Leftover turkey and bread are transformed into a custardy, savory strata.
Thanksgiving leftover recipes
Turn your leftover turkey and squash into smoky, spicy empanadas.
Ingredients: for the cake: 1/2 cup light brown sugar 6 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg, at room temperature 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder pinch salt 3/4 cup milk, at room temperature 1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce (I used this apple-cranberry sauce) for […]
Ingredients: 6 cup turkey stock 4 carrots, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 sprigs’ worth thyme leaves 4 sage leaves, chopped* 2 bay leaves 4 cups cubed, cooked turkey breast 1 cup frozen peas 1/2-3/4 cup whole milk (could also use heavy cream) […]
Ingredients: 4 slices of bacon, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 zucchini, cubed 1/2 small red onion, sliced thinly 2 cups cubed, cooked turkey 2 cups leftover Moros y Cristianos (Cuban-style Rice and Beans) 2/3 cup extra sharp cheddar Directions: Grease a 2-quart baking pan or small casseroles to equal 2 quarts. […]
Ingredients: for the dough: 3 cups flour 3/4 cup butter 1/4 to 1/2 cup cold water tablespoon sugar pinch salt for the filling: 2 1/2 cups mashed sweet potatoes (cooled, can be made ahead of time) 2 eggs 1/4 cup (homemade) vanilla bean infused rum (or 1 tablespoon vanilla) 1/2 […]
Ingredients: 2 cups finely shredded zucchini, drained 1 Vidalia onion, chopped 1 1/4 cup cooked, cubed turkey breast (can sub chicken) 2 oz thinly sliced Spanish chorizo, cut into 1/4 inch pieces 2 oz crumbled goat cheese 5 eggs 1/2 cup olive oil 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking powder […]
Ingredients: 1/2 lb cubed cooked turkey breast 4 medium russet potatoes, cubed 1 large cauliflower, cut into florets 1 onion, sliced into half-moons 1-3 tablespoons shichimi togarashi (Japanese 7-spice) 4 eggs Directions: Heat some oil in a large pan. Add the potatoes, onion and cauliflower. Saute until the mixture until the […]
Ingredients: 1 onion, diced 8 oz crimini mushrooms, diced 2 cups diced cooked turkey breast 2 cups diced smoked ham 1 bunch lacinato kale, chopped 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1 teaspoon crushed sage 1/4 cup flour 1 cup milk 1 cup turkey stock salt pepper 3 cups cooked plain mashed […]
Ingredients: 1 cup frozen Lima beans 1 cup peeled, diced Russet potatoes 1 bunch kale, chopped 1/2 cup flour 1 carrot, cut into coins 2 stalks celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 parsnips, cut into coins 1 onion, diced 3 tablespoons butter 3 cups cubed, smoked turkey breast* 2 […]