Leftover Turkey Sliders

This recipe is one of my favorite ways to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey. These sliders, spiced with curry and studded with apples and toasted hazelnuts, are the perfect couch-time snack for football watching on Thanksgiving weekend.

Leftover Turkey Sliders

Servings 8 sliders


  • 1 cup diced turkey
  • 2/3 cup diced Honeycrisp apple
  • 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 1 Tbsp. sweet yellow onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1-2 tsp. curry powder (depending on your taste)
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 slider rolls


  • Combine the turkey, apple, hazelnuts, celery, parsley and onion in a medium bowl. Toss to combine.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the mayonnaise, cider vinegar and curry powder. Mix well.
  • Stir the mayonnaise into the turkey mixture and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve on slider rolls with mayonnaise, sliced apples and lettuce if desired.
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