Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes Day 5: Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie and Cran-applesauce Sundaes

Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie

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Every day this week we're giving you a recipe that reinvents your Thanksgiving leftovers in an easy, tasty and creative way. After all, those leftovers deserve a second chance. This recipe from Rachael Ray gives you a main dish and dessert, both made from leftovers.

Leftover turkey meat goes into this festive shepherd's pie, which is topped with sweet potato mash that's been sweetened with a secret ingredient: banana. Leftover cranberry sauce is used to create layered ice cream sundaes that are topped with chopped pecans.

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