What To Do With Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Weekday Vegetarian writer Kelly Rossiter has been recycling, repurposing and repackaging Thanksgiving leftovers for years on Planet Green. We round up a few:

Use up That Leftover Turkey: Barley Risotto with Turkey and Mushrooms

Feel free to use leftover turkey, fresh turkey or chicken. If you are vegetarian add a few more types of mushrooms, or maybe you have some Tofurky left over from yesterday to toss in. More at Planet Green

Try Your Hand at Some Fabulous Sweet Potato Dumplings

End the silence of the yams. Make your leftover sweet potatoes sing. More at Planet Green

Make a Frittata With Your Leftovers

Sometimes I find myself with bits and pieces of ingredients left over from other recipes and I have to find a way to use them up so I don't end up throwing them away. Other than soup, one of my favourite ways to use up odds and ends is to make a frittata. A frittata is essentially just an open faced omelette, but I prefer it because you can put as much stuff on top as you like and you don't have to worry about having to fold it over perfectly. More in Planet Green

Make A Leftover Pie

Dress up your leftovers by putting them in a pie and convincing your family that they are getting a whole new dinner. More in Planet Green

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