15 Creative and Delicious Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Tired of the predictable leftover turkey sandwich? No worries! Put that idea aside and check out these easy recipes that put your leftovers to great use and past just putting them in between two bread slices.

1. Cranberry Barbecue Turkey Pizza

afamilyfeast.com

Everyone’s favorite topped with BBQ flavor turkey, yum!

 2. Thanksgving Shepherd’s Pie with Stuffing Crust

pastrychefonline.com

I think the stuffing crust is a stroke of genius in this recipe. Imagine all that savory goodness in every bite!


3. Turkey Chili

simplyrecipes.com

Feed your family roasted turkey on Thanksgiving Thursday and turkey chili on Football Sunday. What a great idea!

4. Turkey Cranberry Quesadilla


anightowlblog.com

This recipe calls for munster cheese but I think I personally would prefer a sharp cheddar.

5.Turkey Stuffed Egg Rolls & Cranberry Dipping Sauce

cakenknife.com

Replace sweet & sour dipping sauce sauce with this tangy tart cranberry one, yum!

6. Thanksgiving Empanadas

delicioustable.com

As a variation, you could just buy Goya empanada disks and fry them instead of baking them.

7. Turkey Fritatta

diethood.com

Fritatta is my absolute go-to quick dinner meal, and I must really love cheddar because I would use cheddar instead of mozzarella in this recipe.

8. Turkey Thai Curry

simplystacie.net

Turkey has a stronger flavor than chicken, but I think red curry paste has what it takes to pull this recipe off.

9. Cran-Turkey Enchiladas

bellyfull.net

This sounds weird right? Well, take a leap of faith and try it because there are plenty comments raving about this recipe.


10. Turkey and Stuffing Croquettes

justalittlebitofbacon.com

When in doubt, fry it! I know my kids wouldn’t turn down any type of crunchy food bites.

11. Thanksgiving Leftovers Lasagna

thekitchn.com

This lasagna recipe can fit all of your thanksgiving leftovers.

12.Creamy Turkey and Noodles

lilluna.com

With the added pasta, you could feed your whole extended family again with this casserole.

13. Smoky Turkey Corn Chowder with Bacon

epicurious.com

Since you are going to want to make this again, let me tell you that it works well with rotisserie chicken too.

14. Turkey Orzo Soup

carriesexperimentalkitchen.com

Warm up on a cool late November day with this yummy orzo soup.

15. Creamy Wild Rice Turkey Soup

letsdishrecipes.com

A variation of one of my favorite soups from Panera, great idea!


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