$10 Thursday: Turkey Leftovers

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10 dollar turkey leftoversGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Below is the recipe for this week’s $10 Thursday segment.

It’s not too early to plan how you’ll use your Thanksgiving leftovers! This great recipe will become a fall favorite and the healthy ingredients make it a wholesome meal for the entire family.

Upside-Down Hot Turkey Sandwich Casserole

Makes 6 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes     Cook Time: 30 minutes

4 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread, melted – $0.27
2 cups prepared mashed potatoes – $0.66
3 cups coarsely chopped cooked turkey breast – $3.12
1 cup cooked mixed vegetables, (such as peas and carrots) – $0.50
1/2 cup prepared turkey gravy – $.033
1/2 cup whole berry cranberry sauce – $0.33
2 slices whole wheat sandwich bread, cut into cubes – $0.17
1 tsp. poultry seasoning – on hand
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat 8-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon Country Crock® Spread. Spoon in mashed potatoes, then drizzle with 1 tablespoon Spread.
  2. Top with turkey and vegetables and gravy. Dollop with cranberry sauce.
  3. Toss bread cubes with remaining 2 tablespoons Spread and poultry seasoning and sprinkle on top.
  4. Bake 30 minutes or until heated through and bread cubes are toasted.

Nutrition Information per serving: Calories 280, Calories from Fat 80, Total Fat 8 g, Saturated Fat 2.5 g, Trans Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 50 mg, Sodium 490 mg, Total Carbohydrate 26 g, Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sugar 7 g, Protein 24 g, Vitamin A 8%, Vitamin C 8%, Calcium 4%, Iron 8%

Recipe Source: Unilever Chefs

Serve with:  Dole Green Salad – $1.99

Fresh Grapes – $1.89

Low Fat Milk – $.062

TOTAL COST:  $9.88

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