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Turkey Spectacular Recipe

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Thanksgiving was always the time when my Mamaw would make her Chicken Spectacular and this year I’m making Turkey Spectacular. She would even omit the onions because she knew I didn’t like them in it. This will be our first Thanksgiving without her, and she will truly be missed. To pay tribute to Mamaw, I am going to turn turkey leftovers into “Turkey” Spectacular. This dish couldn’t be easier, and it uses a lot of the ingredients that have been on sale this week at the grocery stores.

Turkey Spectacular Recipe:

Turkey Spectacular

Turkey Spectacular Ingredients:

2 tablespoons butter
1 medium onion, diced
3 cups turkey, diced (or chicken)
2 (14.5 oz) cans French-style green beans, drained
1 (8 oz) can sliced water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1 (10 3/4 oz) can Cream of Celery soup (or whatever kind you have on hand)
1 cup mayonnaise
1 (6 oz.) box Long Grain Wild Rice, cooked according to package directions

How To Make Turkey Spectacular:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Heat butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add onion and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer to a large bowl.

Add all remaining ingredients to the bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.

Pour into a greased 3-quart casserole dish. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand a few minutes before serving.

Thanks, Mamaw!

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More Thanksgiving Recipes To Try:

Citrus Berry Turkey Sauce 
Sausage Balls 
Sweet PotatoeCasserole
Cranberry Cream Cheese Dessert 

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