Leftover Christmas Patties with Cranberry Dressing

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 15 min 4
Leftover Christmas Patties with Cranberry Dressing
Health Highlights
Turn leftover Christmas turkey and vegetables into these fabulous patties.


3 1/2 cup Mixed root vegetables (leftover from roast)
200 gm Turkey, whole bird (leftover roast; finely chopped)
3 green onion (stem) Green onion (thinly sliced)
2 tbsp Whole grain mustard
1/2 cup Bread crumbs, whole wheat (leftover stale; ground up in food processor or blender to make crumbs)
1/2 cup Wheat flour, whole wheat
2 tbsp Vegetable oil
2 tbsp Cranberry sauce, canned (leftover)
1 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
80 gm Arugula
4 medium Radish (trimmed, thinly sliced)
1 avocado(s) Avocado (diced)
2 tbsp Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)


  1. Place roast vegetables in a large bowl. Using a potato masher, mash well. Add turkey, green onion, mustard and breadcrumbs. Stir until well combined. Shape mixture into 12 patties. Place flour on a large plate. Gently toss patties in flour to coat lightly.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large, non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook patties, in batches, for 2 to 3 minutes each side or until golden, adding more oil to pan if necessary. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel to drain.
  3. Meanwhile, place cranberry sauce, vinegar, olive oil and 1 tablespoon water in a small bowl. Stir until well combined. Place rocket, radish, avocado and pepitas in a bowl. Add 1/2 the dressing to salad. Toss to combine.
  4. Divide salad among serving plates. Top with patties and serve with remaining cranberry dressing.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 478
Calories from fat 214
Calories from saturated fat 36
Total Fat 23.8 g
Saturated Fat 4.0 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 12.5 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Sodium 318 mg
Potassium 1022 mg
Total Carbohydrate 53 g
Dietary Fiber 10.4 g
Sugars 10.5 g
Protein 18.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.1
Meat 0.6
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 3.2

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