Turkey Cutlet and Stuffing Casserole

Turkey cutlet and stuffing casserole

The Spruce Eats / Diana Chistruga

  • Total: 60 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
1176 Calories
74g Fat
44g Carbs
82g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 1176
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 74g 95%
Saturated Fat 32g 161%
Cholesterol 524mg 175%
Sodium 1928mg 84%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Protein 82g
Calcium 175mg 13%
*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.)

These turkey cutlets are baked with homemade bread stuffing. The cutlets and prepared gravy top the stuffing and the casserole is baked to perfection.

Serve this hearty turkey casserole dish with cranberry sauce, salad, and mashed potatoes for a delicious everyday family dinner.


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 ribs celery (chopped)
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 1 large apple (peeled, cored, finely chopped)
  • Optional: 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 6 cups cubed white bread
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons poultry seasoning blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash ground black pepper
  • 3/4 to 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 large egg (lightly beaten)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 pound turkey cutlets (thin cut)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar turkey gravy

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients and preheat oven to 350 F.

    Ingredients for turkey cutlet and stuffing
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  2. Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish or spray with nonstick cooking spray.

    Lightly grease baking dish
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  3. In a skillet, melt the butter and saute the celery, onion, and apple until softened.

    Onion in pan
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  4. Pour the sauteed onion and apple mixture over the bread cubes in a large bowl and toss to blend.

    Turkey cutlet
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  5. Toss with the dried cranberries, if using, poultry seasoning, salt, and a dash of pepper.

    Toss with cranberries
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  6. Add 3/4 cup chicken broth and stir until moistened, adding more broth if needed. Taste and adjust seasonings before you add the egg. Stir in the beaten egg until well blended.

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  7. Gently pat the stuffing mixture into the prepared baking dish.

    Pat stuffing mixture into pan
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  8. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil or spray the pan with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle turkey cutlets with seasoned salt and pepper and saute for about 2 minutes on each side.

    Heat olive oil
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  9. Add the gravy and bring to a boil. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.

    Add gravy
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  10. Arrange the turkey over the stuffing then pour the gravy over all.

    Arrange turkey
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  11. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

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  12. Serve and enjoy!

    Serve and enjoy
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