Recipe: Fresh takes on leftover turkey

Turkey Soup, Turkey Empanadas & Breakfast biscuit - easy and delicious

SAN ANTONIOTurkey Noodle Soup


- 2 quarts Turkey broth

- 1 cup chopped carrots

- 1/4 cup chopped onions

- 1/3 cup chopped celery

- 3 cups cubed turkey

- 2 cups of your favorite pasta


-Combine broth, turkey, pasta, carrots, onions, celery in slow cooker. Cook on low heat for 8 hours.

Turkey Empanadas


- Turkey

- Stuffing/Dressing

- Empanada pastry (can be found in the frozen section)


- Cube turkey and mix with dressing

- Fill empanada pastry with turkey/dressing mix, then seal pastry

For baking:

- Preheat oven to 400 F and bake for 20-25 minutes

For Frying:

- Fry until golden brown

*use cranberry sauce or gravy for dipping

Breakfast Biscuit


- Ham (slice)

- Egg

- Cheese

- Biscuit


- Cook ham, egg, & biscuit and stack

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