Tasting Tuesday

Tasting Tuesday: Leftover Thanksgiving Casserole

Everyone loves Thanksgiving leftovers. It’s almost always better in the day or days following the actual meal itself, and the possibilities for what you can create are endless. This recipe is for a casserole that’s sure to make your taste buds happy.

  • 4 cups leftover prepared stuffing, divided
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped leftover cooked turkey, about 1 lb.
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise, divided
  • 1/4 cup cranberry sauce
  • 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Spray 8-inch baking dish with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. Place half of the stuffing in the dish and top with all of the turkey.
  3. In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup mayo and cranberry sauce; evenly spread over turkey.
  4. In another bowl, combine remaining 1/2 cup of mayo, potatoes and cheese; evenly spread on top of cranberry sauce mixture.
  5. Top with remaining stuffing.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes or until heated through.

Though this recipe calls for Thanksgiving leftovers, there’s nothing that says you can’t make it from scratch! Be sure to check out the Golden Eagle Pantry for any ingredients you may be able to use for this meal and, as always, get creative and customize this recipe to your tastes.

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