Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and friends. Here are a few of my favorite ways to use up my Thanksgiving leftovers. Some of these original recipes are made with chicken but I substitute my leftover turkey instead. Enjoy!

Open Faced Turkey Sandwich

 

Turkey, Brie, and Cranberry Chutney Panini

 

Turkey, Havarti, and Avocado Bagel Thin Sandwich

 

Turkey, Pancetta and Avocado Sandwich

 

Homemade Chicken Broth – Use turkey carcass instead of chicken

 

Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup – Use turkey meat instead of chicken

 

Turkey and Orzo Soup with Spinach

 

Chicken and Basil Dumplings – Use turkey meat instead of chicken

 

Chicken Pot Pie - Use Turkey meat instead of chicken

 

 
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Happy Thanksgiving!!

I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving Day feast and enjoy spending time with your loved ones – Cheers!

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