What to do with Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

a plate of Thanksgiving dinner with mashed potatoes, stuffing, and turkey
Picture this: it’s November 23rd, the day after Thanksgiving. It’s a beautiful day in your Chelsea, MA apartment. Turkey day has come and gone and you’re left with so much food that you have no idea what to do with it. Should you have made less? Maybe, but it’s always better to have too much than too little. Luckily, your friends here at the One North of Boston Blog have the solution for you. Here are three recipes you can make with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey to ensure that you never have to worry about your leftovers again.

Turkey Tetrazzini Deluxe

If you’re looking for a delicious and cheesy pasta dish in the days after Thanksgiving, look no further. All Recipes has brought this delectable dinner into your life. It’s also super easy to make in large portions if you still have family in the area that needs to be fed. To make it with your leftover turkey, you’ll need the following ingredients: pasta, butter, mushrooms, minced onion, green bell peppers, cream of mushroom soup, chicken broth, cheddar cheese, frozen green peas, cooking sherry, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, and paprika. Click the link above for specifics on cooking and preparing this perfect meal.

Southwestern Turkey Soup

Perfect with a warm cornbread, this savory autumn soup is a great solution to the leftover Thanksgiving turkey dilemma. This delicious soup combines all the great parts of Thanksgiving and adds a southern twang of flavor to spice it up a little bit. To prepare this dish you’ll need your leftover turkey, vegetable broth, peeled tomatoes, chopped green chiles, chopped tomatoes, chopped onion, crushed garlic, lime juice, cayenne pepper, cumin, salt, pepper, and cheese. For a little extra garnish, add some avocado and dried cilantro on top.

Dad’s Leftover Turkey Pot Pie

You’ve had turkey pot pie before, but you’ve never had it quite like this. It’s like if an entire Thanksgiving meal was combined into a once in a lifetime baked good and it is absolutely heavenly. Along with your leftover turkey, you’ll need frozen peas, frozen carrots, frozen green beans, sliced celery, butter, chopped onion, flour, salt, pepper, celery seed, onion powder, Italian seasoning, chicken broth, milk, and some unbaked pie crusts. We promise if you make this, it won’t last long, so make sure you get a slice before everyone else beats you to it.

If none of these recipes suit your fancy, be sure to check out these other recipes from All Recipes for some more ideas. Turkey is the best and finding new, creative ways to cook with it is a must for any Thanksgiving. Thank you for taking the time to read our blog today!

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