Thanksgiving Leftovers
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Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Recipe Picks for 2012


Are you stuck after each Thanksgiving trying to find creative tasty ways to use up all that leftover turkey? Are you like us, and buy a second turkey when on sale because you love turkey leftovers so much? Following is a round-up of our family’s favorite ways to use up that leftover turkey.

(Smoked) Turkey and (Wild) Rice Soup

Turn your holiday meal scraps into an awesome healthy kid-favorite soup! My smoked turkey and wild rice soup will make you appreciate your Thanksgiving or Christmas leftovers in a whole new way! Don’t smoke your turkey? Don’t like or have wild rice? Just swap in any cooked leftover turkey and white rice. Just 4 PointsPlus per serving. Smoked Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

Easy Heart-Warming Individual Puff Pastry Turkey Pot Pies

These hearty family-friendly pot pies are a great way to use up leftover chicken or turkey, and puff pastry sheets speed up the process. My kids and husband would eat these every week, if I allowed it. At 22 PointsPlus per pot pie, these are definitely a splurge item. Puff Pastry Chicken Pot Pies

Easy Classic Turkey Noodle Soup

This easy classic delicious soup is a great kid-approved way to use up that leftover turkey carcass and meat. Make the stock ahead of time, or use store-bought, for a quick hearty work night meal. At only 4 Weight Watchers PointsPlus, this is an excellent healthy way to make up for those heftier Thanksgiving day dishes! Smoked Turkey Noodle Soup

Leaner Pampered Chef turkey Cranberry Wreath

A delicious, skinnied-down version of a popular Pampered Chef recipe. An excellent way to use up that leftover holiday turkey, and you can mix together the filling ahead of time to make this a quick weeknight dinner. Only 10 PointsPlus per serving! Turkey Cranberry Ring

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