November 27, 2009

Thanksgiving Week, Day 8: Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes and Ideas

I hope all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday. Now that Thanksgiving is gone, what are you going to do with your leftovers? You put a lot of time and effort in preparing your meals, so you are not going to toss them. Here are some wonderful ways to continue to enjoy your leftover Thanksgiving foods. Enjoy your leftovers and Black Friday!.

Leftover Recipes:
Bryanna's Thanksgiving Leftovers
Leftover Tofurky Recipes
What to Do With Leftover Pumpkin
Tofurky Roast & Gravy Recipes
Tofurkey Fried Rice
Vegan Tofurkey Wrap
Vegan Tofurkey Club Wraps W/Ranch Dressing
Prepare for Thanksgiving Leftovers (Scroll for vegan and veganize the non vegan)
Thanksgiving Leftover Vegetarian Sandwich (use vegan cheese)
Articles About "Tofurky Recipes"
Vegan Thanksgiving Leftovers
Thanksgiving Leftovers: the after party. Ten Recipe Ideas.
Leftover Recipes

Some Things To Make:
Soups: Throw some leftover vegan turkey/meat, vegetables and or green bean casserole, rice or noodles, seasoning, and vegan broth.

Salads: Toss some leftover vegan turkey/meat and mix with arugula, spinach, lettuce, sliced mushrooms, leftover cranberries, shredded carrots, sliced red onions and nuts or whatever else you wish. Toss with your favorite salad dressing or vinaigrette.

Sandwiches and Wraps: On breads or tortilla add vegan mayo, mustard, hummus, gravy, ketchup, BBQ sauce, cream cheese, leftover mashed potatoes, or other spread. Add slices of leftover vegan turkey/meat, stuffing, cranberry sauce/cranberries, vegetables, potato salad, whatever else you wish.

Pizza: Make a vegan pizza top with tomato, barbecue, or vegan white sauce, 1 cup of chopped vegan turkey/meat and 1/2 cup vegan cheese or cheese sauce, vegetables or anything else you wish. Bake for 10-30 minutes at 450-500 degrees.

Quesadillas: On two tortillas spread with vegan butter, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes are optional, add sliced/shredded vegan turkey/meat with a little cumin, and vegetables. Sprinkle with vegan cheese; put tortillas together and cook in a skillet with olive oil for 5 minutes, turning once.

Burritos, Enchiladas, Fajitas, and Tacos: Add shredded vegan turkey/meat to salsa, black or pinto beans, vegan sour cream and vegan cheese, sautéed onions and sweet peppers, shredded lettuce and chopped tomatoes; or mix with mild green chiles, seasonings, scallions and a can of enchilada sauce. Use can add cranberry sauce, green beans, or mashed potatoes.

Pot pies/Shepherds pies: Add leftover vegan turkey/meat, sliced mushrooms and leftover green beans and carrots and other vegetables, vegan chicken or mushroom soup. Top with a biscuit topping or phyllo pastry sheets for pot and mashed potatoes for shepherds and bake in oven, if you wish you could add vegan cheese or cheese sauce.

Casseroles: Combine 2 cups chopped leftover vegan turkey/meat with 2 cups cooked whole grain rice, 1 cup vegan broth, chopped vegetables, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberries, in a 2-quart casserole. Cover and bake at 325 degrees for 30-40 minutes, until vegetables are tender.

Stir-fry: Add 1 1/2 cups of chopped leftover vegan turkey/meat to sautéed onion, mushrooms, broccoli, carrots, green beans, and other vegetables, and cooked quoina/couscous/rice in vegan broth. Sprinkle seasoning, nuts, and vegan parmesan before serving.

Pasta: Add leftover vegan turkey/meat to your favorite pasta, vegetable, vegan cheese or cheese sauce, and seasoning.

By Leftover Ingredient:
Cranberry sauce: Melt and pour over pancakes, waffles, ice cream, or applesauce. Mix cranberry sauce with vegan cream cheese, spreading it on bread or a dinner roll, and putting sliced vegan turkey/meat on top for a delicious sandwich

Rolls/bead: bread pudding, crumbs for casseroles, diced and fried for croutons, french onion soup, sandwiches, baked pasta.

Vegan turkey/meat: Sandwiches, burritos, quesedillas, pasta, salads, soups, tetrazinni, enchiladas, pot/shepherds pie, hash, stuffing bundles. Vegan turkey/meat, left over green bean casserole, and gravy mixed in the bottom of a greased casserole. Top with sage stuffing and microwave or bake until warm through.

Gravy: a base for soups, pot/shepherds pie, sandwiches.

Sweet Potatoes: pies, bread puddings, a filling for ravioli or in tortillas.

Mashed Potatoes: – use as a topping for shepherds pie, in potato gnocchi, add cooked cabbage, vegan bacon and vegan cheese for colcannon, pierogies, or potato candy.

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1 comment:

Tom Bailey said...

These are great vegan ideas. I am going to share your blog with some of my vegan friends.

Best regards,
Great ideas

Tom Bailey