Using Up The Thanksgiving Leftovers


Turkey Leftover Vegetable Soup


  • 8 cups turkey or hen broth
  • 1 turkey carcass, all meat eliminated
  • 1 carrot, halved lengthwise, plus 1 carrot, minced
  • 1 complete stalk celery, plus 1 stalk, minced
  • 1 onion, halved, plus 1 onion, minced
  • 2 bay leaves, divided
  • 2-3 cups leftover turkey meat, diced into small items
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups leftover cooked Thanksgiving aspect greens ( Brussels sprouts, candy potatoes, inexperienced beans, peas, and many others)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped contemporary sage


Put the broth, turkey bones, carrot halves, celery stalk, onion halves, and 1 bay leaf in a big stockpot. Convey to a boil after which simmer, for about 1 1/2 hours.

Earlier than straining the broth, take away the big bones and carcass with tongs. Pressure the broth by a sieve coated with moist cheesecloth. Discard the solids and set the broth apart.

In a big soup pot, warmth the garlic within the olive oil over medium warmth. Add the minced carrots, celery, and onions. Prepare dinner over medium-low warmth till softened, 7 or 8 minutes.

Cube the leftover Thanksgiving greens. Add the sage to the soup pot together with the reserved turkey broth and the remaining bay leaf. Convey to a simmer. When simmering, add the diced leftover greens and diced turkey meat to the soup. Convey it again as much as a simmer and cook dinner for five minutes. Flip the warmth off and canopy. Enable to take a seat and steam for about 10 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper to style.



Sage and Cream Turkey Fettuccine

2 servings Elements

3 ounces of dried spinach or plain fettuccine
1/3 cup mild dairy bitter cream
2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup reduced-sodium hen broth
1 teaspoon snipped contemporary sage or 1/2 teaspoon dried sage, crushed
1/4 teaspoon floor black pepper
6 ounces leftover cooked turkey breast, minimize into bite-size strips
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup sliced contemporary mushrooms
2 inexperienced onions, sliced
1 clove garlic, minced


Prepare dinner pasta based on bundle instructions; drain and put aside. In the meantime, in a small bowl, stir collectively bitter cream and flour till easy. Regularly stir in broth till easy. Stir in snipped or dried sage and pepper; put aside. Warmth 2 teaspoons oil in an 8-inch skillet over medium-high warmth. Add mushrooms, inexperienced onions, and garlic to a scorching skillet. Prepare dinner and stir for about 3 minutes. Stir in turkey and blend properly. Stir the bitter cream combination into the turkey combination in a skillet. Prepare dinner and stir till thickened and bubbly. Prepare dinner and stir for 1 minute extra. Serve turkey combination over hot-cooked pasta