11 ways to love thanksgiving leftovers
Here are proactive (and delicious!) ways to avoid tossing the leftover turkey and its trimmings
Olio nuovo, freshly pressed extra-virgin olive oil, has so much flavor that you only need a drizzle in this hearty soup.
The best turkey sandwich we’ve ever had. Period. Plus, it uses up leftover cranberry sauce!
These crisp little tortillas, laden with hunks of turkey, shredded cabbage, avocado, and pickled onions, make us want to roast another turkey just to get the leftovers.
Recipe: Yucatecan Tostadas (Salbutes)
Sometimes, after eating traditional turkey leftovers for a few days, you crave a whole different set of flavors. That’s why we created this soup.
What do you do with leftover mashed potatoes? You could easily make this fun dish, inspired by English breakfasts.
Recipe: Queen's Puff
Here’s a lean, protein-packed chili that makes a welcome change after the onslaught of richness that is the usual Thanksgiving fare. It was created for Sunset by a spa in Vail, no less.
Recipe: Turkey Black Bean Chili
Forget turkey sandwiches—use leftover holiday turkey to make this Asian-inspired dinner.
Recipe: Turkey Noodle Stir-Fry
Okay, they’re not exactly creative, but they’re easy to make and please everyone, down to the littlest child.
Sure, regular tetrazzini—with chicken, cream, and button mushrooms—is fine, but why not freshen it up, with turkey, portabella mushrooms, leeks, and radicchio?
Recipe: Turkey Tetrazzini
Don’t throw out the leftover cranberry sauce! Use it to make a delicious sauce for a second festive dinner—one featuring pork.
Recipe: Cranberry Pork Tenderloin
These buttery little pecan cookies taste wonderful filled with leftover cranberry sauce.
Recipe: Cranberry Thumbprints