Five Recipes for Leftover Turkey

As delicious as your Thanksgiving turkey might be, leftover turkey and all the trimmings can get a little old after a couple of days. Here are five tasty recipes that will help transform your bird into delicious dishes your whole family will enjoy.

1. Skillet Turkey Pot Pie

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Swap out the ground turkey for 3 cups leftover cooked turkey cubed or shredded. Add the cooked turkey  with the herbs after sweating the veggies and cook until heated through, about a minute, before adding the flour.

 

2. Turkey Noodle Soup
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Make my go-to Chicken Noodle Soup with leftover turkey instead. Whip up a double batch of this soup and freeze half to enjoy later.
 

 

 

 

 

3. Turkey & Caramelized Onion Tostadas

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Chicken & Caramelized Onion Tostadas

 
Another chicken-turkey swap out! Shredded turkey, caramelized onions, pepper jack cheese, guacamole and sour cream on a crispy tostada shell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Turkey & Black Bean Soup

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Add cooked turkey with the black beans and cook for 1-2 minutes instead of 5-10 before stirring in the green onions, cilantro and lime juice.

 

 

 

 

 

5. Mini Toasted Turkey & Mozzarella Sandwiches

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Replace turkey cold cuts with thinly-sliced pieces of leftover turkey for a heartier mini sandwich.

 

 

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