Creamy Chicken (Or Turkey) Tetrazzini

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This tetrazzini is made extra creamy by using cream cheese!!! I love this with leftover turkey from the holidays!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook and stir onion and celery in butter in a large skillet on medium heat until tender.
  2. Add broth, cream cheese and 1/2 cup parmesan.
  3. Cook on low heat until cream cheese is melted, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients except 1/4 cup parmesan.
  5. Mix lightly.
  6. Transfer to 13x9 inch baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup parmesan.
  7. Bake at 350º for 30 minutes.
Most Helpful

To die for delicious. I just cook for me, so I used a 9 x 6-1/4 casserole dish. I winged it with amounts. One thing I don't think it needed with the larger baking dish was 1/2 cup of flour. I only used 2 tbsp (whole wheat) and mine thickened perfectly. I think 3 Tbsp. would have worked perfectly for the 9 x 12. Along with the whole wheat flour, I used no salt added stock (16 oz.), a little dry white wine (I use vermouth), and added more pepper, a little fresh parsley and dried tarragon, and I used whole wheat linguine. Can't wait to have it again tonight. This will be my go-to recipe for tetrazzini from now on.

janet.mlr April 26, 2015

I made this for a holiday potluck luncheon and it got raves from everyone. I added a little extra celery and used unsalted chicken stock but otherwise followed the recipe. I was wondering if anyone had tried it using some white wine - thinking I'll do that when I make it next time.

Foxtrotlady December 18, 2012

Great recipe to use up leftover turkey. Very easy to throw together. I'll be using this over again at Thanksgiving.

Claudia Dawn October 07, 2011