10 Recipes for your Thanksgiving Leftovers

November 24th, 2009 by katie

So by now you know that your leftover turkey carcass makes a wonderful base for stock.  You can then use this and the left over meat as a base for soups or casseroles for another week or so.  Here are a few of my favorite combinations of dishes to make the most of your leftovers.

Leftover turkey: Chicken CasseroleChicken SaladQuesadillas (use whatever filling combination you like)

Turkey stock: Risotto

Turkey stock, leftover turkey: Tortilla SoupChicken Noodle Soup, or Pancit

Turkey stock, leftover turkey, leftover plain vegetables (corn, green beans, etc..): Chicken Pot Pie

Leftover mashed potatoes: Twice Baked Potato Casserole

Turkey stock, leftover turkey, leftover mashed potatoes: Chicken Pot Pie Soup

I hope you have a wonderful, relaxing holiday-full of friends, family and great food!  See you next week!

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  1. RobinSue

    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Katie!

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