Ten Ways to Use Turkey Leftovers - dummies

Ten Ways to Use Turkey Leftovers

By Dede Wilson

Most Thanksgiving hosts find themselves with a ton of turkey leftovers. Well, lucky you! If you are already tired of reliving the same dinner over and over, you can whip up many, many dishes with this bounty. Simply shred or dice the cooked turkey and create a

  • Turkey omelet: Whip up an omelet and load the middle with turkey and your cheese of choice.

  • Burrito: Warm some tortillas and fold up turkey, rice, beans, and cheese. Top with salsa and sour cream.

  • Sandwich: Yummy! White bread, stuffing, turkey, gravy, and cranberry sauce.

  • Stuffed potato: Bake a potato, stuff with lots of shredded cheese, steamed broccoli, and turkey, and return to the over until bubbling.

  • Turkey salad: Combine cooked turkey with curried mayonnaise, add diced celery and chopped parsley, and season to taste.

  • Caesar salad: Crown a salad with warm turkey and top with a Caesar dressing.

  • Curry: Sauté onion and garlic, and then add curry spices, turkey, and some canned tomatoes. Serve with rice and yogurt.

  • Turkey Soup: You can boil the turkey bones to make a broth, add minced vegetables, and turkey you have a hearty meal.

  • Turkey casserole: Throw chopped turkey into a casserole recipe, such as turkey tetrazzini, or turkey and wild rice casserole.

  • Turkey pot pies: Combine broth, vegetables, and leftover turkey in a pie pan or casserole dish, top with a baking mix crust, mashed potatoes, or pastry crust and bake!