Turkey, Ham, and Swiss Casserole

Turkey, Ham, and Swiss Cheese Casserole

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 40 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Yield: 1 2-quart casserole
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
520 Calories
24g Fat
39g Carbs
37g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 520
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 14g 68%
Cholesterol 121mg 40%
Sodium 905mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 476mg 37%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 537mg 11%
*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.)

Swiss cheese and a little diced ham give this casserole extra flavor. Serve this casserole with sliced fresh tomatoes or a tossed salad for a fabulous family meal. Leftover croissant crumbs or toasted breadcrumbs would also make a great topping for this dish.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces pasta

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 3/4 cup onion, chopped

  • 3/4 cup celery, chopped

  • 1 cup ham, cooked, diced

  • 3 tablespoons flour

  • 2 1/2 cups milk

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram, or thyme

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 cups Swiss cheese, shredded

  • 2 cups turkey meat, cooked, diced

Topping:

  • 1 cup soft breadcrumbs

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 cup frozen peas, optional

  • 1 cup carrots, optional

Steps to Make It

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

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  2. Grease a 2-quart baking dish.

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  3. Cook pasta (you can use mini fusilli or farfalle, macaroni, or other shapes) in boiling salted water following package directions. Drain, rinse and set aside.

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  4. Heat butter in a large skillet and saute the onion and celery over medium-low heat until softened.

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  5. Add ham and stir in flour until well combined.

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  6. Gradually stir in the milk until thickened. Add marjoram, salt, and pepper. Stir in the cheese, turkey, and peas and carrots, if using.

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  7. Add the cooked pasta and blend thoroughly. Spoon the pasta mixture into the prepared baking dish.

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  8. Combine breadcrumbs with 1 tablespoon melted butter; sprinkle over the top of the casserole.

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  9. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until bubbly and the topping is browned.

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  10. Serve and enjoy!

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