10 Recipes for Using Thanksgiving Leftovers


Wondering what to do with all of your Thanksgiving dinner leftovers?  Luckily, there are plenty of delicious and creative recipes to use up your leftovers for breastfast, lunch or dinner.  These leftover recipes will blow your mind with amazing recipes like shephard’s pie, turkey mac and cheese, turkey croquettes, turkey turnovers, pizza and turkey soup.   

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Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Shephard's Pie

1.  Shephard’s Pie ~ This hearty recipe uses all of your Thanksgiving meal trimmings, turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberries and leftover vegetables.

Turkey Mac and Cheese Casserole

 2.  Turkey Mac and Cheese Casserole ~ Add leftover turkey to everyone’s favorite comfort food, macaroni and cheese. 

Turkey Croquettes

3.  Turkey Croquettes ~ Make these simple cakes that are bursting with flavor. It combines panko bread crumb, turkey and a few vegetables and seasonings.   

Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Cranberry Sandwich {Thanksgiving Meals}

4.  Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Cranberry Sandwich {Thanksgiving Meals} ~ After the big feast and the refrigerator is filled with all your yummy leftovers, this post features a great recipe for how to use them up! Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! Yummy and beautiful!

Leftover Turkey Turnovers

5.  Leftover Turkey Turnovers ~ Wrap up your leftover turkey, stuffing and gravy in puff pastry for a delicious turnover meal.

Turkey Leftover Recipes

Thanksgiving Eggs Benedict  {Thanksgiving Leftovers}

6.  Thanksgiving Eggs Benedict {Thanksgiving Leftovers} ~ After you’ve enjoyed all that yummy work you’ve gone to and you have all those Thanksgiving leftovers, this recipe will help you to enjoy them for breakfast! Use this recipe to make a delicious Thanksgiving eggs benedict!

Turkey Hash

7.  Turkey Hash ~ Precook your vegetables and potatoes the day before so that you can have a quick and simple breakfast the next morning. 

Turkey Breast

Smashed Turkey Dinner Panini's

8.  Smashed Turkey Dinner Panini’s ~ This sandwich has everything you love about Thanksgiving Dinner smashed between to slices of bread.  Perfect for a cozy dinner party, this panini is a real crowd-pleaser.  If you don’t have a panini press, small counter-top grills work great too.

Thanksgiving Leftover Pizza

9.  Thanksgiving Leftover Pizza ~ Also called, “Roasted Butternut Squash, Turkey, Apple and Blue Cheese Pizza”.  Use a store bought pizza dough to quickly make this crowd pleaser pizza.

Turkey Soup 

Vegetable Turkey Soup

10.  Vegetable Turkey Soup ~ After having a filling Thanksgiving meal a light and healthy soup is a great option.  It uses leftover turkey as well as the broth.

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