Tastes Like Thanksgiving Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by berry271

A tradition for us to use up Thanksgiving Leftovers. If possible I enjoy it even more than Thanksgiving Dinner (I always have been a sucker for casseroles). Found in Dec/Jan 2008 issue of TOH. Submitted by Mary Lou Timpson. A lot of ingredients, and slightly labor intensive, but worth the effort. If you are using leftover potatoes skip steps 3-5, and 12.

Top Review by makesharamel

I made a half-recipe and it was as good as to be expected. However, it does take long to prepare. I did make some substitutions; cream of mushroom, pre-seasoned (chicken flavor) stuffing, and beef broth. Will make it again!

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease a 9 by 13 baking dish.
  3. Peel and cut potatoes into chunks.
  4. Place in a Dutch oven and cover with water.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook until tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, chop celery and onion.
  7. Saute in butter until tender and remove from heat.
  8. In a large bowl, combine stuffing cubes, poultry seasoning and sage.
  9. Stir in broth and sauteed celery and onions and transfer to greased baking dish.
  10. In a large bowl combine turkey, soup, garlic powder, and 1/4 cup of the sour cream.
  11. Spoon over stuffing mixture.
  12. Drain potatoes and mash.
  13. Beat the remaining sour cream, cream cheese, pepper and salt into the potatoes (or leftover mashed potatoes), and spread over turkey mixture. The baking dish will be rather full.
  14. Sprinkle with cheese and bake uncovered for 30-35 minutes.

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