Turkey meat can be substitute in any recipe calling for cooked chicken
- Use in all of your favorite Mexican dishes like
tacos, enchiladas, fajitas or tostadas, in place of the chicken or beef that
the recipe calls for
- White Pizza- spread
olive oil or Pesto over pre-baked pizza crust, top
with chopped turkey and other favorite pizza toppings and mozzarella cheese
bake to melt cheese.
- Turkey Corn Chowder-
using homemade Turkey Stock, add carrot,
celery, onion, Yukon gold potatoes and corn for a hearty twist on turkey
- Turkey Supreme- make
a light white sauce using leftover gravy and milk or ½ & ½. Add chunks of
turkey, chopped onion, red pepper and celery. Serve over leftover stuffing,
rice or Kicked Up Mashed Potatoes
- Louisville Hot Brown-
stir cubed turkey, onion and mushrooms into a cheddar cheese sauce that can
be made with the leftover gravy. Pour over toast with the crusts cut off and
top w/crispy bacon slices.
- Turkey Pockets- cut
thawed puff dough sheets into 8 squares. Put 1 teaspoon cranberry relish in
the center of the square. Top with chopped turkey and ½ a slice of American
or cheddar cheese. Moisten the edges of the puff pastry, fold over corner to
corner so it looks like a triangle and press edges together to seal. Brush
with a whisked egg and bake at 350° F for 12-15 minutes. Serve with leftover
gravy and more cranberry relish. Great after school snack!!!
- Turkey Pot Pie- make
your favorite pot pie filling using turkey, gravy and leftover vegetables
(including greenie beanie casserole) top with puff dough cut to size of
casserole dish and sealed by moistening edges of dish or spoon cornbread
batter on top for dumplings and bake at 350° F 15-20 minutes, until the puff
dough is golden and flaky or the cornbread dumplings are baked through. Can
also top with leftover mashed potatoes.
Turkey Melt- spread leftover cranberry jelly on rye bread or a
sub bun and layer thin slices of turkey and farmers cheese, top with onion
marmalade (sauté 1 lg. onion in olive oil until caramelized. Add 1 tsp
minced garlic, 1 T chopped parsley and 1 T rice wine vinegar. Sauté 2
minutes, season with salt and pepper). Wrap sandwiches in foil. Heat at 350
degrees F for 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the turkey is
- Pulled Turkey BBQ Sandwiches-
add a dash of liquid smoke and hot sauce to your favorite BBQ sauce to jazz
Potato Cheese Soup- thin leftover mashed potatoes with turkey
stock until soup consistency, bring to a simmer, remove from heat and whisk
in shredded sharp cheddar cheese and fresh chopped chives, season to taste.
- Cranberry Dip or Spread-
to 1 c cranberry sauce add ¼ c sour cream and 2 tsp. horseradish. Blend.
Serve as a spread for turkey sandwiches or use as a dip for cubed turkey.
Sweet Potato Casserole-
great use for leftover sweet potatoes