Turkey Tetrazzini Casserole

“This is a make-ahead meal: one of many I made in preparation for the birth of my daughter. This would be a great way to use leftover Thanksgiving turkey.”
READY IN:
1hr 45mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. This is a make ahead meal and there are three ways you can make these: individual pans (8- 9 round foil tart or pot pie pans 5 inches across, 1 1/4 inches deep); family casseroles (2 8x8x2 inch foil pans); and company sized (1 8x12x1 inch foil pan, slide this sized pan onto a cutting board before handling hot as it is large).
  2. Cook linguine 3/4 of time recommended by manufacturer.
  3. Rinse under cold running water until cool and let drain.
  4. Combine everything but butter, breadcrumbs, and cheese.
  5. Pour this mixture equally into whatever sized pan (s) you have decided on.
  6. Freeze uncovered while you make the breadcrumbs.
  7. Melt the butter.
  8. Stir breadcrumbs in and cook until light amber.
  9. Spread hot crumbs on a plate and refrigerate about 30 minutes to cool.
  10. Blend Parmesan into cooled crumbs.
  11. Spread crumbs evenly over pan (s).
  12. Cover with foil and label.
  13. When ready to cook preheat oven to 400 and uncover pan (s).
  14. Both the individual and family sizes take an hour to cook.
  15. The company size takes an hour and 15 minutes.

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