Friday, March 02, 2007

Make Ahead

I am in the "make ahead" meal mode....
So, thought I'd share tomorrow's supper (that I'm making today)... :)

Make-Ahead Turkey Tetrazzini
8 oz cooked spaghetti
1/4 cup margerine or butter
2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
3 T. flour
2 cups chicken broth
3/4 cups half and half
1-3 T dry sherry
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp nutmeg
dash pepper
3 cups cooked turkey
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

1. cook spaghetti as directed on package

2. melt margerine in dutch oven over med heat. Add mushrooms. cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to med-low. Add flour; cook and stir until bubbly. Gradually add broth, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat; stir in half and half, sherry, 1/4 cup parsley, salt, nutmeg, and pepper.

3. add cooked spaghetti and turkey to mushroom mixture; stir gently to mix. Spoon mixture into ungreased 13x9 inch glass baking dish. Cover with foil; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.

4. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Uncover baking dish; sprinkly Parmesan Cheese over top. Cover; bake at 350 for 45 to 55 minutes or until thoroughly heated, removing foil during last 10 minutes of baking time. Sprinkly with fresh parsley if desired.

8 servings.

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