Thanksgiving is over. After weeks of planning, preparing, cooking and cleaning, it’s done. Your post-Thanksgiving food coma may have worn off, but one thing’s for sure – there’s still plenty of food to go around.
You might have just a little leftover turkey, or you might have piles left from Thanksgiving. Either way, we’ve got you covered.
Leftovers don’t have to taste bad or be something you dread. Make your leftovers count with these fantastic recipes. Save some cash and fill your belly – what could be better?
Here’s a recipe for Leftover Turkey or Chicken Hash with Biscuits. Let’s face it: Thanksgiving means the beginning of a long and cold winter. You’ll want to warm up inside with family and friends, so why not try this delicious soup option?
Leftover Turkey or Chicken Hash with Biscuits
2 to 3 tablespoons butter, melted or chicken/turkey fat
1 onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup celery, diced
2 to 3 cups cooked turkey, diced
3 tablespoons flour
2 1/2 cups water
1/2 teaspoons summer savory
1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoons pepper
1/4 cup light cream
2 cups flour
1 tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoons salt
3/4 cup light cream or milk
2 eggs, beaten
- Heat in frying pan 2-3 tablespoons melted butter or turkey or chicken fat.
- Add thinly sliced onion and diced celery.
- Heat 5-8 minutes over low heat, stirring often.
- Add 2-3 cups cooked turkey.
- Cook 5 minutes over low heat.
- Brown the chicken fat and flour well before adding water.
- Add savory, salt and pepper to taste.
- When sauce is smooth and creamy, add 1/4 cup cream and any remaining turkey or chicken gravy.
- Pour over turkey.
- Simmer 15 minutes, then serve with hot biscuits and pickled beets.
- Preheat over to 400 degrees F.
- Sift together in bowl, flour, baking powder and salt.
- Mix together cream with 2 beaten eggs.
- Add to flour and mix just enough to moisten, the dough is rather soft and should remain lumpy.
- Stir as little as possible.
- Drop by spoonfuls on a greased cookie sheet.
- Cook 16 minutes.
This meal is the epitome of comfort food. Hot soup, warm biscuit… is your mouth watering yet? Mine is!
If you’re like me, you’re looking for a bunch of options for your post-Thanksgiving turkey leftovers. Check out Turkey Leftover Recipes: 7 Post-Thanksgiving Cooking Ideas. There’s recipes for all kinds of meals – baked recipes, pasta recipes and more. No need to dread those days after Thanksgiving!
How do you make use of Thanksgiving leftovers? Any other great ideas?
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