Two Tasty After-Thanksgiving Dishes

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Jan. 09, 2012

Our local TV station, Fox 28, invited us to share our day-after Thanksgiving recipe for BBQ Turkey sandwiches today on air. With its own homemade BBQ sauce, this recipe is a must-have! We're sampling a recipe for Creamy Potato Soup as can make it from leftover mashed potatoes!


For bbq turkey sandwiches
Butter 2 Tablespoon
Onion 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped
Worcestershire sauce 3 Tablespoon
Cider vinegar 3 Tablespoon
Ground cinnamon 1/8 Teaspoon
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Dijon mustard 1/2 Teaspoon
Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon , packed
Tomato sauce 8 Ounce
Ketchup 1 Cup (16 tbs) (tomato ketchup)
Turkey 4 Cup (64 tbs) , cooked and sliced (leftover)
Hamburger buns 8 , split
For creamy potato soup
Bacon slices 8 Medium
Onion 1 Medium , chopped
Potatoes 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) , cooked and mashed
Cream of chicken soup 10 3/4 Ounce , canned
Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon


For BBQ Turkey Sandwiches


1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter and saute onion until softened.

2. Add tomato sauce, catsup, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, sugar, mustard, water and cinnamon, and stir to mix.

3. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.


4. In a large skillet over medium-low heat, put together turkey and enough of the sauce mixture to generously moisten.

6. Cover and cook 10 minutes or until turkey is heated through.


7. Serve warm on hamburger buns.

For Creamy potato soup


1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook bacon for about 5 minutes or until crisp.

2. Remove bacon and set aside and reserve the drippings.

3. In the same pan, sauté the onion in bacon drippings for bout 5 minutes or until soft remove and drain.


4. In a large saucepan, combine all the remaining ingredients and place on medium heat.

5. Crumble in bacon; add in onion and allow to simmer until heated through for about 20 minutes.


6. Ladle the soup in warm soup bowl and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 457Calories from Fat 137

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1169 mg48.71%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 19 g

Protein 26 g52%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet