Trust us, you can never have too much turkey and mashed potatoes.

By Betty Gold
Updated November 06, 2020
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Truth: almost as exciting as the meal itself is the knowledge that you’ll have leftovers to enjoy on Friday. After waking up at the crack of dawn to peruse Black Friday sales online, there's nothing better than diving into a second Thanksgiving meal.

And why shouldn’t we? We spent hours chopping, sautéing, roasting, and baking to create a fabulous meal we look forward to all year. This year, we're suggesting you skip the sad microwave-soggy reheated stuffing and make one of these delicious Thanksgiving leftover recipes instead, like turkey pot pie, Brussels sprout pizza, or zucchini and black bean-stuffed sweet potatoes. After all, most of the work's already done. We're honoring our favorite meal of the year in the proper way, because repurposing the ingredients gives us the perfect excuse to eat it all again.

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