This is a delicious way to use up leftover turkey. As another review mentioned, I too was in search of a way to use up leftover turkey so I did not use ground turkey. My husband and I agree that it may not be good with ground turkey but we are biased against ground turkey, ymmv. I put in an extra garlic, black pepper, and cayenne pepper for my seasonings. I drained all but 2 T of bacon drippings and added another T of butter so it was really rich. I used parmesan cheese right out of the green canister for my cheese. Absolutely yummy! I heated it up the next day for lunch and it was still delicious. Thank you, Manda C for this easy, satisfying casserole!
I was looking for a leftover turkey recipe so I used chunks of turkey. Additionally, I didn't have everything so I used ham and swiss with bow tie for the pancetta and cheddar and egg noodles. Everyone loved it!! I will make this again and again.