Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins
A nummy way to blow a hole through that ghastly huge pile of leftover turkey after the holidays. Try it with the alternative serving suggestion in the recipe.
- 1 lb cooked leftover turkey
- 1 coarsley chopped onion
- 2 teaspoons nutmeg
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons allspice
- 1 teaspoon chili powder (preferably New Mexico style)
- 1 (8 1/2 ounce) can corn
- freshly ground black pepper
- 4 cups leftover mashed potatoes
- paprika (to garnish)
- With reckless abandon, plop everything except the potatoes and paprika into a skillet and sautee it until the onion is translucent.
- Chunk it all into individual ramekins and spread a layer of mashed potatoes over the mouths of the ramekins.
- Sprinkle with paprika.
- Bake in a 350 degree oven until the potatoes are heated through.
- Possibly 10 minutes, or less.
- Serve with crispy green salad.
- ALTERNATIVE: Instead of ramekins, use those small (about 4 inch) round loaves of brown and serve sourdough bread.
- Lop off the tops and dig out most of the bread.
- Put the filling inside and cover with potatoes.
- Bake according to directions on the bread package.
My husband wouldn't eat this. I thought that the allspice was overpowering...or was it the nutmeg? I was hesitant to try the recipe, but thought it might be an interesting way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers. I ate cold cereal, and my husband ordered pizza.
Leftovers NEVER had it this good !!! The turkey sat up and started singing "Hallelujah" !! I was skeptical about the spices used--I've never used allspice,cinnamon, or nutmeg for anything other than desserts...what a FANTASTIC blend in this recipe!! This was a smash hit meal that I will be making every time I have leftover turkey (or chicken). This recipe is quick to cook and so simple to make, both which make it PERFECT for the day after Thanksgiving, or any other day of the week when you want a delicious meal in a hurry--thank you so much for this recipe..I absolutely loved it !!! Thanks again!! TERESA