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Turkey ~ What to do with the Leftovers.

Turkey… What are you going to do with the leftovers?

Dinner is done and all that is left is the dishes and thoughts of

What am I going to do with all these leftovers? 

If you are like most people, you made enough turkey for an army and your guest don’t want a doggie bag… So you are left with pounds of  meat to do something with.

There are so many things that you can do with leftovers… I did a search and came up with some ideas.

First you can freeze some of the meat in small quantities… It would be great then to take out and use as needed.

Use it to make a Panini with avocado

 Daily Dish Magazine

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Stuff Portobella Mushrooms with the leftovers

You could shred the turkey or put it through the food processor for this recipe… It would work fine.

Turkey Stuffed Portobella Mushrooms ~ Daily Dish Magazine

photo credit: This and That


Guilt Free Turkey Pot Pie

photo credit: Skinny Kitchen


Sonoma Chicken Salad

This salad would work perfect with turkey too.


Turkey Stuffing Soup

turkey stuffing soup recipe

Other ways you can use your leftover meats is by:

 Creaming it over Toast

Creamed Turkey Over Toast

Making Pizza

Thai Turkey Pizza


Or  Mini- Pizzas using English Muffins

Mini pizzas made with left-over turkey and veggies

As you can see there are many ways you can use leftover turkey.   I have even used it shredded up in an omelet   It can be used in just about any meal  from breakfast to dinner and everything in between.

How do you use your leftover meat?

We here at the Daily Dish would love to know what you do with your leftover turkey?

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Marlys @This and That

A Canadian transplant into USA with an African husband, you can see my adventures in internationally cooking over at This and That.

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