This turkey casserole is the perfect way to use up leftovers!
Turkey, veggies, and gravy are baked under a layer of creamy mashed potatoes and savory stuffing that bakes into a whole new meal!
I am so excited to partner with Bob Evans to create this fall favorite recipe!
We Love Turkey Leftovers!
- Leftover turkey casserole recipe is a cozy comfort food that’s quick work for the cook!
- Easy prep! Ready-made mashed potatoes and stuffing make for easy peasy prep, so it’s perfect for last-minute company or when the big game is on!
- This tasty dish has everything stuffed into one hearty dinner that goes from the oven to the table in minutes!
Ingredients and Variations
Turkey – Cut leftover turkey into cubes or shred it. Chicken, ham, and even ground Italian sausage make a delicious casserole!
Veggies – Fresh or leftover green beans, corn, broccoli, peas, mushrooms, or even a frozen bag of mixed vegetables can be used. No gravy? Use a can of mushroom soup!
Potatoes – Use leftover or ready-made mashed potatoes. Even leftover mashed sweet potatoes will work if you have them, or why not mix them both together?
Variations – Cooked egg noodles or brown rice can be mixed with stuffing if mashed potatoes aren’t available. Sprinkle on a little parmesan or shredded mozzarella cheese for a melty, bubbly topping!
How to Make Turkey Casserole
Leftover turkey casserole is as traditional as the turkey dinner itself! Just mix, layer, and cook!
- Saute celery, onion, and seasonings in butter.
- Combine the onion mixture with turkey, vegetables, and gravy in a casserole dish.
- Spread mashed potatoes over the turkey mixture and then top with stuffing.
- Drizzle with butter and bake until lightly browned. Let rest for about 5 minutes before serving.
Serving Suggestions for Turkey Casserole
Serve leftover turkey casserole with candied carrots, roasted butternut squash, green bean casserole or bacon wrapped brussels sprouts for another festive feast! Or maybe just a simple green salad with a tangy vinaigrette, plus some fluffy dinner rolls for a simple yet delicious dinner. Don’t forget the yummy Snickers pie for dessert!
Tips for Leftovers!
Keep leftover turkey casserole in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze portions in air-tight containers in the freezer for up to 3 months. To freeze an entire cooked casserole, bake it in an aluminum foil-lined casserole dish. Once the casserole is cooled completely, fold over the aluminum foil and freeze. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating in the oven.
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Leftover Turkey Casserole Recipe
- ½ cup diced onion
- 1 stalk celery sliced
- ½ teaspoon poultry seasoning
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 cups leftover shredded turkey or chicken
- 1 cup frozen green beans defrosted
- 2 cup frozen corn defrosted
- 1 ½ cups leftover turkey gravy or 1 jar turkey gravy
- 1 package Bob Evans Garlic Mashed Potatoes
- 2 ½ cups leftover stuffing or one package stuffing mix prepared
- 1 tablespoon melted butter
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- In a skillet, cook celery, onion and poultry seasoning in butter over medium heat until softened, about 5 minutes (do not brown).
- Combine onion mixture, shredded turkey, green beans, corn, and gravy in a 2.5 quart casserole dish.
- Spread mashed potatoes over top of turkey mixture. Top with prepared stuffing.
- Drizzle with melted butter and bake bake uncovered 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Refrigerate leftover turkey casserole in a covered container for up to 3 days.
- Freeze portions in air-tight containers in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.
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