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10 Ways to Reuse Your Thanksgiving Leftovers (That You Haven't Heard Of Yet)

Potatoes as the Meal

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans eat about 130 pounds (59 kilograms) of potatoes each year [source: U.S. Department of Agriculture]. It's no surprise that many people enjoy potatoes on Thanksgiving Day as well as throughout the year. Mashed potatoes are usually used as a side, but when reusing leftovers, you can camouflage those mashed potatoes by incorporating them into a main entrée. Check out this recipe for Shepherd's Pie. Just substitute your leftovers for the instant mashed potatoes in the recipe.