Embrace the post-holiday leftover redo with our collection of Thanksgiving leftover recipes. From inventive turkey sandwiches to indulgent turkey pot pies and creative sides transformed into delicious new dishes, we’re here to guide you through repurposing those Thanksgiving flavors into fresh, mouthwatering creations that keep the holiday spirit alive for days.
Avocado Toast with Turkey and Cranberry Sauce
Avocado Toast with Turkey and Cranberry Sauce is a delicious way to use up all those yummy Thanksgiving leftovers. Quick to prepare and oh so filling!
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Air Fryer Leftover Stuffing Muffins
Tis the season for making great things with leftovers, and these stuffing muffins are a fun thing to make, are great for breakfast, you can freeze them, or why not load them into your packed lunch box?
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Leftover Potato Cakes In Air Fryer
Have you made potato cakes from mashed potatoes yet? These leftover potato cakes in the air fryer are delicious and just use a few simple ingredients alongside leftover mash.
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Cajun Smoked Turkey Pasta with Kale & Andouille Sausage
Transform your leftover smoked turkey into a mouthwatering meal with this Cajun Smoked Turkey Pasta recipe featuring Andouille Sausage and Kale. This dish packs a punch of bold flavors and is incredibly simple to prepare, making it the ideal choice for a hectic weeknight.
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Creamy Leftover Chicken Soup with Noodles and Sage
Slightly creamy and reminiscent of sage stuffing, Creamy Leftover Chicken Soup with Noodles and Sage is a tasty and easy recipe!
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Turkey Vegetable Soup Recipe
Turkey soup is a great way to use up leftovers after Thanksgiving. This comforting and nutritious soup is easy to make and perfect for a fall or winter evening.
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Leftover Cranberry Sauce Vinaigrette – 3 Ways!
These three easy recipes for Leftover Cranberry Sauce Vinaigrette are perfect for turning Thanksgiving leftovers into something special!
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Turkey Soup Recipe
Homemade Turkey Soup is an easy way to repurpose holiday leftovers into a nourishing and delicious dinner that will last you for days. Use what’s left of your holiday turkey, add some vegetables and barley, and transform your leftover turkey dinner into soup in under an hour!
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Learn How to Make Turkey Stock using the leftover bones, carcass, neck, and giblets from your Thanksgiving turkey. Use it to make nourishing soups and stews or freeze it for later.
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Turkey Shepherd’s Pie Recipe
When you want to use up your holiday leftovers, there is nothing better than this Turkey Shepherd’s Pie to accomplish that goal. Mashed potatoes, vegetables, turkey, and gravy – they are all combined to make the perfect turkey leftovers recipe that the whole family will love!
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Cheesy Leftover Turkey Bombs Recipe
Discover the ultimate leftover turkey recipe in these cheesy leftover turkey bombs. Transform your leftover turkey into a flavor-packed stuffed biscuit bomb delight.
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Healthy Deli Turkey Salad
This healthy deli turkey salad recipe is light, protein-packed, and full of crunch! It’s a satisfying salad that’s perfect as a stand-alone meal, or to serve along with another main dish. Filled with deli turkey, crunch chickpeas, cucumber, and romaine lettuce, it’s crunchy and quite filling thanks to the protein and fiber!
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Leftover Turkey Nachos
Are you looking for leftover turkey ideas? Look no further than Leftover Turkey Nachos. These are our Thanksgiving turkey nachos, and they are an easy, fresh and delicious way to use up some of that leftover turkey.
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Turkey Corn Chowder Southwest Style
Learn how to make easy turkey corn chowder with a southwest flair by following these simple, step-by-step instructions. Turkey corn chowder is a budget-friendly meal that can be spiced up as much as your tastebuds desire.
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Easy Leftover Curried Turkey Comfort Food
Learn how to make an easy curried turkey recipe with turkey leftovers. You can also use leftover turkey from the freezer. Whether you have leftover turkey from Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any other holiday, you are in the right place.
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Leftover Mashed Potato Waffles
Wondering what to do with the leftover mashed potatoes? This mashed potato waffles recipe is easy and incredibly delicious…and the best part? It uses ingredients you already have!
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Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Casserole
My heart is filled with gratitude, my life is filled with amazing people, and I am thankful for these gifts from God. May you have an abundance of blessings to count this Thanksgiving!
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No Bake Shepherd’s Pie with Ground Chicken
No bake shepherd’s pie is classic comfort food. This easy version uses lean ground chicken, and removes the baking step, for a quick and healthy take on this popular dish that your entire family will love.
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Cranberry Turkey Salad
This easy cranberry turkey salad is the perfect way to use up your leftover Thanksgiving turkey. With lots of tender turkey, crunchy celery and tart cranberries in a creamy dressing, this turkey salad will make a perfect healthy lunch after the holidays.
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Turkey Pot Pie with Puff Pastry
Pot pie is a perfect fall comfort food. With tender turkey, fresh veggies and buttery puff pastry in every bite, this homemade turkey pot pie has all the flavor of the classic.
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Shredded turkey meat is added to a comforting stew mixture of baby red potatoes, mushrooms, carrots, celery and onions that’s simmered with garlic and fresh herbs. A touch of tomato paste and balsamic vinegar bring an acidic offset to the savory flavors for a wonderfully cozy meal.
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Thanksgiving Breakfast Frittata
Start the holiday off right with this Thanksgiving breakfast frittata filled with mushrooms, butternut squash, shallots and herbs.
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Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes
If you have leftover mashed potatoes, you will want to make these Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes. Creamy mashed potatoes are loaded up with bacon, cheese, peppers, onions, and then fried up for some added crispiness.
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Leftover Turkey Puff Pastry Pie with Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli, and Cheese Sauce
Delicious Leftover Turkey Puff Pastry Pie with Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli, and Cheese Sauce is easy to make and the perfect way to reinvent Thanksgiving leftovers!
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Leftover Turkey Pot Pie with Puff Pastry
This one-pan Leftover Turkey Pot Pie with Puff Pastry is an easy comfort food recipe made with tender turkey, veggies, and delicious gravy topped with a flaky, buttery puff pastry crust. It’s perfect for those Thanksgiving leftovers.
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Turkey and Cranberry Filo Tarts
These Turkey and Cranberry Filo Tarts are full of Christmas flavor – chopped leftover turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce in one delicious, crunchy bite. They are perfect party food!
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.