Hearty Turkey Casserole Recipe
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Hearty Turkey Casserole Recipe

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This recipe comes from reader Eunice Holmberg of Willmar, Minnesota. It’s a creamy, cheesy delight for guests of all ages.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/2 pound process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and place in a large bowl. Add the remaining ingredients.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Hearty Turkey Casserole in Simple & Delicious November/December 2007, p15

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Beckster19 User ID: 2864803 153498
Reviewed May. 31, 2013

"I've made this several times and I'm always surprised how delicious it is, when the ingredient list seems rather bland. I served this to some in-laws recently, who were all skeptical about a turkey casserole with hard-boiled eggs in it, but they all loved it and went for more! easy to make; definitely a keeper!"

msdaisey User ID: 1222542 207696
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2010

"my whole family loved this"

Sage Honey User ID: 3454562 74768
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2008

"Re: Hearty turkey casserole

This is a keeper! Used penne pasta instead of macaroni, an extra egg, and topped with grated parmesan cheese. Will definitely make this again!"

Bonnie Anderson User ID: 2474592 136218
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2008

"This is great except for process cheese food. (Our dog won't even eat it!) But regular or reduced fat shredded cheddar is great in it!


maggie2375 User ID: 1836691 74690
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2008

"This is an easy dish to make and tastes really good. Very cheesy."

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