What to do with those Thanksgiving Day Leftovers

It’s been a week, by now you are probably tired of turkey sandwiches, turkey with dressing, turkey soup, turkey with….

It is time to find a nutritious dish that can help you rid of all that turkey and will make your taste buds dance. Check out this post from the New York Times – I can’t think of a better way to use those leftovers. This is definitely going in my recipe book!

recipe for thanksgiving leftovers

Click the image to see the full recipe from The New York Times for Post Thanksgiving Cobb Salad with a lite dressing

Turkey Cobb Salad

  • 2 cups shredded cooked turkey, chicken breast or chicken breast tenders (12 ounces cooked)
  • 2 romaine hearts, or 1 romaine heart and 1 head bibb lettuce, cut crosswise in chiffonade
  • 1 small head radicchio, cut in chiffonade (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, or 1 tablespoon each parsley and tarragon
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 large ripe but firm avocado, sliced or diced
  • 1 large or 2 medium carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2 ounces (about 1/2 cup) Roquefort or blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds (salted or barbecued if desired)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
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