Keep the party going with these innovative recipes that take your holiday leftovers from boring to brilliant.
This Thanksgiving-inspired version of the traditional Vietnamese baguette sandwich is made with leftover turkey and dressed with mayonnaise, Asian chile sauce, cucumber, carrot, and fresh cilantro. Increase the heat with sliced fresh jalapenos, if desired.
Coarse Dijon mustard and leftover glazed pearl onions add a satisfying bite to the traditional post-Thanksgiving sandwich of turkey and cranberry sauce. If there are no glazed onions on hand, substitute thinly sliced red onion and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.
The day after an indulgent Thanksgiving dinner, you'll enjoy this refreshing main-course salad made with alfalfa sprouts, radishes, carrots, avocado, and leftover turkey in a low-fat buttermilk dressing. Use this recipe as a base to add any other vegetables you want, including leftover roasted squash or brussels sprouts.
A homemade cheese spread with fresh herbs turns a sandwich of roast turkey on whole wheat into something special.