Creamy Turkey a la King Recipe
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Creamy Turkey a la King Recipe

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My friend made me this creamy casserole when I brought my twins home from the hospital. It's quick to make, but special enough to serve to guests. At 76 cents per serving, this is one tasty bargain. —Valerie Gee, West Seneca, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 cup sliced cooked carrots
  • 1 cup cut fresh green beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Warm biscuits

Nutritional Facts

355 calories: 1 each, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 1024mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein .


  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add broth and milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Stir in the turkey, carrots, green beans, salt and pepper; heat through.
  3. Serve immediately with biscuits or cool and freeze in a freezer container for up to 3 months.
  4. To use frozen Turkey a la King: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Transfer to a saucepan; add chicken broth to thin if necessary. Cover and cook over medium-low heat until heated through, stirring occasionally. Serve with biscuits. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Turkey a la King in Taste of Home October/November 2008, p67

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2015

"I made it vegetarian. I used Vegetable broth(low sodium) instead of chicken broth and Tofu instead of turkey. I made a basic biscuit from scratch(just search basic biscuit) super easy. While the meal was cooking I made the biscuits. Everything organic and whole wheat flour. Who says healthy can't be easy and good? Seasoned with salt, pepper, onion powder and it was a hit."

Reviewed Feb. 3, 2013

"My Mom loved it, I found it a little salty"

Reviewed May. 8, 2011

"Tried this last night!! My whole family loved it! I used chicken instead of turkey and add some peas as well. Will absolutley make again!!!!!!!!!!!! SO YUMMY"

Mrs. Cowan
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2011

"Good use for leftover turkey, and good comfort food!"

Reviewed Dec. 1, 2009

"low cost and tastey"

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