Saturday, November 30, 2013

what to do with your thanksgiving leftovers

turkey croquettes

2 tbsp. butter
1 small onion chopped
2 sage leaves torn
1/2 cup cream
saute onion in butter with sage for about 3 minutes
add 1/2 cup of cream (this will make the mixture a bit thick)
saute about 2 minutes longer

mix in
2 cups chopped leftover turkey
1/2 cup mashed potatoes
1/2 cup stuffing
sprinkle with a little salt and pepper

mix all together

form small meatballs size circles roll them in panko bread crumbs
place in refrigerator for about 10 -15 minutes.

heat oil (about 2 inches) in saute pan
fry croquettes for about 2 minutes on each side until golden brown.

serve with some left over warm gravy.

if you are extra ambitious you can make some dessert ones as well.

in a food processor whip
2 cups of left over mashed sweet potatoes
with 1/2 cup cream

then add

1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg

mix all together

heat 2 inches of oil in a saute pan
using an ice cream scoop place in hot oil saute about 2 minutes on each side.
drain on paper towels
then toss the croquettes in some more cinnamon sugar mix,
sprinkle with powdered sugar
serve with maple syrup for dipping.

love sent, xo

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Looks delicious.