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Crescent Turkey Casserole

How do you make a dinner of turkey and vegetables really appealing to kids? You turn it into a pie, of course! My version tastes classic, but won’t take much time at all. —Daniela Essman, Perham, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (about 10 ounces), thawed
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 1 tube (4 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°. In a saucepan, mix first 4 ingredients until smooth; gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Add vegetables and turkey; cook and stir until heated through. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking pan.
  • Unroll crescent dough and separate into 8 triangles; arrange over turkey mixture. Bake until casserole is heated through and topping is golden brown, 15-20 minutes.
Turkey Biscuit Potpie: In a bowl, combine turkey breast, thawed mixed vegetables, one 10-3/4-ounce can condensed cream of chicken soup and 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme. Place in a greased 9-in. deep-dish pie plate. Mix 1 cup biscuit/baking mix, 1/2 cup milk and 1 lightly beaten large egg; spoon over top. Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes.
Turkey Asparagus Casserole: In a bowl, combine turkey breast, one thawed 10-ounce package frozen cut asparagus, one 10-3/4-ounce can condensed cream of chicken soup and 1/4 cup water. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes, topping with one 2.8-ounce can french-fried onions during the last 5 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 453 calories, 28g fat (6g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 671mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 22g protein.

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  • susan147
    Dec 30, 2020

    The taste was wonderful; however, the crescent rolls did not get done all the way through even though they were brown on top and the filling was not really hot. Not sure what i did wrong!

  • Tricia
    Dec 1, 2020

    Yum. Kids loved it.

  • David
    Oct 3, 2019

    This is a wonderful dish. The flavors are smooth

  • oreo95
    Mar 2, 2019

    Very simple recipe with ingredients you have on hand. After reading reviews I did double the sauce ingredients with exception of mayonnaise ( used 1/2-3/4 cup). Also baked it in an 11 x 7 pan. Delicious comfort food. Thank You Daniela!

  • mamasu8
    Jun 19, 2018

    Needed a quick dinner tonight and had all ingredients on hand. Delicious!

  • P vinod
    Feb 25, 2018

    Lovely recipe-love turkey-so like this,thanks

  • ms11145
    Jan 11, 2018

    Great way to use up leftover turkey. I did make some additions: I added mushrooms, onions , garlic , oregano and celery. Family was glad I did. Next time I make this, I plan on cutting back on the mayonnaise as we thought it was too prominent. I will add just a tad of sour cream to tone down the mayonnaise flavor.

  • leolamw
    Jan 7, 2018

    I found the sauce was too thick . I added an additional 1/2 cup of milk to thin it to our taste. I use Chicken Base in place of bouillon which adds more flavor & decreases the sodium. Because I thought the recipe sounded a bit bland, I also added a pinch of dried Rosemary, 1/4 tsp garlic powder, & 1/2 tsp dried onion flakes. In place of turkey, I used left over rotisserie chicken. My husband really liked this dish and it will be a repeater at our house.

  • DeliciouslyResourceful_Gina
    Aug 31, 2017

    This is a very good and simple dinner. We used chicken instead of turkey. It was very rich but even still, four servings is ambitious unless some are children. We doubled the recipe and I'm glad we did.

  • Sean N Lynn
    Dec 25, 2016

    used ground beef and added a can of corn , cheddar cheese soup and a spoonful of sour cream totally a hit with grown men!! will definitely make it again!! loved it!!