by Nina Simonds
Rather than being tossed out, the turkey carcass turns into a nourishing soup, perfect for the day after a heavy Thanksgiving meal. Ginger, scallions, rice wine and sesame oil flavor this fragrant dish.
Per serving: 303 calories, 2g saturated fat, 33g carbohydrates, 21g protein, 7g fiber, 816mg sodium
by Rick Rodgers
Cooked turkey becomes a next-day supper in this Mexican-inspired dish, which is flexible to substitutions. If you've made turkey stock from your turkey bones, you can use that in this recipe as well.
Per serving: 363 calories, 4g saturated fat, 42g carbohydrates, 24g protein, 9g fiber, 581mg sodium
by Molly O'Neill
Leftover mashed potatoes find a tasty home in these easy knishes — which are also delicious made with leftover sweet potatoes.
Per serving: 90 calories, 1g saturated fat, 12g carbohydrates, 2g protein, 1g fiber, 228mg sodium
8. Potato Bread
by James Beard
Leftover mashed potatoes are transformed into a moist loaf of bread in this classic recipe. Just make sure to save some of the water you use to cook the potatoes. It's full of starch, which you'll need to make the bread.
Per serving: 164 calories, 2g saturated fat, 29g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 1g fiber, 379mg sodium
by Victoria Blashford-Snell and Brigitte Hafner
This unique savory tart is delicious served for dinner with a simple green salad. Leftover mashed potatoes are combined with eggs, flour, cream, Parmesan and walnuts for a rich and creamy result. It's high-fat, but well worth an infrequent indulgence.
Per serving: 457 calories, 19g saturated fat, 24g carbohydrates, 13g protein, 1g fiber, 314mg sodium
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