2 cups shredded cooked turkey breast (about 8 ounces)
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 cups 1% low-fat milk
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
5 large eggs
6 cups French or Italian bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 8 ounces)
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 350°.
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms, celery, onion, thyme, and garlic; cook 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in turkey, salt, and black pepper. Remove mixture from heat, and cool slightly.
Combine milk, mustard, red pepper, and eggs in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir in mushroom mixture and bread; toss well. Spoon into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
I made this for company last night. Was a little nervous because a few folks weren't too happy with the recipe. I added the extras that folks recommended....chicken bouillon...herbs de provence and some extra thyme. It was wonderful. I served it with a spinach salad with pears, pecans and blue cheese. I will DEFINETELY be making this again....especially after Thanksgiving
This is a great recipe for leftover Thanksgiving turkey. I used dry thyme leaves and added more, as I love the favor. I also added 3/4 tsp of Poultry Seasoning. Served it with a littlle leftover gravy. Both my husband and I loved it.
I made this for dinner last night, and it was fantastic. My super-healthy BF (who never overeats) stuffed himself. Based on the other reviewers comments, I did make a couple of changes. I added 3/4 tsp. each of poultry seasoning and herbs de provence. I also added 2 tsp. of Better Than Boullion (2 cubes equivalent) to the milk. I had about 1/2 cup of leftover turkey gravy, so I drizzled that on top before baking. I served it with a simple side salad, and it was the perfect meal! I'm eating the leftovers as we speak, and it's just as good the next day.
Wow!! I loved this recipe! I'm a college student and love to experiment with new recipes and this one is a keeper. I added more spices because many reviews said it was bland. I also made just a bit of turkey gravy to go on top but it didn't really need it. Delicious and savory. I'll be making this one again, once it gets a little colder. Also, I used chicken, it's cheaper.
I love this! I did however read the reviews before making this recipe and added some summer savory along with the the thyme, and-I think this was key-I added 2 dissolved chicken bouillon cubes to the milk. I think this might be why it wasn't bland like some of the reviews said.
I am making this recipe tonight. I like to think I can 'taste' a recipe before I make it. I will add Herbs de Provence, and homemade turkey gravy to it. Also, my breadcubes were toasted with garlic before I added them! I'll re-rate when I've eaten it!
It was a little dry and I was surprised it didn't have more flavor. I ended up pouring chicken broth over the leftovers before re-heating them in the microwave which really helped add some flavor too. If I make it again, I think I will pour a can of chicken broth over the whole thing before putting it in the oven.
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