Thanksgiving Day may officially be over, but you might the Thanksgiving feast extend into the week with all the leftover dishes and desserts. This surplus of food provides a tremendous opportunity for creating unique, delicious, and healthy combinations. Before defaulting to the old leftovers sandwich, here are a few healthy recipes to maybe inspire new culinary endeavors with your leftovers.
Whoever thought of tossing Thanksgiving into a salad? This may be as simple as mixing a few cups of salad greens with your turkey, cranberries, and stuffing, as shown above; or, you can go the extra step and make them into cakes along with some mashed potatoes and serve them with chopped vegetables and nuts.
Soups are a wonderfully warm way to enjoy your post-Thanksgiving leftovers. You can try a more ambitious combination of turkey and side dishes served with mashed potato polpetti. Or, you can go simple with a turkey noodle soup.
I was very excited about this one! A delicious combo of turkey, stuffing, and goat cheese on a bed of cranberry sauce is a most fancy way of making something beautiful with your leftovers. Here are some tips for cooking pizza if you don’t have a pizza oven.