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Thanksgiving Turkey Casserole

Weather’s getting colder, and that can only mean one thing…festive dishes! This casserole has everything you love about Thanksgiving dinner into one delicious dish! This recipe is a must try from Kentucky Legend

Thanksgiving Turkey Casserole

What's better than Thanksgiving dinner? A casserole with all the best flavors from Thanksgiving rolled into one! Try this yummy recipe from Kentucky Legend!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp butter (approx.)
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 stalks celery thin sliced
  • 1 tbsp crumbled sage
  • 12 oz Kentucky Legend Quarter Sliced Turkey chopped
  • 2 cups cubed butternut squash
  • 6 cups day-old bread cubed
  • 1 cup each shredded Gruyère and white Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp poultry seasoning
  • 1 tbsp each finely chopped fresh parsley and chives
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Heat oil and butter in large, nonstick skillet set over medium heat; sauté onion, celery and sage for about 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in turkey and squash; cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until squash is fork-tender.
  • Place bread in large bowl; top with turkey mixture. Toss gently until well combined. In separate bowl, toss Gruyère with Cheddar. Stir half of the cheese mixture and cranberries into bread mixture.
  • Whisk together eggs, milk, cream, mustard, garlic, poultry seasoning, parsley, chives, Worcestershire, salt and pepper. Pour over bread mixture; stir to combine. Let stand for 10 minutes. Scrape into buttered 13- x 9-inch (3 L) casserole dish. Sprinkle remaining cheese mixture over top.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Transfer to wire rack. Let cool for 15 minutes.


Keyword casserole, Thanksgiving dishes, turkey
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