What to do with holiday leftovers

What to do with holiday leftovers

Holiday meals can leave you with a lot of leftover turkey. Turkey is a lean meat that is low in fat and high in protein. Don’t let it go to waste. Learn ways you can still enjoy your holiday turkey the next day.

  • Make a turkey salad sandwich. Mix light mayonnaise with fat free sour cream and stir in diced turkey, chopped celery and a little Dijon mustard. Sprinkle in some pecans or walnuts and serve on whole grain bread or roll. 
  • Add diced or chopped turkey to your favorite homemade soup or low-fat canned soup, like chicken noodle or minestrone. 
  • Use shredded turkey instead of chicken in enchiladas, quesadillas and tamales. 
  • Make your favorite chili recipe and add shredded or dicked turkey instead of beef. 
  • Make a turkey omelet for breakfast. Mix it with onions, avocado, broccoli, peppers and low-fat cheese. 

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