Leftover Turkey Creative Ways to Repurpose
Leftover turkey weighing you down? What will you do with your left over turkey? After thanksgiving some people are clueless as to how to deal with leftovers or they just can’t handle the leftovers. Turkey being a festive dish for the holidays still presents a challenge for many and they simply put it in the refrigerator and forget about it for a week. The good news is that there are plenty of creative ways to use your leftovers to make something different that’s equally as delicious. If you’re one of those people, we have some creative ways to repurpose your leftover turkey.
While it may not be easy to think of ways to cook up your leftovers, here are some practical tips and recipes for leftover dishes.
1) Turn it into soup or a broth. A soup or broth is an excellent way to enjoy your leftovers without feeling too heavy or weighed down. You can also add noodles or rice as much as you desire.
2) Make a sandwich! If you’re looking for something quick and simple, just spread some mayonnaise on bread and add sliced tomatoes to make a delicious sandwich.
3. Try making a pot pie with refrigerated pie crusts and pre-made mashed potatoes or try this turkey & biscuits casserole recipe.. Simply take your leftover turkey and mix it with stuffing and refrigerate the mixture overnight before rolling it out into a crust-pie shape and baking for 20 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Some people have been known to make lasagna or even omelette with their leftover turkey.
4. Make a soup using chopped up turkey, vegetables and rice that is cooked into a filling soup that is perfect for winter.
5. Get creative and make something completely different by using ingredients from other parts of the world like Thai green curry made with coconut milk, onions, ginger root, fresh basil leaves and green curry paste. In order to make it
What is the Best Way to Store Leftovers?
Turkey lasts for about two days in the fridge still, the best way to store leftover turkey is not in the fridge but, in an airtight container or freezer bag, with the air pressed out of it before sealing. This ensures that it won’t go bad over time. If you want to freeze your leftover turkey make sure that you wrap it tightly with aluminum foil or freezer-friendly dishwasher. Click here for more storage containers info.