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17 Delicious Ways To Turn Thanksgiving Leftovers Into Breakfast

The feast must go on.

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1. Make savory breakfast sandwiches with leftover turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce:

Just think of these as fuel for Black Friday. Get the instructions.

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2. Toss together a one-pan breakfast hash with Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes:

closetcooking.com

Skip the bacon for an easy vegetarian option. Get the recipe.

3. Or try turkey, cheese, and peppers:

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4. Whisk sweet potato puree into pancake batter:

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Pumpkin or squash puree works too. This version tops the stack with coconut chips and puffed grains (~for fancy times~) but there's no reason why you can't just stick with syrup. Get the recipe.

5. Make a quick fritatta with shredded turkey, eggs, and whatever leftover veggies you have on hand:

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This one uses Brussels sprouts and green beans. Get the recipe.

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6. Use day-old stuffing to make savory waffles, then top them with cranberry sauce:

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These are a surprisingly simple way to repurpose leftover stuffing β€” just add stock to day-old stuffing, and place it into a (well-oiled) waffle iron. Instructions for both from-scratch and leftover versions here.

7. Finish off leftover bread and pumpkin puree with a make-ahead breakfast bake:

Just add a few pantry staples β€” like butter, eggs, and milk β€” and this is done in under an hour. To save even more time, you can also assemble this the night before, then bake it in the morning. Get the recipe.

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8. Mix cranberry sauce into oatmeal muffins:

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These freeze well, so you can make a big batch and save some for later. Get the recipe.

9. Or layer it with Greek yogurt:

sweet-remedy.com

Instant breakfast parfait. Get the instructions.

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10. Or swirl it into cinnamon rolls:

11. Fry up a batch of mashed potato pancakes:

justataste.com

Just add cheese + scallions + flour + egg. Get the recipe.

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12. Top off turkey and sweet potatoes with fresh avocado and egg:

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13. Or dig into a turkey breakfast pizza:

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14. Stir canned pumpkin into oatmeal:

thechiclife.com

This stovetop version is done in 10 minutes. Get the recipe.

15. Make a gloriously cheesy ham-and-turkey melt:

eatcakefordinner.net

This version uses cold cuts from the deli, but chances are you'll have even better stuff in your post-Thanksgiving fridge. Get the recipe.

16. Mix pumpkin puree into banana bread dough:

closetcooking.com

This one is lightened up with bit of Greek yogurt. Get the recipe.

17. And of course, top everything with Sriracha:

fromaway.com

This turkey and chorizo hash will thank you for it. Get the recipe.

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