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By brixxney

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (70 Votes)
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Servings 1

  • 2 very large slices of bread
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large slice leftover turkey
  • 2 ounces pepperjack cheese
  • 2 ounces provolone cheese
  • 2 tablespoons cranberry sauce

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Love it when you can pull a delicious meal together in less than 30 minutes! This Turkey Tortilla Soup is so simple...

  • 4 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 3 cups cooked turkey or rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup medium salsa
  • 5 corn tortillas (6 inches), cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Additional salsa, optional
4.4/5 (32 Votes)

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These delicious bite-sized snacks filled with bacon, cheese, chives, and other tasty seasonings are the perfect way

  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 2 cups vegetable oil, or more, as needed
  • 3 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups Panko
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan
4.8/5 (13 Votes)

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Even after sending guests and family home with plates of food, you probably still have plenty of turkey leftover

  • Sandwich bread
  • Sliced turkey meat, to taste
  • Cream cheese, to taste
  • Cranberry sauce, to taste
  • Alfalfa sprouts, to taste
  • Roasted sunflower seeds, to taste
  • Mayonnaise, to taste
4.7/5 (9 Votes)

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A little spicy with the jalapeño, and a little sweet with the cranberry sauce, this turkey and cranberry is a fun...

  • 2 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese such as jack or cheddar
  • 1/4 pound turkey, cooked, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 jalapeno, finely diced
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 handful cilantro, chopped
4.6/5 (16 Votes)

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Mmmm, we've been making this Cranberry Tart every year for Thanksgiving since we discovered it

  • 1 prepared piecrust (such as Pillsbury)
  • 2 (4 ounce) logs cinnamon-cranberry goat cheese
  • 6 tablespoons plus 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 (12 ounce) bag cranberries
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
4.6/5 (29 Votes)

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A great way to enjoy your Thanksgiving leftovers, without just reheating the dinner again

  • 1 (6 ounce) package Stove Top Stuffing Mix for Turkey
  • 4 cups chopped leftover roasted turkey
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (carrots, corn, green beans, peas), thawed
  • 3/4 cup Kraft Real Mayo mayonnaise, or Miracle Whip Dressing
  • 3 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup Kraft Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
4.6/5 (23 Votes)

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Layers of walnuts, blue cheese, cranberries and more! This is the perfect dip for the holiday season

  • SPECIAL EQUIPMENT:
  • 4 cups walnut halves
  • 7 ounces sourdough bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, about 3 cups
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cups meat from a rotisserie chicken, shredded, skinless and boneless (1 whole chicken) or shredded turkey meat
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups crumbled blue cheese
  • 6 stalks celery, leaves separated and reserved, stalks coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups dried cranberries
  • crackers, for serving
  • 2-quart trifle bowl
4.3/5 (7 Votes)

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Looking for a great start to a great day? Try this delicious breakfast casserole made with eggs, biscuits and sausa...

  • GRAVY:
  • 1 pound roll bulk pork breakfast sausage (like Jimmy Dean)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, plus more for the pan
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk, more or less, as needed
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
  • BISCUITS:
  • 1 cup self rising flour
  • 2 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup of buttermilk
  • CASSEROLE:
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
4.3/5 (44 Votes)

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Yum! These crispy brown Sweet Potato Quinoa Patties make a perfect side dish

  • 2 cups baked sweet potato, skins removed & mashed (approximately 2 medium sweet potatoes)
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • Medium yellow onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, finely chopped (more to garnish)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Fresh cracked pepper
  • Earth balance vegan butter or coconut oil for cooking
4.6/5 (20 Votes)

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Classic turkey soup made with broth from the carcass of a roasted turkey, flavored with sweet mirepoix and thyme, a...

  • Carcass of 1 (12- to 14-pound) roasted turkey, picked clean
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, coarsley chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 10 whole black peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more as needed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more as needed
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups leftover stuffing
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 cups shredded leftover turkey meat
  • 1 cup leftover corn kernels
4.6/5 (13 Votes)

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Pumpkin crack cake is so easy to make! Perfect gluten free substitute for pumpkin pie

  • 1 (7 1/2 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 1 (7-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 (15-ounce) box gluten-free yellow cake mix
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled. 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (or chopped pecans)
4.2/5 (44 Votes)

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Turkey & Stuffing Eggs Benedict Recipe is seriously the best way to use up all those leftover Thanksgiving dishes

  • 3 cups leftover cooked stuffing
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • dash salt
  • dash ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 Eggland's Best Eggs
  • 3/4 pound sliced leftover cooked turkey, warmed
4.5/5 (22 Votes)

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You're going to love the flavor-marriage of sweet corn and Asiago cheese in this Baked Creamy Corn Casserole recipe

  • 1/2 cup milk, divided
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 to 5 cups corn kernels, fresh, frozen, canned, or leftover, thawed and well drained
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup Asiago, shredded
  • Chives for garnish
4.5/5 (18 Votes)

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You can't go wrong with delicious Turkey Posole, perfect for the colder times of year

  • CHILE PASTE:
  • 2 dried ancho or pasilla chiles
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • SOUP & ASSEMBLY:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans white hominy, rinsed
  • 8 cups turkey stock or low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked turkey meat, shredded
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Tortilla chips, sliced avocado, cilantro sprigs, and lime wedges (for serving)
4.6/5 (7 Votes)

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