After days of planning and hours of prepping, you finally shared the long-anticipated Thanksgiving meal with all your holiday guests. Now, don’t let all that hard work go to waste! Rather than using your leftovers to make your typical turkey sandwich, you can take a creative approach with these updated recipes. Making a one-of-a-kind breakfast or cozying up with a warm bowl of turkey chili will continue to impress any weekend guests and you’ll feel good knowing your leftovers were put to good use.
Give your mashed potatoes a second chance by simply adding a few ingredients. Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, these potato pancakes are easy to make and are a great way to revive leftover taters.
Enjoy a festive breakfast even while on the run as you conquer your holiday shopping. Garnish with granola or chopped nuts for an extra punch of protein or have as a side for a bigger breakfast.
This breakfast dish is an egg-ceptional way to use Thanksgiving leftovers! Throw a few extra ingredients into one skillet and you have a colorful and delicious meal.
Add a little spice to your holiday weekend with these easy-to-make enchiladas! Packed with salsa verde and avocado, your taste buds will be thanking you with every bite.
Tender leftover turkey and velvety pumpkin puree make this hearty dish a cozy fall treat. For a finishing touch, top each bowl with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of green onions.
Thanksgiving in a Jar
The Thanksgiving feast doesn’t have to end! Layer your yummy leftovers in mason jars to give guests as they leave or treat yourself to an on-the-go meal that’s hearty and convenient.