Amazing recipe to use up those Thanksgiving leftovers after the holiday dinner. Finger-licking-good grilled cheese made with turkey breast, smooth melted brie cheese and cranberry sauce.
Did I mention that I live in the future as a food blogger? Oh yes, I did. So while you are still trying to figure out your Thanksgiving menu, I am already eating leftovers. Oh boy, was this ever-so-good! I made it twice already this week and I can’t get enough. I better stop through, or I won’t be so excited about eating anything on Thanksgiving.
So I discovered something this week. While I was planning on making some Thanksgiving leftover recipes, I really didn’t want to buy an entire turkey and cook it just to make some leftovers. Actually, it’s been a really long time sine I’ve made an entire turkey. I am usually responsible for side dishes and dessert for Thanksgiving dinner but not the turkey. So I never even have the need to make one. Surely I didn’t want to make one just for a few leftover recipes.
While shopping for groceries, I found something that made me very excited. You may already know this, but I found single, raw turkey breasts for sale! Yes…single turkey breasts that you can cook as you like. I feel like I was living under a rock. I’ve gotten ground turkey plenty of times but never even paid attention to the turkey breast. Well that was just perfect. Exactly what I needed to give you a few ideas on what to do with your leftovers. So I hope you enjoy this one because I definitely did!
- 2 slices of seedless Rye bread
- 3-4 slices of roasted turkey breast
- 3 oz Brie cheese (rind cut off), thinly sliced
- 2 Tbsp cranberry sauce
- Preheat a medium saute pan over medium heat and lightly grease it.
- Place bread in the pan and separate brie slices among the two slices of bread. Let it start melting.
- Layer turkey breast over one slice of bread and then cranberry sauce on top of turkey.
- Cover with second slice of bread and press lightly.
- Finish the grilled cheese until bread is golden and cheese is melted.
Check out these great recipes from other bloggers:
Turkey Cranberry Streudel from Recipe Girl
Cheery Mashed Potato Leftover Pancakes from Just A Taste
Italian Turkey Soup from Your Homebased Mom
Thanksgiving Dinner Hand Pies from The Mother Huddle
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