Transform Thanksgiving Leftovers with Turkey Red Beans and Rice!

Posted by | November 17, 2015 | Della Rice Stir Recipes | No Comments

Leftovers don’t have to be boring. At Della, we want you to love your leftovers! Embrace them! If you put your mind to it, they will quickly become your new best friend. This “stir” is what we like to call a hodge podge leftover dish. Got extra turkey, chicken, beans, or rice on hand?! Throw your scraps together and make something beautiful. For this dish we put a spin on classic red beans and rice by adding leftover turkey. Watch the video below to see how it’s done…


– Della’s Arborio Rice, cooked as directed

– (Leftover) Turkey or Chicken, cooked

– Andouille Sausage, cooked

– Kidney Beans

– Bell Pepper, strips

– Celery, diced

– Creole Seasoning, Salt + Pepper

– Garnish: Green Onions, Parsley

– Top with: Hot Sauce (optional)

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To Assemble Your Stir:

Start with Della Arborio rice as the base for your stir, next layer on your leftover turkey (or chicken), sausage, sautéed veggies with seasoning, beans, and preferred toppings. Don’t forget the hot sauce for some authentic cajun heat!! Serve and Enjoy!

Edit_IMG_1360Looking for more ways liven up your Thanksgiving leftovers?

How about baking your leftover turkey or rice into your favorite casserole? Or repurposing them into a breakfast stir fry and cracking an egg on top? We’d love for you to share all your stir creations with us by using #CreateAStir on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Also, If you haven’t entered our #bowlyouover contest, you should! Click here to enter now!


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