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Thanksgiving Day Leftovers Recipes

Nantucket Gate Blog, Tacoma, WA  Put your Thanksgiving day leftovers to good use by using them to make some of these tasty recipes.

Thanksgiving Day has come and gone, but you more than likely still have plenty of leftovers to last you awhile. Our Nantucket Gate Blog is sharing some recipes to put those leftovers to use and make into another tasty dish that you can enjoy. Keep reading for some ideas for what to do with all those leftovers.


Leftover Thanksgiving Salad from All Recipes

Toss in some leftover turkey, ham, green beans, and any other Thanksgiving leftovers you think would be good in this salad. In addition to your leftovers, you will need mayonnaise, chopped fresh basil, salt, pepper, dried cranberries, and diced hard-boiled eggs. Eat it as is or make it into a tasty sandwich.


Simple Shepherd’s Pie from Country Living

Put your leftover turkey, mashed potatoes, and veggies all to good use by baking them into this hearty Shepherd’s pie that is the perfect definition of comfort food. Everything you need: carrots, pearl onions, ground turkey or leftover turkey, flour, peas, chopped rosemary, salt, pepper, chicken broth, and mashed potatoes.


Slow Cooker Turkey Quinoa Chili from Well Plated

This turkey chili is a good use for any leftover turkey and sweet potatoes you might have. To make it you will need turkey, extra-virgin olive oil, yellow onion, salt, garlic powder, chili powder, chipotle chili pepper, cumin, sweet potatoes, uncooked quinoa, crushed tomatoes, black beans, and chicken stock. Serve with tortilla chips, shredded cheese, avocado, sour cream, cilantro, and any other toppings you want to add to your chili.


Cranberry Turnovers from Country Living

Got leftover cranberry sauce? Use it to make these sweet pastries that are perfect for breakfast! All you’ll need is your leftover cranberry sauce, puff pastry, powdered sugar, and cream cheese.  


Sweet Potato Waffles from The Food Network

If you have leftover sweet potatoes, sweet potato pie, or sweet potato casserole use them to make some waffles! In addition to your leftover sweet potatoes, you will also need flour, baking powder, salt, egg whites, milk, butter, light brown sugar, orange zest, and vegetable spray.


What are some creative dishes you have made using your Thanksgiving leftovers? Share them with us in the comments. Thanks for reading our post and have a great month in Tacoma, WA!