I insisted on roasting a fifteen pound turkey for two people.
And making five pounds of mashed potatoes. And a crock pot full of green bean casserole. And maybe two different kinds of stuffing.
I know, I know. It is completely and utterly ridiculous. Everyone told me, “Kaela, why don’t you just do a cornish hen? Or a chicken? Or a turkey breast?”
I don’t. know. you guys… But it’s just not the same. I need the whole turkey. So that I can shove one stuffing down its topside and one stuffing up its derriere. And I need enough leftover turkey and mashed potatoes and green beans so that I can tornado them all together into a bowl for every one of the five days following thanksgiving.
So I did a whole turkey. So there.
Thanksgiving Leftovers Galette
Because of said fifteen pound turkey and two kinds of stuffing, those leftovers outlasted the other thanksgiving noms. If you’re not a huge fan of cranberry sauce, you can easily replace it with gravy. It just depends on whether you want a more savory finish or a hint of sweetness. And make sure that you have extra cranberry sauce for serving! You’ll want to smear it all over every last bite!
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