Phil Vickery makes the most of turkey leftovers with this recipe for Mac & Cheese.

Celebrity chef, Phil Vickery, makes the Christmas leftovers go even further, and adds a festive twist to this popular comfort food dish that the whole family will love, Turkey Mac & Cheese.

One of the great benefits of roasting a whole succulent British turkey on Christmas Day is all the lovely leftovers! Phil Vickery shows you how to put a spin on this classic pasta dish for Boxing Day that uses both cooked turkey and even the stuffing so there is no waste.

This creamy, cheesy dish will be popular with all members of the family: all you need is one hour, a few basic ingredients and an empty tummy to fill, and in no time at all you could be making the most of your Christmas turkey and having a great treat at the same time.


Phil is a fan of using British turkey in recipes as it is a great carrier flavours and recommends buying a whole bird at Christmas as both the breast and leg meat are so versatile and they are very economical too. If you have enough leftover why not make an extra turkey mac ‘n’ cheese for the freezer to eat another day?

To find out more, watch this video for a step by step guide to creating this easy and indulgent meal.

December 2014