This savory turkey tucked in homemade buns steals the show at any potluck or family reunion. It’s been a huge hit at football dinners, graduation parties and more. —LaVonne Hegland, St. Michael, Minnesota
Take advantage of convenience items to put a special entree on the table even when time is tight. Our Test Kitchen combined fresh veggies with packaged cooked turkey and gravy, then spooned the colorful mixture into puff pastry shells from the freezer section for a pretty presentation.
TIP: This is also a great way to use up holiday leftovers. Use 2 cups leftover turkey plus 1 cup gravy as a substitute for the 1 package (18 ounces) refrigerated turkey breast slices in gravy.
As a college student, I go for stick-to-your-ribs foods that are also easy on the budget. Here's one that fits the bill. I like to bake this casserole for friends' birthdays. —Stephanie Denning, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
Lynette Randleman's turkey sausage lasagna proves you can layer on great taste while keeping a luscious comfort food light. “My husband likes it better than the traditional tomato-based version,” she adds from Buffalo, Wyoming.
Pesto and focaccia bread make this pretty sandwich deliciously different from most deli sandwiches. This is great to serve at football parties and other group gatherings. —Mary Humeniuk-Smith, Perry Hall, Maryland
I came up with this lasagna recipe when spaghetti squash was on sale at the supermarket, and it was a hit with all my friends. I used ground turkey because I'm trying to cook healthier. —Nancy Beall, Colorado Springs, Colorado