Louisville Creamed Turkey

Louisville Creamed Turkey

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 12 mins
Total: 27 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
284 Calories
16g Fat
14g Carbs
20g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 284
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 398mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 20g
Calcium 95mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This Louisville creamed turkey recipe can be served with rice, toast, puff pastry shells or rectangles, or serve it poured over biscuits or cornbread wedges. It also goes well over rice, toast or any other bread or starch that suits you. 


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup hot chicken broth
  • 1 (2-ounce) jar pimiento (diced and drained)
  • 4 cups cooked turkey or chicken (diced)
  • Seasoned salt (to taste)
  • Ground black (or white pepper, to taste)
  • Optional: 1 1/2 cups cooked peas or mixed vegetables

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

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  2. Melt butter in a sauté pan or saucepan over medium-low heat.

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  3. Sauté mushrooms until golden and tender.

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  4. Add the flour and stir until smooth.

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  5. Slowly add the milk and chicken broth, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly.

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  6. Add pimiento, chicken, and seasoned salt and pepper. Stir in cooked peas, if using.

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  7. Cook until heated through, but do not boil.

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  8. Serve and enjoy!

    Louisville Creamed Turkey recipe
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