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Cheddar Turkey Mac

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheddar Turkey Mac
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 8 ounce pasta, shapes
  • 10 ounce frozen vegetables, mixed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tablespoon butter, unsalted
  • 3 tablespoon flour, all-purpose
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme, dried
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 cup leftover turkey
  • 1/2 cup almonds, sliced


  • Preheat oven to 350° F, and set veggies out to thaw.
  • Cook pasta to al dente as directed on package.
  • Mince garlic and saute in butter over medium for 1 minute. Add flour, salt, mustard, thyme, and pepper. Whisk together.
  • Gradually add in milk while continuing to whisk. Bring to a boil and cook until thickened, approximately 2 minutes; remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted. Add in cooked pasta, leftover turkey, and thawed veggies.
  • Pour into a small baking dish, sprinkle the top with almonds, and bake for 30 minutes.
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