Leftover Turkey or Chicken Casserole

5 Servings222 cals

It’s that time of the year where LEFTOVERS reign supreme! The next time anyone asks if you want to take anything home, you’ll be prepared to say “YES”! This Leftover Turkey or Chicken Casserole recipe is more than just delicious and easy to make, it’s PACKED with protein.

Start with a small oven safe dish unless you’re doubling or tripling the recipe then start with something bigger. You can easily scale the recipe below.

Leftover Casserole

In your dish add 9 ounces of turkey or chicken and 2 cups of fresh or thawed broccoli.

In a bowl, add in and mix together 1/2 can of cream of chicken, 1 container of plain fat free Greek yogurt (great substitute for sour cream), and 1 cup of shredded Swiss cheese.

Spread that over your broccoli layer and take out another bowl. In that bowl, mix together 1/2 package of stuffing and 1/2 cup of hot water.

Spread that over the top of your casserole and top it with anything else you want on it like bacon bits and/or hot sauce.

Bake your leftover turkey or chicken casserole on 350F/176C for 30-35 minutes. Add more time if you doubled or tripled the recipe!

There you go, a couple bucks, a few leftovers, and in 30 minutes you have an absolutely delicious meal you can eat the rest of the week that’s macro friendly.

On the topic of leftovers, what are some of your favorite leftovers? Let me know in the comments below!

Pair this with our Protein Pumpkin Pie for dessert!

Leftover Turkey or Chicken Casserole Recipe

Leftover Turkey or Chicken Casserole

Too many leftovers? Try this Leftover Chicken or Turkey Casserole recipe that's quick, macro friendly, packed with protein, and DELICIOUS!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken casserole, leftover, turkey casserole
Servings: 5 Servings
Calories: 222kcal
Cost: $4
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken casserole, leftover, turkey casserole
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 5 Servings
Calories: 222kcal
Cost: $4

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Ingredients

  • 9 Ounces Turkey - or Chicken
  • 2 Cups Broccoli - Thawed or Fresh
  • ½ Can Cream of Chicken - 149g 98% Fat Free
  • 5.3 Ounces Greek Yogurt - 150g Plain
  • 1 Cup Swiss Cheese - 112g Reduced Fat Shredded
  • 2 ½ Servings Stuffing Mix - 92.5g
  • ½ Cup Hot Water - 4 Ounces
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Bacon Bits - *Optional

Instructions

  • Add in your Turkey or Chicken into the bottom of a smaller baking dish (unless you’re doubling or tripling the recipe then use something bigger)
  • Layer on top of that your Broccoli
  • Mix together your Cream of Chicken, Greek Yogurt, and Swiss Cheese
  • Add that on top of your Broccoli layer and smooth it out
  • Mix together your Stuffing and Hot Water
  • Add that on top and top it with whatever else you want (I prefer some bacon bits)
  • Bake it on 350F/176C for 30-35 minutes

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Notes

Look for lower sodium ingredients to easily reduce the sodium in the recipe.
Calories in the WHOLE recipe:
  • Calories: 1111
  • Fat: 27g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Sodium: 1075mg
  • Carbs: 100g Net Carbs = 88g
  • Fiber: 12g
  • Sugar: 16g
  • Protein: 117g
 
Calories in each serving (if you make 5):
  • Calories: 222
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.4g
  • Sodium: 215mg
  • Carbs: 20g Net Carbs = 17.6g
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Sugar: 3.5g
  • Protein: 23.4g

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 23.4g | Fat: 5.4g | Saturated Fat: 2.4g | Sodium: 215mg | Fiber: 2.4g | Sugar: 3.5g

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