Author: Simple Foodie

Turkey Tetrazzini

Turkey Tetrazzini

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Servings: 8

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Turkey Tetrazzini Recipe. What do to with leftover turkey? This is the classic answer to that question.


unsalted butter 3 Tbsps
button mushroom 2/3 lb sliced thin
shallot 4 chopped
turkey 4 cups chopped
pea (frozen) 1 cup
white wine 1/2 cup
penne pasta 1 lb
salt 3 Tbsps
ricotta cheese 1 lb
Parmesan cheese 1 cup
heavy cream 1 cup
black pepper 1/4 tsp to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Grease a 10 x 15 inch baking dish with a small portion of the butter.
  2. Fill a stockpot with water and bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. In a sauté pan melt 2 tbsps of the unsalted butter and add the sliced mushrooms. Saute for about 6 minutes until the mushrooms give up their liquid and it evaporates.
  4. Add the shallots and sauté for about 2 minutes. Add the chopped turkey, peas, and white wine. Cook for about 5 minutes until most of the wine has evaporated.
  5. Place 2 tbsp's of the salt into the boiling water and add the penne pasta. Cook for about 8 minutes until it is barely tender. Drain Well.
  6. Add the barely tender pasta to the turkey mixture and add the ricotta cheese, 3/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese, heavy cream, black pepper, and the remaining salt to taste. Combine well.
  7. Pour into the greased baking dish and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese and dot with remaing butter.
  8. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until the top is golden and crunchy.