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Making the Most of Thanksgiving Leftovers
Lori Yates/Foxes Love Lemons

Making the Most of Thanksgiving Leftovers

It seems like no matter how well we plan, there are always tons of leftovers after the big Thanksgiving meal. Waste nothing after Thanksgiving and give your taste buds a break from standard leftover creations.

Green Chili Turkey
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Green Chili Turkey

Roasted Anaheim peppers give this creamy, comforting dish a kick. Serve over rice to soak up the sauce or as a filling for easy enchiladas. Click here to see the recipe.

Thanksgiving Leftovers Turkey Soup
Kit Graham/The Kittchen

Thanksgiving Leftovers Turkey Soup

After heavy meals packed with tons of starchy sides, it’s nice to whip up a quick soup packed with plenty of vegetables. Click here to see the recipe.

Grilled Turkey and Cheese with Cranberry Sauce
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Grilled Turkey and Cheese with Cranberry Sauce

A grilled cheese of epic proportions: stack leftover turkey and cranberry sauce with provolone cheese between two slices of Italian bread. Grill and enjoy. Click here to see the recipe.

 

Very Teriyaki Turkey Pizza
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Very Teriyaki Turkey Pizza

Sick of turkey sandwiches? Switch up standard leftovers and turn them into an Asian-style pizza. Bake the turkey skin to create cracklings (crispy skin) to use on the pizza. Click here to see the recipe.

Thanksgiving Hot Pockets
Christine Ma/Cherry on My Sundae

Thanksgiving Hot Pockets

Use store-bought pie dough to make these super simple and adorable hot pockets stuffed with whatever you want from your Thanksgiving leftovers. Click here to see the recipe.

Thanksgiving Dinner Hash
Diane Balch/Simple Living and Eating

Thanksgiving Dinner Hash

Making Brussels sprouts with bacon? Use the leftovers to make a simple turkey hash to fuel up for Black Friday shopping. Click here to see the recipe.

Turkey and Stuffing Sandwich
Alexis/Upside Down Pear

Turkey and Stuffing Sandwich

Sometimes the classics can’t be beat. Use a ciabatta roll or any leftover biscuits from Thanksgiving to create this stuffing-stuffed sandwich. Click here to see the recipe.

Thanksgiving Bibimbap
Chanie Apfelbaum/Busy in Brooklyn

Thanksgiving Bibimbap

Add a fried egg and some cranberry-sriracha sauce to leftover vegetable side dishes and you’ve got a creative take on Thanksgiving leftovers. Click here to see the recipe.

Turkey Waldorf Sandwich
Theresa/Food Hunter’s Guide

Turkey Waldorf Sandwich

A lighter take on traditional Thanksgiving leftovers, this sandwich will fill you up without weighing you down. Click here to see the recipe.

Roasted Cranberries, Ricotta, and Honey Crostini
Justine Fontinell/Full Belly Sisters

Roasted Cranberries, Ricotta, and Honey Crostini

Turn leftover cranberry sauce into a delightful (yet simple) breakfast crostini. Click here to see the recipe.

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Making the Most of Thanksgiving Leftovers

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