Creamy Turkey Broccoli Casserole
Here is a quick and simple way to use up your leftover turkey. By using your crock pot you can create a perfect blend of delight while saving you time, and repurposing your leftovers.
Recipes such as this EMPOWER you towards a HOPE and a FUTURE. By finding creative ways to use your leftovers, you are having less food wastage. And less food wastage, means more dollars saved.
When you struggle financially it can be a challenge to make meals into interesting creations that will please your family. And repurposing leftovers is part of that challenge. But you can make leftovers taste better the second time around.
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So, dust off your crock pot, gather a few ingredients, and soon you are on your way to making a new taste delight for your family.
Make It A Freezer Dinner Too
What is a freezer dinner? Well, for instance, you’ve cooked the turkey. Your family has eaten what it wants during the first night. Now, place the meat in the refrigerator. After the meat has cooled down, often the next day, debone all of the meat. If you are able to still make slices for sandwiches or another meal, set those aside for those meals.
Next with the meat pieces that are too small, or the less favorite pieces such as the dark meat, dice those up. Now there are 2 ways to use these as freezer meals.
- Either put 2 cups of the cooked diced poultry meat into zipper freezer bags and pop into the freezer, or,
- In order to make this a complete freezer dinner, simply combine all of the ingredients in the recipe below. Once combined, place them into a large zipper closure freezer bag. Place in the freezer until you would like to cook this meal.
In order to prepare for serving, simply thaw the bag of ingredients in the refrigerator the day before. Next, place the ingredients in the crock pot. Cover, and cook on high for 4 hours. So in other words, put dinner on at lunchtime. Done. Simple.
A freezer dinner recipe such as this can be prepped in minutes, and then frozen, will save you time later.
As for any bags with 2 cups of cooked diced meat, they are great to pop into soups, stews, or other casserole dishes too. Less food wastage is dollars saved, and that is EMPOWERING.