Turkey Tettrazini

About recipe

Wondering what to do with all that leftover turkey this holiday season? Turkey Tetrazzini is a comforting dish our chefs recently prepared for our clients on renal, cardiac, diabetic, and wellness diets.

Ingredients (serves 1)

  1. 2 tablespoons olive or canola oil
  2. 1 cup – mushrooms white button, quartered
  3. 1 medium onion, diced
  4. 1 cup celery, diced
  5. 1 cup Carrot, diced
  6. ½ teaspoon Kosher salt Salt
  7. ½ teaspoon black pepper
  8. ¼ cup sherry or cooking wine
  9. 2 tablespoons flour
  10. 4 cups chicken or turkey stock
  11. ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  12. 2 ounces cream cheese
  13. 1 lb turkey meat, cooked & chopped
  14. ½ cup peas
  15. 1 lb box of  penne, cooked
  16. 2 tablespoons panko
  17. 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  18. 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  19. 2 tablespoons oregano, chopped


  1. Heat oil in the skillet. Add mushrooms and cook until soft
  2. Add onion, celery and carrots and cook until soft.
  3. Add salt, pepper and sherry.
  4. Add flour and mix until fully absorbed.
  5. Add Turkey stock slowly while stirring to mix in all flour. Once all stock has been added bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Turn off heat and whisk in parmesan and cream cheese.
  7. Fold in turkey and peas and then add pasta.
  8. Stir gently until all pasta is evenly coated.
  9. Transfer mixture into 9 by 13 baking dish.
  10. Combine panko with butter, chopped parsley and oregano and mix until evenly coated. Sprinkle crumbs over the top of pan.
  11. Place in the oven at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until crumbs have browned.
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