Thanksgiving leftovers. Everyone loves them, at least for a day, and the microwave has made the whole left over thing quite easy. But, I’m in the cooking mode during Thanksgiving week, and over the years, I’ve made a few interesting creations from the leftovers.
This is a great breakfast, lunch or dinner. Left over Mashed Potato Cakes made with Brussels Sprouts topped with a very elegant ruffled egg.
This recipe for Turkey Tarte Tatin was originally made with chicken, but you can use turkey.
Gnocchi made with brussels sprouts, fried sage. This is a great dish for anytime of the year, but it was created with brussels sprouts one black friday a few backs back.
Take some turkey and and cranberry sauce and stuff it into these biscuits that only take 20 minutes to make start to finish.
This is my most creative use of thanksgiving leftovers. I just about used everything, stuffing, turkey, gravy, and mashed potatoes and reinvented the turkey pie.
This was one way I decided to do a spin on green bean casserole. Try using your casserole left overs to do this.
I have lots of tangerines left over, and after all that pie, tangerine sorbet is so refreshing.
The Turkey Sandwich, the Thanksgiving Leftover Standby
I know the great turkey sandwich is missing, so I went to Pinterest and picked out a few favorites.
Get fancy with this gourmet turkey sandwich from the Gourmet Traveler.
Turkey and White Cheddar with Caramelized Onions and Grilled Grape Cheese from Foodie Crush.
Who doesn’t love old school Hot Turkey Sandwich, from Simply Recipes. I grew up in diners that served this all year.
You have to see this to believe this turkey sandwich from Spoon, Fork, Bacon.
Don’t forget Turkey Soup
Make Bone Broth
If you’ve saved the bones of the turkey, put in crock pot with cold water for the next 48 hours. Add fresh herbs, salt, pepper. Strain through a mesh strainer.
Here are 8 soup recipes you can make.
You can replace chicken in this healthy Mexican Rice Soup.
My Blessings Jar
I hope you all had a enjoyable Thanksgiving. I’m going to leave you with one of my favorite things to do on Black Friday, besides shop. Start a new blessings jar.
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