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Turkey Hash turkey Leftovers recipe in mini cast iron skillets

Holiday Turkey Hash: the Perfect Turkey Leftovers recipe

This recipe will become a new favorite for coveted holiday leftovers. Using turkey, dressing/stuffing and gravy combined with some fresh new ingredients and some crunch, this hash is simply irresistible.

Served solo or on top of some Roasted Garlic Buttermilk Smashed Potatoes, or with a fried egg on top; you'll look forward to having this the day after every year!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast hash recipe, thanksgiving leftover recipe, turkey hash
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 329 kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • ½ cup Sliced Almonds
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted Butter
  • ½ cup Yellow Onion , chopped
  • 2 large Garlic Cloves , minced or pressed through a garlic press
  • ½ cup Red Pepper , finely chopped
  • 3 cups cold cooked Turkey , chopped
  • 1 cup cold Dressing/Stuffing
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper , ground
  • 2/3 cup Gravy or Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Garnish: chopped Italian Parsley
  • Optional: batch of Roasted Garlic Buttermilk Smashed Potatoes


  1. In a large, heavy skillet (dry) over medium-high heat, place sliced almonds. Stir constantly (to avoid burning) until the almonds begin to turn light golden brown; 2-3 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in the same skillet over medium heat. Add onions, garlic and red pepper to the skillet and sauté, stirring constantly until the onions begin to become translucent.

  3. Add the turkey, dressing, salt and pepper; stir to mix well. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until heated through; about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the gravy/cream and almonds to the skillet. Cook until the liquid is absorbed, stirring frequently, scrapping the bottom of the skillet to incorporate the browned bits into the mixture. Allow mixture to sit a few minutes in between stirring to develop a light golden crust. Hash should still be moist when done; about 5-10 minutes.

  5. Garnish with chopped Italian parsley and serve immediately. If desired serve turkey holiday hash over a heaping serving of Roasted Garlic Buttermilk Smashed Potatoes.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Bradley Ogden's 'Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner'

Nutrition Facts
Holiday Turkey Hash: the Perfect Turkey Leftovers recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 329 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 64mg21%
Sodium 1086mg45%
Potassium 367mg10%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 870IU17%
Vitamin C 25.7mg31%
Calcium 67mg7%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.