Saturday, November 24, 2012

Leftovers Renewed

Thanksgiving has come and gone.  You've gorged yourself on pies, turkey, potatoes, or whatever else you love.

It's two days later.

And there are still leftovers in your fridge.

What to do?

Here's what I came up with!  It was a HUGE hit with my 4 little ones.

Fried Mash and Turkey Curry

Leftover mashed potatoes
Leftover white meat (the dark meat goes fast here!0
Curry powder
Vegenaise (or mayo... but no Miracle Whip!)
Chopped celery

I'm not giving a lot of amounts here... Tastes are so individual.

Heat up a skillet or griddle. Take 1/4-1/3 cup size mounds of mashed potatoes and smash 'em on there.  They'll take a while to brown, so get going on the turkey!

Chop turkey as fine as you can get.  Chop celery equally fine.  I'd say one stalk is plenty for 2 cups of turkey, but you may like less.  Dump both in a bowl of appropriate size.  Add 1-3 tsp of curry (I go for even a little more, but that's just me) and enough vegenaise to moisten, and you may choose to add a small splash of lemon juice, and salt to taste, if you will.  Mix mix mix and dollop some on top of your recently fried mash.  Grab a fork and dig in!