Food for thought: Stuffing Casserole is actually a kind of lasagna. Seriously! Sure, instead of lasagna noodles it uses savory, chicken broth-infused stuffing fresh from the Thanksgiving table, with some pecans and cranberries for crunch and color. But the creamy, tangy ricotta is here! So is the juicy turkey and the melty cheese. No matter what, Stuffing Casserole is a beautiful way to use those holiday leftovers in the most delicious way!

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  • 4 cups leftover stuffing
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 4 cups turkey, cubed, cooked, and divided
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Step 3 –Place the stuffing, the cranberries, and the pecans in a large bowl.

Step 4 –Stir the broth into the stuffing mixture.

Step 5 –In a small bowl, mix the egg, the mozzarella, and the ricotta cheese.

Step 6 –In the prepared baking dish, layer 2 cups of the turkey, 3 cups of the stuffing mixture, and the cheese mixture.

Step 7 –Top the casserole with the remaining turkey and the remaining stuffing mixture.

Step 8 –Sprinkle the cheddar cheese over the casserole.

Step 9 –Cover and bake until heated through, about 40-45 minutes.

Step 10 –Uncover and bake until the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.

Step 11 –Let stand for 10 minutes.

Step 12 –Serve.