From Our Favorite Blogs: Six ways to use extra ingredients from your Thanksgiving feast

After you cook and enjoy your Thanksgiving meal, you might find a refrigerator full of leftover ingredients that weren’t completely used up by your holiday recipes. Rather than let them go to waste, you can use them in recipes the following week! We’ve collected a few recipes from our favorite bloggers, dedicated to turning leftover ingredients from your Thanksgiving dishes into easy and delicious weekday dinners! Use the gatheredtable web clipper to add any of these to your library!


1.  Salmon, Fennel and Parsnip Stew – Cannelle et Vanille
“If you have extra parsnips (or sub in carrots) laying around, this is a fantastic and ridiculously easy-to-make stew.” – Aileen

2. Pumpkin Gelato – How Sweet Eats
“We don’t doubt there may be some extra pumpkin puree hiding in the refrigerator. Give this gelato a go.” – Erin

3. Parmesan-sage crusted butternut squash galette – How Sweet Eats
“More squash? Yes please! Use up that extra butternut and make this awesome galette.” – Aileen

4. Chipotle Quinoa Sweet Potato Tacos with Roasted Cranberry Pomegranate Salsa – Half Baked Harvest
“Tacos make great weekday dinners – use leftover cranberry and sweet potatoes for these Fall tacos!” – Jaren

5.  Sweet Potato Pecan Cinnamon Rolls – Brooklyn Homemaker
“I’ve already made these cinnamon rolls twice and am planning to make them again with my sweet potato leftovers!” – Aileen

6. Turkey and Poblano Chili – Real Simple
“If you cooked a whole bird, you’ll likely have leftovers. Stay in the Fall mood and make some chili!” – Erin


Over the coming week, we’ll be sharing tips for planning, shopping and cooking here on our gatheredtable thanksgiving guide. Check back in as we’ll be adding more tips every day…

And next week, we’ll share our Official Thanksgiving Menu (and grocery list) – full of recipes that we’ve hand-tested and full endorse!

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