Turkey Recipes,Boxing Day,Christmas,Left overs

How UAE Should Enjoy Christmas Day Left Overs!

As you all know UAE is a very multicultural country with people of all background and cultures wide spread in every city, all sharing a common ground of respect and diversity. Christians from all over the world and all types of backgrounds celebrated Christmas  yesterday and many who didn’t were not afraid to try out a good old turkey roast. Dubai prides itself with it’s open minded approach to celebrations and trying out new foods is a great example of that. One thing is for sure whether you are christian or Muslim, we can all agree that to waste is not good!

So for those of you who enjoyed a very filling roast turkey dinner yesterday, here is some ideas on how you can use up those left overs and still enjoy a new meal:

Moroccan-spiced turkey pie

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Transform leftover turkey in this spiced filo pastry parcel, inspired by a Moroccan pastilla – a perfect main course for Boxing Day

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Fruity turkey tagine

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Freshen up Christmas leftovers of turkey, carrots and parsnips with ras el hanout in this sweet and spicy Moroccan stew

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Cranberry, sprout & pecan pilaf

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This Persian inspired spiced rice dish makes a hearty vegetarian main, a side dish to roast meats, or an attractive addition to a Boxing Day buffet

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Turkey & potato curry

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Go classic with your turkey leftovers and whip up this healthy spice-filled stew with peppers and tomatoes

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Turkey ramen

Turkey ramen

A different way to use leftover turkey. Add leftover gravy too to add extra rich, meaty flavour to this warming broth with noodles, dried shiitake and eggs.

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Brie, apple & onion tart

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Apples and cheese make perfect partners in this puff pastry tart, ideal for using up the remnants of a cheeseboard or leftover cranberry sauce – serve hot or cold for a Boxing Day buffet

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Orange, fennel & wild rice salad

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Use up leftover roasted veg from Christmas dinner, nuts and citrus fruits in this light, bright and fresh rice salad – perfect for a Boxing Day buffet

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Roast potato, turkey, sausage & stuffing pie

Roast potato, turkey, sausage & stuffing pie

This easy pie has all the best bits from Christmas dinner in one: turkey, stuffing, sausage and roasties. Bake until golden brown and tuck in!

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Turkey bubble & squeak

Turkey bubble & squeak

This easy turkey recipe from Joe Wicks uses up leftover meat and veg from Christmas. It’s lean too, meaning you can get an early start on the New Year new you!

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Christmas cake soufflés

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Turn leftover fruitcake or Christmas pudding into these individual hot desserts, served with warm caramel sauce to pour into each pot

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Jumbo turkey samosas

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Use up leftover cooked potatoes and turkey in these spiced filo pastry parcels, then serve with tangy mango chutney

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Turkey Ham & veg crumble

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Original recipe contains pork, But this can easily be substituted by halal turkey ham or salami for Muslims
Ham and root vegetables are coated in a creamy mustard and crème fraîche sauce, then topped with savoury crumble in this winter bake

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Ham & potato hash with baked beans & healthy ‘fried’ eggs

Ham & potato hash with baked beans & healthy ‘fried’ eggs

Original recipe contains pork, But this can easily be substituted by halal turkey ham or salami for Muslims. Makeover your fry-up with this low-fat, low-calorie ham hash brown and healthier ‘fried’ eggs – a great brunch or weeknight dinner.

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Smoked salmon rice salad

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Have some leftover smoked fish on your hands? Create this light and fresh Asian-style salad with a chilli and sesame dressing

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Brussels sprout, bacon & Stilton pizzettas

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Original recipe contains bacon, But this can easily be substituted by halal turkey bacon or salami for Muslims. Ciabatta bread mix is the perfect cheat to get quick homemade pizza dough – top with leftover Brussels sprouts, blue cheese and sage

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So there you have it, a nice selection of recipes for your left overs this boxing day, don’t forget to post your feedback to us on our comments section 😉

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