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Turkey Tetrazzini

Turkey Tetrazzini is a wonderful main dish with turkey, sautéed mushrooms and pasta. Wine cream sauce gives exceptional flavor. Serve with fresh whole cranberry sauce.
Course American
Cuisine Main course
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 9
Author Allie Taylor


  • 1 pound spaghetti noodles
  • 8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 7 tablespoons butter divided
  • 3 cups turkey broth or chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream or half and half
  • 2 tablespoons white cooking wine or sherry
  • 3 cups cooked sliced turkey or chicken
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  • Drain.
  • Place cooked spaghetti in greased 9" X 13" greased baking dish.
  • Sautee sliced mushrooms in 1 tablespoon of the butter, 'til light brown. Drain off any excess juice.
  • Now make the cream sauce.
  • Melt 6 tablespoons butter in a saucepan over low heat.
  • Whisk in 1/2 cup flour.
  • Add turkey broth and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with a whisk until smooth and thick, about 5 minutes.
  • Add cream, salt, pepper and cooking wine.
  • Add in sautéed mushrooms.
  • Now place turkey slices on top of the cooked spaghetti.
  • Pour the mushroom cream sauce over everything.
  • Top with grated parmesan cheese.
  • Bake uncovered at 400 degrees until hot, bubbly and just beginning to turn golden, about 25 minutes.


Put this casserole together up to a day ahead. Refrigerate and bake later. Add 10-15 minutes extra baking time if it goes in the oven cold.