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Leftover Turkey Cornbread Casserole Recipe

This Leftover Turkey Cornbread Casserole is the PERFECT way to use up your Thanksgiving leftovers. Turkey and veggies are topped with flavorful gravy and baked with fluffy, golden-brown cornbread.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn muffin mix, easy, leftover turkey, turkey breast
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 390kcal


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2  teaspoon  dried rosemary
  • 1/2  teaspoons  dried thyme
  • 1/2  teaspoon  dried nutmeg
  • 1/2  teaspoon  dried ground sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound frozen oven ready boneless turkey breast baked according to bag directions and cubed, (about 4 cups diced)
  • 1 cup turkey gravy I used the one that came with the turkey + more for serving
  • 1 (8.5 oz) packgage corn muffin mix prepared according package directions
  • 1 (15 oz) can corn drained
  • 1 (8 oz) block cheddar cheese shredded


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and grease a small rectangle baking dish (mine was about 5 1/2” x 10”)* with cooking spray.
  • Melt butter in a medium saute pan over medium heat.
  • Once melted, add in onion, carrots, celery, and spices.
  • Cook until veggies are tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Once cooked, stir in cubed turkey and pour veggie/turkey mixture into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  • Pour over gravy. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix together corn muffin mix and prepared according to package directions.
  • Then stir in corn and cheddar cheese.
  • Pour corn muffin mixture over the veggies/turkey.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 35-55 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Serve with more gravy and enjoy!
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Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 930mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1760IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 254mg | Iron: 2.1mg