I hate to see good food go to waste so I make every effort to avoid throwing out my leftovers. Here are some quick and easy recipes to "reuse" those holiday leftovers.
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These healthy turkey enchiladas are a great way to use up leftover turkey while feeling like you're eating a brand new meal.
Check out the recipe at Creme de la Crumb.
The air is cold and the nights are long -- it's the perfect time of year to warm up with a hot bowl of soup.
Try Uproot Kitchen's turkey orzo soup, or for something a little heartier, creamy leftover turkey stew from The Goldilocks Kitchen.
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I admit that I haven't tried these yet, but these mashed potato puffs from The Cooking Jar look absolutely amazing. I might just have to make some extra mashed potatoes to try them out!
These look like they'd also work really well with sweet potatoes, beets, or any other mashed root vegetable.
Mashed Potato Rolls
Potatoes and bread rolls -- honestly how could that be a bad thing? Num's the Word's mashed potato rolls are a little bit more work than most of the other recipes in this list, but they're worth it!
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You can't get much further from a cold and snowy winter day than sunny Hawaii. Toss rice, veggies, pineapple, and your leftover ham together for this "better than takeout" dish.
Get the recipe from The Recipe Critic.
Ham and Potato Cheddar Soup
Also from The Recipe Critic, this ham and potato cheddar soup will warm you from the inside out.
For a double leftover-busting whammy, you can substitute leftover roast potatoes or throw in any extra cooked veggies after you've cooked your soup.
What are your plans for finishing off those holiday leftovers? Share your favourite recipes in the comments!
- Sarah (Volunteer)