Leftover Turkey and Stuffing Casserole

Total Time:
55 min
10 min
5 min
40 min

8 to 12 servings

  • Cooking spray, for greasing the casserole dish
  • 9 large eggs, beaten
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup leftover Turkey Gravy, recipe follows
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 5 cups leftover Cornbread Stuffing, recipe follows
  • 2 cups leftover Roasted Vegetables, recipe follows
  • 2 cups 1/2-inch-diced leftover Roasted Turkey Breast, or your favorite recipe
  • 1/2 cup cranberry sauce, optional
  • Turkey Gravy:
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups turkey stock, warmed
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Cornbread Stuffing:
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, small diced
  • 1 cup small-diced celery
  • 1 cup small-diced carrots
  • 4 cups homemade Cornbread Croutons, or store-bought
  • 4 cups store-bought seasoned croutons
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh sage, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
  • 1 quart chicken stock
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • Roasted Vegetables:
  • 1 pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 pound red beets, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 yellow onions, large diced (about 4 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  • Whisk together the eggs, milk, 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl. Stir in the Turkey Gravy and hot sauce. Spread the Cornbread Stuffing in the prepared baking dish, then sprinkle over the Roasted Vegetables and Roasted Turkey Breast. Pour the egg mixture over the top. Bake until golden brown and set, 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes before slicing. Garnish with the cranberry sauce, if using.

Turkey Gravy:
  • Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and cook until golden, 1 to 2 minutes. Whisk in the warmed stock. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened, 10 to 15 minutes. The mixture should coat the back of a spoon. Pour in the wine, stir and cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Yield: 2 cups

Cornbread Stuffing:
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Melt the coconut oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Saute the onion, celery and carrots until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and put into a large bowl. Add the cornbread croutons, seasoned croutons, thyme, rosemary, sage and cayenne if using. Add the chicken stock and stir to combine. Taste and add salt and pepper, then stir in the eggs. Mix to combine and pour into a 9-by-13-inch casserole dish. Bake until golden brown and fluffy but still moist, 45 to 55 minutes. Yield: 8 to 12 servings

Roasted Vegetables:
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  • Put the squash, beets, onions and thyme in a large bowl. Drizzle with oil and toss to coat. Season generously with salt and pepper. Spread in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet and roast, tossing once, until golden brown and tender, 45 to 50 minutes. Yield: 3 cups

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