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Creamy Turkey Casserole Recipe

An amazing savory dish with chicken and vegetables and mixed with smashed ritz crackers!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 536kcal
Author: Dorothy Kern
Cost: 6


  • 1- pound pasta rotini, shells, etc
  • 4 ounces (113g) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 10.5 ounce can cream of mushroom soup
  • ½ cup (118ml) nonfat milk
  • ½ cup (118ml) chicken broth (or water or turkey stock)
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 10-12 ounce bag frozen vegetables, thawed
  • 2 ½ cups (345g) cooked turkey or chicken (shredded or cubed)
  • 1 ½ cups about 30 ritz crackers, crushed
  • 4 tablespoons (57g) melted butter


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions for al dente.
  • While pasta is cooking, mix cream cheese with soup, then mix in milk, broth and spices.
  • Drain pasta and add to soup mixture along with vegetables and turkey. Stir to combine.
  • Pour mixture into a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • Crush crackers in a large gallon size bag and add melted butter, mixing by squeezing the bag to incorporate butter throughout. Sprinkle cracker mixture over the top of the pasta in pan.
  • Bake until bubbly and heated through, approximately 15 minutes. Serve hot.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days.



  • You can use rotisserie chicken, leftover turkey, or chicken. Just be sure to shred or dice it bite size.
  • Other cream soups may be substituted (i.e. cream of chicken or potato, etc)


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 536kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 280mg | Potassium: 343mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 596IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 2mg