Beyond Soup and Sandwiches: 12 Things to Do with Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

Use your leftover turkey for enchiladas, croquettes, and more
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Beyond Soup and Sandwiches: 12 Things to Do with Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

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You can add turkey and cranberry sauce for a festive, next-day Thanksgiving treat.

This year, instead of tossing what you can’t eat in one sitting, savor what is left of Thanksgiving dinner with creative dishes that go beyond the usual soups and sandwiches.

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While we all love a post-Thanksgiving turkey sandwich, like this Ultimate Turkey Sandwich that includes a sampling of every dish on the buffet, but have you ever considered post-Thanksgiving empanadas?

Enjoy a turkey infused twist on classic El Salvadorian pupusas or turkey tacos topped with a cranberry and tomatillo chutney that push the boundaries of the usual next-day treats.

Make the most of your holiday favorites without putting in extra effort in the kitchen with these simple leftover hacks that will keep you chowing through that leftover turkey without boring your taste buds.

Make sure all of your favorites receive the attention they deserve this holiday with these 12 creative recipes that will make you forget all about the usual post-Thanksgiving soups and sandwiches.

Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.

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