Just when you think you couldn’t possibly eat turkey ever again, the day after Thanksgiving arrives and you find yourself eying the contents of the fridge with renewed interest. While the possibilities for Thanksgiving leftovers are as endless as your imagination, here are our picks for the best leftover turkey ideas. From tacos to chowder, they’re sure to help you use up every morsel.
With a small skillet, you can make four individual portions of this tasty turkey hash using holiday leftovers. Be sure to chop the turkey and potatoes well, or the mixture will not hold together when cooked. For additional flavor, add a few tablespoons of finely chopped celery and a pinch of poultry seasoning.
More casserole than salad, this recipe is an easy, quick, and tasty way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey. If you’re feeling adventurous, consider adding a can of pineapple chunks or a cup of seedless grapes to the dish.
This recipe for turkey tacos makes a basic soft taco to which you can add or subtract as you see fit. Do you like avocados, chopped lettuce, carrots, or olives? Go ahead, thrown them in — get as creative as you like. For burritos or wrap sandwiches, use larger-size flour tortillas.