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5 Ways to Turn Your Thanksgiving Leftovers into New Dishes
If your fridge is jammed with leftovers from the Thanksgiving feast, transform them into these innovative treats.
mashed potatoes
If You Have Mashed Potatoes...

Turn them into:

Smoky Black Bean and Potato Cakes


In a large bowl, combine 2 cups mashed potatoes, 1 cup canned black beans (rinsed and drained), 2 tablespoons flour, 2 finely chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (plus 1 or 2 teaspoons adobo sauce, if you like things spicy), and 1 egg; season with salt and pepper. Form into 8 patties and dust each with flour, shaking off the excess. In a large skillet, fry cakes in 1/4 cup olive oil over medium heat, flipping once, until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes.

Serves 4