5 tasty recipes to use up your Thanksgiving leftovers

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

It’s the meal so many of us look forward to all year long: roasted turkey, savory stuffing, and piles of potatoes – just to name a few favorites.

Who says Thanksgiving only lasts for one day? After spending so much time making a meal for friends and family, put those leftovers to good use. We’ve put together a list of recipe ideas that use up your Turkey Day ingredients, so you don’t have to let a single bite go to waste.

1. What to do with all that turkey?

Try some new flavors and dishes! Here’s a roundup of Mexican recipes using leftover turkey. Trust us – you’ll want to make them all!

2. Make a soup!

Hearty and delicious – these soup recipes will warm you up after a long day of Black Friday shopping.

3. Assemble a sandwich.

We promise this one takes your leftover sandwich to a whole new level.

4. Two words: Stuffing Waffles.

Fire up the waffle iron. You’ll want to save some stuffing to make these.

5. Throw together a breakfast.

Kick off your holiday shopping with a healthy breakfast. Frittatas pack on the flavor, are easy to make, and you can throw in just about any veggie you have on hand. Here are a few recipes to try.

Originally published by Alameda County Community Food Bank: Source