Monday, November 23, 2009

After Thanksgiving Casserole

Every November, my cooking class at the Council on Aging centers around what to do with leftover turkey. Last year I made turkey paninis with cranberry mayo and caramelized onions. They loved it! This year, the group wanted a casserole made with all the makings from Thanksgiving dinner.

I decided to put a layered casserole together and it was a big hit! Here is the recipe.

After Thanksgiving Casserole

Green Beans (or any leftover vegetables)
Sliced turkey
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Shredded Cheddar Cheese

The size of the baking dish will depend upon how many leftovers you have. Layer stuffing on the bottom of the baker. Top with any leftover vegetables. I used green beans. Top the vegetables with sliced turkey. If you would prefer, dice the turkey for easier handling. Add the gravy. Mix some Cheddar cheese with the mashed potatoes. Spread potato/cheese mixture on top of casserole. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and bake in a 400 degree over until cheese is bubbly.

I think this could be frozen and served at a later date. The guests at the class loved this recipe. I hope you enjoy it too!

1 comment:

  1. Hi... trying to spread the word!

    Happy Holidays!