“I’ve fixed this many times and like to make it differently on occasion. I’ve swapped in other meats, such as chicken sausage, veal or ground pork, and added in summer squash, zucchini, green beans and mushrooms, depending on what’s in season. Also, fresh herbs really perk up the flavors.” —Kim Forni, Claremont, New Hampshire
I make this recipe with leftover turkey, and it's a whole new meal! We look forward to having it after Christmas and Thanksgiving and other times when I roast a turkey for a family gathering.
-Susan Payne, Corner Brook, Newfoundland
I took a traditional family recipe and put my own nutritious spin on it to create this casserole. The chopped spinach and turkey pepperoni add color and flair, pleasing both the eyes and the palate.
—Andrea Abrahamsen of Brentwood, California
Your family will flip over this turkey and mushroom casserole from Irene Banegas of Las Cruces, New Mexico. In fact, the creamy Parmesan-topped tetrazzini is so satisfying, that no one will suspect that it's low in fat.
A special cousin shared the recipe for this comforting casserole. The almonds and water chestnuts give it a fun crunch. My husband, Lee, and I live on a farm and have two married children and two granddaughters.
This hearty stuffed pasta dish will feed a crowd. Tangy tomato sauce tops manicotti that's filled with a mouthwatering blend of Italian sausage, chicken, spinach and mozzarella cheese. Be prepared to share the recipe!—Pat Schroeder, Elkhorn, Wisconsin
"This hearty pasta dish was inspired by the delicious sausage rolls served at our favorite Italian restaurant," relates Vicky Benscoter of Birmingham, Alabama. "I serve if frequently for supper since it's easy to prepare and my husband thinks it's great!"
Whenever I'm invited to attend a potluck, people usually ask me to bring this tempting casserole. The turkey, ham and cheese are delectable combined with the crunchy topping. When I bake a turkey, I prepare the leftovers for this dish, knowing I'll be making it again soon.
-Joyce Paul, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
"A co-worker gave me this recipe when we were discussing quick-and-easy ways to use leftover turkey," recalls Cherry Williams of St. Albert, Alberta. "The mild cheesy casserole is a hit with my family. And it doesn't get much easier than this...you don't even have to cook the macaroni first!"