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Creamed Turkey over Rice

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

THIS IS one of our favorite ways to have leftover turkey. When I buy a turkey for my family of five, I choose the largest one I can find so we are sure to have plenty of leftovers. This recipe is simple to prepare and absolutely delicious. -Kathi Parker, Hendersonville, North Carolina

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup cubed Swiss cheese
  • 1 tablespoon diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Hot cooked long grain and wild rice mix

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute onion and celery in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat; stir in the turkey, milk, cheese, pimientos, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Cook until cheese is melted and mixture is heated through. Serve over rice.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 372 calories, 22g fat (12g saturated fat), 107mg cholesterol, 896mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein.

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