Archive for the ‘Tasty Leftover Turkey Recipes’ Category

Ginger Turkey and Black Beans

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

For a southwestern flavour to any leftover turkey, and to please your family, try this hearty version of Ginger Turkey and Black Beans. It serves 6 easily, and the added ginger helps with the digestion, and as a preventative for colds that run rampant during this time of year. However, this recipe is well received [...]

What to do with Leftover Turkey?

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

It seems that after a holiday turkey dinner we all have more than we expected leftover, especially in the turkey department. Our families are sick and tired of what they perceive to be the same dishes over and over again and often we will hear the exclamation, “Oh, no not turkey again! I hate the [...]

Turkey Empanadas, or Oven-baked Callazones

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

These lovely Turkey Empanadas, are surprisingly simple to prepare. They make up in a jiffy, and are so delicious! Especially when served with a turkey gravy and cranberry sauce. Delighfully different, but oh so tasty. Soon to become a favourite in your home too!
Pastry: 2 c all purpose flour
½ tsp slat
2/3 c shortening [...]

Fabulous Leftover Coconut Turkey Curry

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

With a little bit of an East-Indian flavour, Fabulous Leftover Coconut Turkey Curry is also a bit reminiscent of south Asian flavours as well. This filling recipe will generously serve 4-6 hungry people, satisfying their appetite without any question that this is another successful attempt to utilize all of the holiday turkey!
Ingredients:
1½ c coconut milk—storebought [...]

Turkey a la King

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

This has to be one of the most popular uses for leftover turkey and chicken. I usually add a little turmeric and curry powder for added colour, and….my family really likes their curry! But a true Turkey a la King contains neither. The turmeric is an excellent preventative measure, and in my opinion should be [...]

Leftover Turkey Chili

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Here is a recipe that is also heart-smart as well as being filling. If you wish to have a little more ‘heat’ in your Leftover Turkey Chili, just add a little dash of hot sauce (such as Tabasco or Louisiana Hot Sauce), and/or substitute jalepeno peppers for the chili peppers.
Ingredients:
2 T vegetable oil
1 large [...]

Turkey Foo Young

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Another Asian recipe for using leftover cooked turkey (or fresh), that is both quick to prepare and tasty, Turkey Foo Young will feed a hungry family of 4, or will stretch as a side dish and satisfy 6.

Ingredients:
10 oz can sliced mushrooms, drained
3-4 sliced canned water chestnuts, julienne
2 celery stalks, sliced thinly on an [...]

Turkey Taco Salad in Taco Shell Bowls

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

This is one of our family’s favourite recipes. When the children were younger, we made the Taco Shell Bowls once or twice a week! Turkey Taco Salad in Taco Shell Bowls serves 4-6 as a main course meal.  You can vary the ingredients according to family preferences, and also the size of the ‘bowls’ according [...]

Tempting Pineapple Turkey with Almonds

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

For an Asian twist to leftover Turkey, Tempting Pineapple Turkey with Almonds will soon prove to become a family favourite! This recipe will satisfy 4 hungry or 6 moderate-sized appetites.
1 c chopped onion
2 T vegetable oil
1-10 pkg of frozen snow peas
1½ c celery, sliced diagonally
2 chicken bouillon cubes
¾ c water [...]

Spicy Turkey Enchiladas

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

To spice leftover turkey up a little and have your family crying for more, this recipe for Spicey Turkey Enchiladas will do the trick.
Sauce: 1-14 oz can tomatoes
1 T oil
1 T minced onion
1 minced garlic clove
2 tsp flour
1½ tsp chili powder
½ tsp salt

1.Drain the tomatoes, reserving ½ c of [...]