68 Reviews

I used to have a great turkey tetrazini recipe that has been lost, so had to find another. I only make Tetrazini recipes with sherry and without canned soups. This recipe is an absolute winner. My new "go to". Will cherish it.
Thanks so much for already tweaking the recipe to such perfection. I added a bit more sherry (to taste) but your refinement work on this is a masterpeice. Thanks so much for sharing!

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brownstone gal October 05, 2010

PanNan, this is a delicious casserole! Of coarse, I did add fresh mushrooms, and used diced turkey breast that I had cooked and frozen in my freezer. I left out the carrots, as I did not have any. We will be having this for dinner tonight with a salad. I have already had a taste of it and can tell you that I will be making this again, it is delicious! Thank you for sharing!...Kitten:)

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Kittencal@recipezazz December 01, 2004

My family really enjoyed this. Easy to make and good flavor. I like the homemade sauce vs using a canned cream soup.

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yellowdance2 January 06, 2013

This was excellent! I just realized that I used a 16 oz box of angel hair pasta--when the directions called for 8!! It was FINE! I can see how it would have been creamier--but what I made was very flavorful and delicious. It's a very pretty dish, also, the carrots, peas, and celery all lend beautiful color. I didn't use mushrooms, because of a guest's preference, but I'd like to try it again with them. I think I would still increase the pasta from 8 oz. to 12 oz for sure.
12/2012-this time added the mushrooms and used leftover smoked turkey. Oh my gosh--unbelievably good!! I, too, am so glad to have a recipe without cream soup (canned).
btw...with the 16 oz. box of anglehair pasta, we had 9 maybe 10 servings.

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Kim S. December 23, 2012

Because of your recipe my husband is accusing me of trying to poison him 19 years ago. You see I once made Turkey Tetrazzini shortly before we got married and that meal is still infamous. He said he liked it, but I didn't so I never made it again. However about 10 years later, he told me it was horrid. So when I finally got up the nerve to try your recipe I didn't tell him what it was until after he said he liked it. He insisted that either this wasn't turkey tetrazzini or I must have been trying to poison him years ago. I made the recipe as written, using sherry instead of white wine and using mushrooms. This is definitely a keeper. Thanks for helping me rehabilitate my reputation. hehehe

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Twiggyann November 29, 2009

Wonderful! Cut the recipe in half and turned out great. Even reheats well. Thanks for the recipe!

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anme January 08, 2007

This was really great. I was looking for a tetrazzini recipe that did not include canned cream soup or processed cheese, but DID include some sherry. I can only give the actual recipe 4 stars because I did have to make a few adjustments due to what I had on hand. First, I used fettuccini noodles instead of spaghetti. Also, I did not have any mushrooms or carrots, so threw in a drained can of green beans instead. No cream cheese on hand, so used 1/2 c mozzarella and 1/4 c sour cream instead. I boiled 3 turkey wings from Thanksgiving (we had a fried turkey and a roasted one!) and was able to de-bone most of the meat I needed. I did not add the breadcrumb/parmesan cheese topping as a personal preference, but will probably include this the next time. As it was, some of the noodles on top were too crunchy, and the topping probably helps with that. I also added some freshly grated nutmeg and a bit more sherry when the sauce was done simmering. Next time, I will definitly use mushrooms and cream cheese. Overall a really great recipe. I will replace my canned soup/processed cheese recipe for this one. Thanks so much!!

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Sugarmagnolia_fl November 27, 2006

Outstanding!! I served this to company last night and everyone seemed to enjoy it. Actually, the recipe does state very clearly that the spaghetti noodles should be cooked. Don't understand the confusion about that. Will definitely make this again. Thank you for sharing.

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Mswhipple September 26, 2006

I made this dish a few nights ago, and it was delicious. I didn't have turkey, so I used the meat from a store-bought rotisserie chicken. I thought this dish might be a little bland, but it wasn't. The white wine and parmesan cheese added a nice flavor. It's a great comfort food dish, and I bet kids would really love it.

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Velouria February 11, 2005

This was rather good, and an excellent use of holiday leftovers. I think the sherry and the cream cheese really made this special. Easy, clear instructions, and very tasty. I have enough for 8 servings.

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HeatherFeather November 27, 2004
Creamy Turkey Tetrazzini