Leftover Thanksgiving Recipes
Thanksgiving has come and gone and you're about done with turkey, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie. But what to do with all that leftover turkey? After you've sent some home with friends and relatives, chances are you still have a lot left.
That's when it pays to have an arsenal of leftover Thanksgiving recipes at your disposal. Here at Recipe4Living we have dozens of ways to use that leftover turkey, stuffing and sweet potatoes so you can start making room in your refrigerator and freezer for all that Christmas food.
Spicy Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Skillet
This spicy sauce, which makes good use of leftover chicken or turkey, is also great on true pastas, as well as spaghetti squash. For a vegetarian version, simply eliminate the meat. If you want a substitute, use extra firm tofu.
Try this delicious turkey recipe with your leftovers from Thanksgiving.
Turkey Soup Surprise
Wonderful, thick and rich. This is perfect for the day after Thanksgiving to use up your leftovers!
Terrific Turkey Salad
This is a great turkey salad that can be prepared any time of the year, but is especially great right after a holiday meal.
I whipped these up for my grandkids' breakfast the day after Thanksgiving from the leftovers. They felt quite special having individual little pies of their own.
Low Fat Turkey Wrap
This is very quick to make. There is no cooking required because you are using leftover turkey.
Hot Turkey Sandwiches
Serve these quick-to-make sandwiches for lunch on the Friday after Thanksgiving or any time you have turkey leftovers and crave a hearty sandwich. Cranberry-shallot chutney adds a sweet, tangy flavor. Bottled gravy will work fine in this recipe.
Turkey Potato Casserole
This was made from Thanksgiving leftovers, and ingredients in my pantry. It's a family favorite and a hit at potlucks. With leftovers, it's a breeze, made from scratch ... it's work. Either way it's a hit and well worth the time. After a holiday meal half the work is done because you usually have the mashed potatoes and turkey. When I make it from scratch, I usually use chicken rather than turkey. Prep times are from leftovers.
Stuffed Turkey Pocket
This is an inexpensive meal that is quick and delicious! You can use leftover turkey for this one.
Easiest Chicken or Turkey Pot Pie
Great for Thanksgiving or whole chicken left overs. Extremely easy, yet very yummy!
Harvest Thyme Pumpkin Stew
This is a wonderful fall stew. I created it to use leftover Thanksgiving turkey, but it is so delicious I make it throughout the fall when pumpkins are available. It is a quick and easy dish, but impressive as well.
This quick and easy appetizer recipe will help you use your leftover turkey and cranberry sauce. Plus they are low-cal and low-fat.
Fried Sage Omelet
Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best, and this omelet topped with several butter fried sage leaves is easy and elegant. These eggs make a great side dish with leftover fried turkey as the sage makes a wonderful complement to the turkey as well as the eggs.