Thanksgiving Leftovers Eggs Benedict Recipe

Sunday Brunch

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Eggs Benedict Recipe
  • Yield:serves 4
  • Active time: 15 minutes
  • Total time:20 minutes


  • 3 cups leftover bread stuffing
  • 10 eggs
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 pound leftover sliced turkey, warmed
  • 1 cup leftover cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup leftover gravy
  • Any leftover side dishes


  1. 1.

    In a medium bowl, mix together bread stuffing and 2 eggs until well combined. Using your hands gently press into 8 cakes about 3 inches wide and 1/2-inch thick. Place breadcrumbs in a medium bowl. Dredge each cake and transfer to a plate. Heat 1/4 cup vegetable oil over medium-high heat until shimmering. Place 4 stuffing cakes in oil and cook until deep golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Turn and cook second side until golden brown, about 2 minutes longer. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and repeat with remaining 4 cakes.

  2. 2.

    Heat a large skillet filled with water over medium high heat. Add lemon juice. When it begins to simmer add eggs and poach until whites are set but yolk are runny, about 4 minutes.

  3. 3.

    Place two cakes on each plate. Divide turkey evenly between cakes, followed by poached egg, a drizzle of gravy, and a dollop of cranberry sauce. Serve with warmed leftover side dishes.