What do you do with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by cupman, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm anticipating a lot of leftovers and the two main things I love to do with them are turkey omelettes and turkey sandwiches. No lunch like a turkey sandwich on white bread with a light amount of mayo and a hint of dijon. I'm looking forward to it already.

    What are some things you do with your leftover turkey?
     
  2. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
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    Just plain leftovers, then turkey sandwiches, then soups.

    Love turkey! We had our Thanksgiving in October. I wish I had made a bigger turkey, as leftovers were gobbled up before soup got made!
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I like to make turkey ala king, and you pour that over some mashed potatoes or some nice warm bisquits! Delicious!
     
  4. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2011
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    Grind it up and make turkey sandwich spread, add onions and relish and such.... yum!
     
  5. yankeedoodle300

    yankeedoodle300 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We never have turkey.

    When we get 6 turkey points Via Ingles, We Donate it to the homeless shelter
     
  6. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    I anticipate turkey sandwiches all year and would rather have the sandwiches from the cold turkey than the fresh out of the oven bird. I like mine on homemade white bread, Miracle Whip, hot pepper butter, sweet onions, iceberg lettuce. Cut in half, not diagonally. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    But...I have a large family and, even with a 22 lb. bird~ rarely ever get any leftovers anymore. Dang it. [​IMG]
     
  7. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first day or two we heat up a plate with turkey and all the trimmings in the microwave....


    Then we have sandwiches on homemade bread.....


    If there is any turkey leftover after that I make a pot of turkey gumbo....
     
  8. Chicks & Guineas

    Chicks & Guineas Out Of The Brooder

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    Huge pot of turkey vegetable soup, freeze it in mason jars for easy instant lunches and suppers.
     
  9. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Don't forget to make some turkey pot pies! YUMMY!
     
  10. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Turkey enchiladas. [​IMG] I will be going to mother in laws so no leftovers for me. I bought my own turkey and plan on cooking it sometime here soon, just so I can have turkey sandwiches, enchiladas, turkey with noodles, etc. All the good stuff. [​IMG]
     

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