What To Do With Leftover Turkey?

Leftover Turkey Tettrazini

Not sure what to do with leftover turkey that you’ll find in your fridge later this week? Here’s an easy recipe for Turkey Tettrazini, that’s a great way to use up those leftovers and will make a ton of food. In fact, one batch made enough for three round casserole dishes at our house, so this is a great way to use what you have on hand and stock your freezer with a few meals while you’re at it!

{Note: this makes a LOT of food, so you may want to cut the recipe in half if you have a small family!}


If you’re looking for more ideas of recipes that could easily use some of that leftover turkey, here are a few other suggestions (don’t let that turkey go to waste!) 🙂

{Leftover} Turkey Tettrazini

{Leftover} Turkey Tettrazini


  • 1 lb. spaghetti, cooked & drained
  • 3-4 cups cooked turkey or chicken
  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 butter
  • 2 cubes chicken bouillon
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 package frozen broccoli, cooked and drained (optional)


  1. After cooking spaghetti, heat together soup, water, butter, bouillion onion powder and salt on stove top.
  2. Bring to boil, then mix together spaghetti, turkey (or chicken), soup mixture, and 1/2 cup shredded cheese.
  3. Pour in large casserole, or divide into 2 smaller casseroles and freeze one casserole for later.
  4. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup of cheese.
  5. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.


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  1. Hi, I’m going to try out this recipe tonight, but I wanted to double check something. You have “1/4 butter” in your ingredients. Did you mean 1/4 cup of butter?

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