6 Meals Ready in Minutes for the rest of Thanksgiving week
Friday: Let's be honest...
You're having a complete repeat of Thursday, or you're going out!
Saturday: Thanksgiving Burritos
Place a line of sliced turkey meat and a dollop of sweet potatoes and stuffing inside a flour tortilla. Roll it up and bake, seam side down, at 350?F for 20 to 25 minutes. Dunk in leftover gravy.
Sunday: Turkey Shepherd's Pie
Chop up leftover light and dark turkey meat. Stir in some cold gravy, salt, and pepper. Layer the meat with mashed potatoes in a baking dish, topping with bread crumbs. Bake at 350?F for 35 to 40 minutes.
Monday: Cranberry-Sauce Pancakes
Breakfast for dinner! Whip up your fave pancake mix. Top them with warmed leftover cranberry sauce, ricotta cheese, and orange zest.
Tuesday: Italian Chicken Soup
Heat prepared chicken stock in a large pot. Season to taste, then add precooked chicken slices, spinach, and cannellini beans. Bring to a boil; toss in some frozen gnocchi. Cook until they float. Top with parmesan.
Wednesday: Shrimp Stir-Fry
Place about 16 peeled shrimp in a bowl, and season with paprika, salt, pepper, and minced garlic. Heat oil in a large skillet; cook shrimp until no longer translucent. Add fresh spinach and scallions. Serve with rice.
Find more Thanksgiving side dishes! We've got tons of easy ideas at Parenting.com/thanksgiving.
Multitasking mom Alex Guarnaschelli is host of the Food Network's The Cooking Loft and executive chef of the New York restaurant Butter.