Best Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes For You

Get quick and easy recipes for your Thanksgiving leftovers including soup, turkey pot pie, sandwiches, and more from foodviki

Extra-Veggie Frittata

Total:30 minPrep: 15 minCook: 15 min

Yield: 4 servings

Level: Easy


Beat 8 eggs, 1 cup milk, chopped parsley, and salt and pepper. Add 1/2 cup stuffing bread cubes and 2 cups leftover cooked vegetables (such as broccoli or cauliflower). Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in an ovenproof 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add the egg mixture and cook 2 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium-low, top with grated cheddar and cook 10 minutes. Broil 3 minutes, then slice.

Vegetable Samosas

Total:40 minPrep: 15 minCook: 25 min

Yield: 8 servings

Level: Easy


Mix 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes, 1/2 cup chopped leftover cooked vegetables (such as carrots or green beans), 1/2 cup thawed frozen peas, 1/4 teaspoon curry powder and 1 tablespoon each chopped cilantro, mint and ginger; season with salt and cayenne pepper. Roll a sheet of puff pastry into a 14-inch square, then cut into 25 smaller squares and place 1 tablespoon filling in the center of each. Brush the edges with a beaten egg, fold into triangles and press to seal. Bake at 350 degree until golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Mix yogurt with leftover cranberry sauce for dipping.


Bird to the Last Drop

Bird to the Last DropBird to the Last Drop


Total:1 hr 50 minPrep: 1 hr 45 minCook: 5 min

Yield: 6 servings

Level: Easy


2 quarts vegetable stock

1 turkey carcass

1 (10-ounce) box frozen mixed vegetables

1/2 cup rice

2 cups cooked turkey, cubed

1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning

2 teaspoons dried thyme

Salt and pepper, to taste


Combine the vegetable stock and the turkey carcass in a large soup pot over low heat and bring to a simmer. Cover and simmer for 1 hour.

Add the remaining ingredients to the stock. Cover and simmer for an additional 20 minutes.

Remove the bones before serving.

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