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12 Finger-Licking Ways To Eat Turkey This Season

by Vivian KELLY ,
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If you're sick of the same bog standard roast dinner at Christmas why not cook up something a little different this year? Or how about putting those Xmas leftovers to use and making some crazy good recipes. Because lets face it, nobody likes to eat the same thing over and over again. Here are 12 deliciously different ways to eat your turkey this season...

This festive classic is more versatile than you think... here are some of the best turkey recipes of all time.

1. Turkey Pot Pie Soup With Buttermilk Biscuit Croutons

The warm buttermilk biscuit croutons sold it for us! THIS is the post-christmas soup everyone needs to make this December. Get the recipe.

2. Turkey Tom Yom Soup

If you fancy something Asian inspired and totally out of the Christmas dinner league, this is the recipe for you. Turkey is never boring! Here's how to make it.

3. Turkey Chilli

What's more satisfying than a spicy bowl of chilli in the midst of (a freezing cold) winter? For a spicy punch of poultry make this...

4. Skinny Turkey + Wild Rice Soup

Not into the spicy stuff? This soul-satisfying soup will warm you right up!

​Trust, you'll be licking the bowl clean. Here's how to make it.

5. Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Tuck into a family favourite. This recipe is a lovely twist on Shepherd's pie! Christmas MUST-DO. Get the recipe.

6. Turkey and Sweet Leek Pie

Chestnut and sage puff pastry with homemade turkey and gravy. Drooling mech? We need this on our plates right now. Get the recipe.

7. Leftover Turkey Pesto Panini

You can't go wrong with a bit of roast turkey and a dash of pesto - perfect for any time of the day! Here's how to throw it together.

8. Sweet Potato Turkey Meatballs

Who said meatballs need beef? All you need is a bit of turkey, sweet potato, maple syrup, hot sauce, onion and some parsley and there you have it... INCRED mouthfuls of goodness!

​Fry them, bake them, do what you want! Here's how to make them.

9. Turkey Wellington

YEP it looks as good as it tastes. If you're tired of the same old festive dinner it's time to change it up... with a turkey wellington... Get the recipe here.

10. Turkey Lasagne

Definitely one of those curl-up-the-couch-with-a-cosy-blanket-and-a-glass-of-wine type meals. Hey, it's not everyday you can eat lasagne with a glass of white! Get the recipe.

11. Turkey Waffle Melts

For those who want nothing to do with the kitchen post Christmas. This can be made in a matter of minutes and puts all those leftovers to good use. Get the recipe.

12. 10-Minute Turkey Salad Sandwiches

School lunches and mundane work lunches sorted! Here's how to throw it all together.

How are you having your turkey this Christmas? Tweet us @sofeminineUK!

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