Turkey Noodle Bake via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com

Happy Turkey Tuesday!

Today’s recipe is courtesy of my Mom … and it is certainly a classic comfort dish. We talk a lot at my work about making sure people realize turkey isn’t just about the whole bird, mashed potatoes, and gravy. But sometimes you just need a hotdish like this one in your arsenal!

Turkey Noodle Bake via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com

After all, what’s not to love about noodles, turkey, and gravy, am I right?

How will you #tryturkey this week?

Lara

Creamy Turkey & Gravy Noodle Bake
Yields 12
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Noodle Bake
  1. 12 oz. (about 6 cups) medium noodles
  2. 1/2 C butter
  3. 3 1/2 Cups milk (my mom uses whole or 2%)
  4. 1/4 C all-purpose flour
  5. 1/2 tsp. salt
  6. 2 -10 3/4 oz. cans Heinz chicken gravy
  7. 4 Cups diced cooked turkey
Topping
  1. 1/2 C fine bread crumbs
  2. 1 1/2 T. melted butter
  3. 1 C American cheese (or your choice of favorite cheese)
Instructions
  1. Cook noodles according to package directions.
  2. Drain.
  3. Add 2 T. butter and 1/2 cup of the milk to the noodles.
  4. Melt remaining 6 T. butter.
  5. Blend in flour, salt, and pepper.
  6. Add the remaining 3 cups of milk.
  7. Cook and stir until mixture thickens and bubbles.
  8. Stir in the gravy, chicken and noodles.
  9. Spread in 13x9x2 inch baking dish (my mom likes to use a glass dish).
  10. Bake covered in a moderate oven at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
  11. Mix the topping together and sprinkle around the edges of the casserole.
  12. Bake 10 minutes more.
Notes
  1. The topping mixture can be doubled and then sprinkled over the entire top of the casserole if desired.
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