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Monday, February 28, 2011

Made From Scratch Tuesday 3/1

What a week! Have you guys been a busy as I have? In all the craziness of last week, I had a few chances to whip up some meals that were pleasing to everyone. The fish tacos went over great, as did my Tetrazzini.
I followed the recipe below from www.leftoverchicken.com, with my changes in italics.

Turkey Tetrazzini


Note: May be made 1 day ahead.
1 T. flour
1 T. butter
1 c milk
¼ t salt
¼ t pepper
¼ t paprika (sometimes my stomach doesn't like paprika, so I cut this out)
¼ t sage
¼ t dry mustard
Few drops onion juice (onion juice? I diced one small onion and sauteed it with the mushrooms)
1 t. lemon juice
2 c. cooked chicken, cut in pieces (I used turkey, chopped into pieces, didn't measure, but it was enough to serve 5 in the end)
¾ c cooked spaghetti (I cooked some angel hair pasta, again didn't measure)
½ c chopped fresh mushrooms (I used 2 portebella mushroom caps)
2 T. butter
¼ lb. grated Parmesan cheese (I used about 1/4 c.)
2 c. chopped spinach
Sliced, fresh mozzarella
¾ c butter bread crumbs
Make a medium white sauce of the flour, butter, milk and salt. Add the pepper, paprika sage, mustard and onion & lemon juices to the white sauce and heat to the boiling point. Add chicken turkey, spaghetti, spinach, parmesan cheese, and mushrooms and onions which have been sautéed in the butter. Fill 2 individual greased casseroles or one larger casserole with the mixture and top with mozzarella cheese and bread crumbs. Bake in 400 degree oven for about 15 minutes or until the crumbs are very brown and ingredients are warmed through.



What goodies have you been cooking up this week?
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15 comments:

Jennifer said...

Thanks Jen! Have fantabulous Tuesday! <3

Cozy Home Scenes said...

I often cook a lot of chicken at once for future meals. Many times I'll cut them up, put breading on them and make chicken tenders. They are great to throw in salads, grab a couple for a snack, or to make meals with them.

Thanks for hosting the party.

21st Century Housewife© said...

Your Tetrazzini looks wonderful! I love the sound of the recipe too. Thank you so much for hosting.

Theresa said...

This sounds delish!!! Thanks for sharing Jen!

Miz Helen said...

Your Titrazzini looks very comforting and tasty. Thank you for sharing and hosting today. Have a great week!

Under Her Wings said...

Tetrazini is always in order. Thanks for the recipe and for the party! Have a wonderful day.

Michelle @ On and Off My Plate said...

Looks so good....I don't know why I don't make this more often...such a comforting dish. Thanks for sharing and for hosting the hop! Cheery for Tuesday.

Nightly Cafe said...

Great recipe. Stopping in on the train. Hope you have a great week. Following :).

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Donna @ The House on the Corner said...

Thanks so much for joining the Tuesday Train!!

I’m following you back!

Shanae Branham said...

This looks delicious. I can't say tettra...let along spell it. I am glad I stopped by today. By the way, I have a contest giveaway on my blog you might find fun. Take a look. triumphandtears.blogspot.com

a moderate life said...

Hey Jay! I love that tetrazinni even if i cant spell it! bookmarking that to make one day soon! I might have to put the spinach on the side for my daughter though! Linking up a made from scratch childhood favorite called savory english minced meat! All the best, Alex

Tree said...

This looks delicious! I've never tried to make Turkey Tetrazinni. Looking forward to trying it out!

greenTXmom said...

Love tetrazinni!! I wonder if my 4 year old would eat this. He is my pickiest eater. :)
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Christy said...

your tetrazinni recipe looks really good...spinach is a nice addition. thank you for sharing with tuesday night supper club.

Alea said...

I love this carnival! I try to cook from scratch as much as possible. You get twice the flavor for half the price. :) I'll be back next week.

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