Turkey Tetrazzini is a pasta casserole that is a perfectly delicious way to use leftover turkey or chicken. It is easy to make ahead to serve for a crowd.
Did you know that Turkey Tetrazzini is an American dish? Yup. According to Wikipedia, the American pasta casserole, that first surfaced in print in Good Housekeeping’s October 1908 issue, was named after an Italian Opera Star, Luisa Tetrazzini. While that may or may not be true (just because it’s on the internets doesn’t make it so, right?), it sure is fun to wonder what the famous opera star must have been like to be named after such a tasty casserole that has become a comfort food classic….