I hope you’ve all enjoyed a glorious Thanksgiving feast! Now, most of us have more leftovers than we know what to do with. As much as we love Thanksgiving food, eating the same food for a week afterward, can be a little boring for your taste buds. So I’ve compiled a list of 10 recipes that you can make to give a whole new life to your leftovers!
1. Turkey Gumbo
Take your turkey leftovers to the South with this flavorful dish!
Get the Recipe from Chris Shepherd, Executive Chef and Owner of Underbelly
2. Turkey Pot Pie
This is my favorite thing to make with Thanksgiving leftovers. Total comfort food!
Get the recipe from Bon Appetite (Turkey pot pie is my favorite way to use Thanksgiving leftovers)
3. Turkey Tostadas with Spicy Cranberry Sauce
Who said you can’t make Mexican food with leftover Pilgrim food! The sweet and spicy sauce
makes this meal unique!
Get the Recipe from Southern Living
Leftover Cranberry Sauce:
4. Orange Cranberry Parfait
This is the perfect post-Thanksgiving breakfast that is light and sweet!
Get the Recipe from Sweet Remedy
5. Turkey Pecan Salad with Cranberry Dressing
If you’re tired of “heavy food” go with this lighter salad to help you feel less bloated.
Get the recipe from Pillsbury.
6. Cranberry Turkey Panini with Goat Cheese
This sandwich takes everything you love about Thanksgiving and puts into a cute, gourmet panini.
Get the Recipe from One Sweet Mess.
Leftover Mashed Potatoes:
7.Cheesy Potato Pancakes
Don’t let the name fool you. These pancakes are savory and oh so cheesy! Definitely a great way to
re-use your mashed potatoes.
Get the Recipe from Just a Taste.
8.Turkey Pie with Mashed Potato-Asiago Topping
The great thing about this dish is that you could use mashed potatoes or leftover sweet potatoes/yams.
Get the Recipe from Cooking Light.
9. Mashed Potato Soup
This is a great simple recipe if you’re trying to get rid of your last mashed potato leftovers!
Get the Recipe from Epicurious
10. Stuffing Frittata
If you love frittatas, you must try this!
Get the Recipe from Food Network
11. Stuffed Mushrooms
This would make a great appetizer or snack to keep guests happy and use up your stuffing!
Get the recipe from Purely Consumed
12. Egg Stuffing Breakfast Cups
I love this recipe, because it’s super simple!
Get the Recipe from Half Hour Meals.
13. Pumpkin Pancakes
As if pancakes weren’t delicious enough, add pumpkin to them and they just became perfect.
Get the Recipe from Martha Stewart
14. Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
This is a fun new way to enjoy oatmeal and use up your leftover pumpkin puree!
Get the Recipe from Around My Family Table
15. Pumpkin Bean Dip
Pair with carrots or celery, and you’ve got yourself a great dip that isn’t your typical hummus dip.
Get the Recipe from FANNEtastic Food
If you have any canned goods leftover (obviously that are not opened) consider donating them to one of the many food banks in Fort Worth. Nothing like showing your gratitude for all you have, by giving to others.