The long-awaited holiday has finally come! We wish all our readers a very happy Thanksgiving and hope you have a wonderful day with family and friends, enjoying great food and even better company.
However, if you host the Thanksgiving dinner, your fridge is bound to be stuffed with leftovers. Many look forward to the next day’s treat in the form of a Thanksgiving sandwich which combines turkey and all the side dishes in a flavorful mix. However, there are more exquisite ways to use the remaining food and turn the leftovers into wow meals!
Not a fan of munching on the same food for a few days in a row? Go original and transform traditional Thanksgiving leftovers into something completely different, like oriental snacks. These Leftover Turkey Spring Rolls are stuffed with turkey and cranberry sauce and a splash of Asian sauces makes these ingredients unrecognizable. Wrapping the rolls may take a bit of practice, but you will master it in no time!
Another creative idea is to turn turkey leftovers into…a cheesecake! This sturdy meaty Leftover Turkey Cheesecake is very easy to make and will go great with a cup of warm tea as a savory bite.
This soup is so easy you can cook it with your kids. A piece of homemade cornbread served with the Southwest Turkey Soup will make a great meal perfect!
Frankly speaking, you can use any cooked poultry or beef instead of turkey in this pie, so you can keep this recipe in mind for any future holiday feast. The comforting Leftover Pot Pie will never give away that you are using leftovers and not baking the goodness from the scratch!
This delightful salad is a real eye pleaser! So many appetizing colors will make your mouth water and you will totally forget that just yesterday you were too full to move. The Leftover Cranberry and Turkey Salad is best when served on toast made of rustic bread or on its own as a light snack.
This salad may not sound fancy, but take our word, you will fall for it! This Hearty Leftover Turkey Salad will compliment any main dish or serve as a great filling for a sandwich.
This rich casserole dish marries turkey with pasta, cheese, vegetables and a drop of sherry adds an additional zest! This Turkey Tetrazzini will definitely be a hit you will want to make another time, and in this case, you can simply use any other cooked poultry meat instead of turkey.
This straightforward Creamy Turkey Sauce, when served in puff pastry, is a snack to die for! It will also be great over mashed potatoes, rice and pasta, bringing the meal to a whole new level!
With these Thanksgiving leftover recipes, you will never get bored of the same food, and will extend the feast for stomach for at least few more days without the need to go food shopping!