You deserve a rest. Don’t worry, Take-Care Turkey à la King has you covered. It’s ready in less than half an hour and it’s just the most nourishing, nurturing, and hearty dish you could ask for on a cold and stressful evening. As a bonus, it’s ready to use up plenty of your leftover holiday turkey, so you don’t even need to worry about getting the protein ready. Instead, you can sink into the warm, buttery creamy flavors of the sauce, the beefy mushrooms, and all the poultry goodness spread out on some toast. Take-Care Turkey à la King treats you like a king (or queen), as you so richly deserve!


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup celery, sliced
  • 1/4 cup green pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half
  • 3 cups turkey, cooked and cubed, can substitute chicken
  • 1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 6 slices bread, toasted
  • black pepper, optional, to taste, for garnish
  • parsley, optional, to taste, chopped, for garnish


Step 1 –In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter.

Step 2 –Add the onion, the celery, and the green pepper to the melted butter and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 3 –Add the flour and the sugar to the vegetable mixture and cook, while stirring, until a paste forms, about 1-2 minutes.

Step 4 –Gradually stir in the broth and bring it to a boil.

Step 5 –Boil the sauce mixture until thickened, about 1 minute.

Step 6 –Reduce the heat to low.

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Step 7 –Add the half-and-half, the turkey, and the mushrooms to the sauce mixture and cook until heated through.

Step 8 –Serve with the toast, garnished with the black pepper and the parsley.