Have a number of leftovers from Thanksgiving? Here is a scrumptious recipe to make use of a number of the leftovers in a brand new means. For the topping, I take advantage of a combination of potatoes and cauliflower to cut back the variety of carbs within the dish. If you aren’t a fan of cauliflower use all potatoes. Don’t overlook the leftover cranberry sauce so as to add as a aspect.
four cups cubed leftover turkey
1 medium onion, diced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 celery stalk, diced
1 carrot, finely diced
Half a inexperienced bell pepper, diced
1 cup leftover inexperienced beans, diced
2 cups leftover turkey gravy
2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
2 cups leftover mashed cauliflower
1 tablespoon melted butter.
½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Choose both an 8×8-inch or a 9×14-inch oven-proof pan, relying on how a lot meals you may have. Oval gratin dishes or a casserole dish additionally work effectively, as do particular person baking dishes. Butter the dish effectively.
To reheat the filling earlier than placing the casserole within the oven.
Combine the filling substances within the baking dish, cowl with plastic wrap and warmth within the microwave till heat (not sizzling), about four minutes on excessive.
If you don’t want to use the microwave, reheat the combination in a saucepan and pour into the baking dish.
To make the topping:
Thoroughly mix the mashed potatoes and cauliflower. Mix within the melted butter and cheddar cheese. Spread the topping over the filling within the baking dish, spreading it to the sides of the dish. Place the baking dish on a foil coated cookie sheet. The filling could bubble over.
Bake, uncovered, for about 45 minutes. You will know it’s performed when the pie filling is effervescent sizzling and the topping turns golden brown. Let relaxation for five minutes earlier than serving.