Thanksgiving is officially over, but chance are your fridge is still full of remnants from yesterday’s meal.
I’m not a fan of eating the same meal over and over, so I always re-purpose my leftovers into new creations. Here are eight of my favorite ways to re-imagine Thanksgiving leftovers!
Leftover Turkey and Cranberry Sauce Pizza
Turkey Banh Mi
Turkey Chorizo Hash
Chipotle Ranch Turkey Paninis
Turkey Enchiladas with Sweet Potato Chipotle Sauce
Southwest Turkey Sandwiches
Mashed Potato Waffles
My Dad would love this breakfast. Growing up, he’d make eggs every weekend and use up whatever meat and veggies were left in the fridge. This hash is essentially the Thanksgiving turkey version of that – turkey, eggs, and a few other things and you have a great clean-out-the-fridge breakfast. The recipe below reflects how I made it but you could do your own swaps based on what you have handy.
I’m pretty sure this is going to become our new post-Thanksgiving breakfast tradition. It was delicious.
Turkey & Chorizo Hash
(adapted from From Away)
1 Tbsp. olive oil
6 oz. fully-cooked chorizo, diced
1 medium onion, diced
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 red pepper, diced
1 large russet potato, diced into 1/4 inch pieces
2 cups roasted turkey meat, white and dark meat, diced into 1/4 inch pieces
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 Tbsp. taco sauce
Salt and pepper, to taste
Sriracha hot sauce
In a large cast-iron skillet, heat the oil until shimmering. Add the chorizo, onion, garlic, red pepper, and potato. Cook about 5 minutes, until the onions are translucent and the sausage and potatoes are beginning to brown. Stir in the turkey, heavy cream and taco sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Using a spatula, press mixture into the pan and cook 2-3 minutes without stirring. When a crust starts to form, scrape up and repeat. Continue about 10 minutes, until there are browned bits throughout.
Make 3 wells in the hash and crack an egg into each. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes, until eggs reach desired doneness. Drizzle on Sriracha and serve.