UPDATED November 14th, 2017
Are you looking for something new and inspiring to do with all those Thanksgiving leftovers? Our friends at Avocados From Mexico have shared with us a couple of creative alternatives for you to try. These recipes aren’t just for all that leftover turkey, but those side dishes as well. Simply by adding fresh avocados, you can make healthy dishes your family will love.
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LEFTOVER THANKSGIVING VEGGIE BURGERS These easy to make nutrient-packed veggie burgers are spiced up with cumin and cilantro along with avocados. Serve on whole wheat or multi-grain buns along with your favorite condiments, lettuce, onion, and of course slices of avocado. Makes: 6 servings
Ingredients 1½ cups cooked wild rice or brown rice (or rice stuffing) ¾ cup mashed potatoes ½ cup cooked green beans, chopped 1 large avocado from Mexico, pitted, peeled and mashed 2 tablespoons minced scallions ½ cup whole wheat panko crumbs or breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon cumin 1 egg white ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped ¼ teaspoon salt (if no salt used in mashed potatoes, green beans or rice) 6 whole wheat hamburger buns
Toppings: 1 large Avocado from Mexico, pitted, peeled and sliced 6 red onion slices 6 Romaine lettuce leaves