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Cordon Bleu Casserole

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4 cups cubed cooked turkey or chicken
1 cup chopped celery
3 cups cubed fully cooked ham or turkey ham
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 
1 cup chopped onions
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups half and half cream
2 heaping tablespoons honey Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon dill weed
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 cup dry stuffing crumbs
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon lemon pepper
1/2 cup shredded cheddar
1/3 cup chopped walnuts


1) In a large bowl, combine the turkey, ham, celery and cheese; set aside.

2) In a saucepan, sauté the chopped onion in butter until tender. Add flour; stir to form a paste. Gradually add the cream, stirring constantly.

3) Bring to a boil; boil one minute or until thick. Add dill, mustard, and nutmeg; mix well. Remove from the heat and pour over the meat mixture.

4) Spoon into a greased 9x13x2-inch baking dish.

For the topping:

1) Toss the bread crumbs, butter and lemon pepper together.

2) Stir in the cheese and nuts. Sprinkle over the casserole and bake, uncovered in a 350 degree oven for 35-40 minutes.

Serves 8-10.