Turkey, Mashed Potato, and Jack Cheese Casserole

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Notes: For mashed potatoes, use leftovers, purchased, frozen, or a mix.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

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Sunset

Nutritional Information

Calories 496
Caloriesfromfat 38 %
Protein 52 g
Fat 21 g
Satfat 8.9 g
Carbohydrate 24 g
Fiber 2 g
Sodium 627 mg
Cholesterol 184 mg

Ingredients

3 cups scraps, bite-size pieces, or thin slices skinned cooked turkey
2 cups mashed potatoes (see notes)
1 cup (1/4 lb.) shredded jack cheese (plain or with chilies)
Salt and pepper

Preparation

1. Butter a shallow 1 1/2-quart casserole. Cover bottom evenly with turkey. Drizzle 3/4 cup gravy (hot or cold, stirred to soften) over the meat. Stir potatoes to soften, mound onto turkey, and swirl to cover surface of meat. Drizzle remaining 1/4 cup gravy over potatoes, then sprinkle evenly with cheese.

2. Bake in a 450° oven until turkey and potatoes are hot in the center (about 140°), 10 to 15 minutes. If desired, broil 4 to 6 inches from heat until cheese is lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes. Season portions with salt and pepper to taste.

November 2000
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