Turkey Delight

Turkey Delight

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  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    1 h
  • Ready In

    1 h 15 m
Ann Orwig
Recipe by  Ann Orwig

“Turkey Delight is a delicious way to use everyone's favorite Thanksgiving leftovers in a single dish. Turkey, gravy, potatoes and stuffing form a magnificent holiday quartet. I often prepare the dish on Thanksgiving Day, then cook it a few days later.”

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Original recipe yields 16 cups



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain and mash.
  3. Prepare stuffing as directed.
  4. Place the stuffing in a 2 quart baking dish. Layer with turkey and cover with 1 cup gravy. Top with mashed potatoes and the remaining gravy.
  5. Bake covered in the preheated oven 45 minutes, or until bubbly and lightly browned.

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I wish there were more than five stars to rate this recipe accordingly! I'm a big fan of casseroles, so this one really takes the cake in my book. Not only was it DELICIOUS and easy to make, but it helped me to use up almost all of my Thanksgiving leftovers. Another honorable mention is the fact that my *usually* picky husband LOVED it. I made the recipe more efficient for myself by using instant mashed potatoes combined with my leftover "real" ones, added in my sausage dressing leftovers with the Stovetop Stuffing that I mixed up, and combined my dripping gravy with a pre-made jar. I also added some fresh sage into the layers of potatoes and the gravy. Now, rather than dealing with several containers in my fridge and wondering whether they'll be eaten or spoil first, I need only reach for this one yummy dish. Thanks so much, Ann!

Sarah Jo

Sarah Jo

I didn't even bother with the mash potato step as I had leftover mashed potatoes in the fridge! I just layered the casserole like the instructions stated (with the leftover cold ingredients) and baked. I served this with other leftover vegetable sides and extra gravy. Excellent way to make a quick dinner after a long day at work for a ravenous family.



Why not go all out? Throw in a thin layer of leftover cranberry sauce (jelly or berry) between the turkey and potato topping (I had about 2/3 cups and put mine on top of the gravy), it was AMAZING! Recipe is excellent just as it is, but adding the cranberry made it extraordinary!

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Amount Per Serving (32 total)

  • Calories
  • 123 cal
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs
  • 18.9 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 176 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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