Venango County Recipe of the Day: Four Cheese Turkey Pasta Bake

| November 30, 2019

Make this one-dish meal with your leftover turkey!

Four Cheese Turkey Pasta Bake


8 oz. uncooked penne
1 small onion, chopped
2 tbsp. butter
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 regular size can cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
1 – 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened and cubed
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup 2% milk
1 – 4-1/2 oz. jar sliced mushrooms, drained
1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp. coarsely ground pepper
2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast


1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
3 tbsp. butter, melted


~Preheat oven at 350°.

~Cook penne according to package directions. Drain. Set aside.

~Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the onion in butter until tender. Add garlic and cook 2 minutes longer. Add the soup, cream cheese, cream, and milk. Cook and stir just until cream cheese is melted, then stir in the mushrooms, cheeses, and spices. Cook just until cheeses are melted. Add turkey and penne and heat through.

~Transfer to a greased 2-1/2 qt. baking dish.

~In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients and sprinkle over pasta mixture. Cover and bake for 25 minutes.

~Uncover and bake 10 to 15 minutes longer.

~Makes six servings.

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