Thanksgiving is the ultimate food holiday! That being said, there’s probably a good chance that your fridge is packed full of leftovers on Black Friday, whether you hosted the feast or brought food home with you. These six recipe ideas will help you find new and creative meals to use up all of your leftovers!
- Day After Thanksgiving Crepes
The best part of this crepe recipe is that it’s totally customizable! Throw in whatever leftovers you love, like mashed potatoes, stuffing, or cranberry sauce, and enjoy a quick and easy breakfast.
- Thanksgiving Leftovers Breakfast Hash
North Carolina food blogger Family Food on the Table shared her delicious post-Thanksgiving breakfast hash recipe, which incorporates all aspects of a Thanksgiving meal – turkey, stuffing, veggies and gravy. All with a fried egg on top, of course!
- Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole
The perfect blend of sweet and savory, this casserole is a tasty combination of sausage, eggs, peppers and sweet potatoes. Plus, you can never go wrong with locally-grown North Carolina sweet potatoes!
- Turkey Sloppy Joes with Egg Sliders
If you’re not turkey-ed out from your Thanksgiving festivities, this fun take on an American classic is a great way to reuse leftover turkey. And for a spicier Sloppy Joe, substitute minced jalapeño pepper for the red or green pepper.
- Thanksgiving Turkey Frittata
Turkey is packed with a ton of nutrients (just like eggs!), including vitamin B and iron, so this combo is a winner, winner turkey dinner in our book when it comes to a healthy, protein-packed breakfast.
- Sweet Potato Pudding
This super simple recipe makes sure you get plenty of use out of your sweet potatoes and is ready in only 30 minutes!
Tag us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to show us how you’re using up your leftovers and what you’re thankful for this year. Happy Thanksgiving from North Carolina’s egg farming families across the state!