4 Ways to Repurpose Thanksgiving Leftovers

Turkey Tetrazzini

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces of cooked turkey
  • 8 oz of pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 3 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 1/2 an onion, chopped
  • 10.5 oz condensed cheddar cheese soup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup white cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup crispy onions

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain. Leave in colander.
  2. Add butter, celery, and onions to the pot in which you cooked the noodles. Cook until they soften and become slightly translucent. Turn off the stove.
  3. Add turkey, water, cheddar cheese soup to the pot. Mix to coat.
  4. Add the cooked pasta to the pot and mix to coat the noodles.
  5. Transfer everything to a 13×9 baking dish. top with cheese and crispy onions.
  6. Bake at 350F for 20 minutes until sauce is bubbling.

Mashed Potato Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • Sour cream
  • Applesauce/Cranberry Sauce

Instructions

  1. Mix mashed potatoes, flour, eggs, garlic, and seasoning in a bowl until well combined. Mixture should somewhat thick and not runny.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet.
  3. When the oil is hot pour 1/4 cup of batter into the skillet. Cook until brown on both sides.
  4. Top with chives and sour cream or applesauce and cranberry sauce.

Sweet Potato & Cranberry Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sweet potato casserole
  • 1/2 cup cranberry relish (or sauce)
  • 2.5 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup pecans or walnuts (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine all wet ingredients, mix well.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients, mix well.
  3. Combine the wet and dry ingredients together.
  4. Add 1/4 cup of muffin batter to a greased muffin tin.
  5. Bake at 350F for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Creamy Pie Milkshakes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups ice cream of choice
  • 1 slice of pie of choice
  • whipped cream
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Caramel sauce
  • Crushed Graham Crackers (reserve for topping)

Instructions

  1. Add ice cream to a blender pitcher
  2. Add the pie to the blender.
  3. Mix well until combined.
  4. Pour in glasses and top with whipped cream, crushed graham cracker, chocolate, and/or caramel.

Our Favorite Combos

  • Pumpkin Pie with vanilla ice cream
  • Coconut cream pie with lime sherbet
  • Banana cream pie with chocolate ice cream
  • Chocolate silk pie with chocolate peanut butter ice cream
  • Apple pie with vanilla ice cream