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Turkey Chili

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  1. Mix up your favorite chili.
  2. In the last five minutes of cooking or reheating, toss in a hearty heeling of chopped cooked turkey meat.
  3. Top with a dollop of tangy Greek yogurt and chopped green onion.
  4. Add a flourish of cayenne or red chili pepper for extra spice, and some fresh cilantro for color and scent.

Cubed Turkey on Salads

thanksgiving leftovers


  1. Top salads with leftover turkey and add your favorite seasonal ingredients, such as diced pear or apple, dried cranberries and toasted pecans.

Bonus: Use up leftover cranberry sauce by making it into a quick vinaigrette: add 1 tablespoon red wine vein gear to 1/4 cup cranberry sauce, whisk in 1/4 cup olive oil, then add salt and black pepper to taste.

Turkey Avocado Wrap

thanksgiving leftovers


  1. On a sprouted-grain wrap, spread cranberry mustard spread (equal parts of Dijon mustard and cranberry sauces) or cranberry Thai chili spread (one part Thai chili sauce to three parts cranberry sauce).
  2. Add shredded Napa cabbage, sliced avocado (or try thin slices of cucumber with the thai chili sauce), shredded turkey meat, and thinly sliced strips of red bell pepper.
  3. Roll up the wrap, and cut it in half diagonally.

Asian Turkey Slaw

thanksgiving leftovers


  1. Mixed shredded turkey into your favorite slaw mix.
  2. Toss with tahini dressing and sesame vinaigrette, then add green onions and toasted slivered almonds for crunch.

This recipe originally appeared in “How to Cook a Heritage Turkey“.

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