Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes: Yummy & Clever

Thanksgiving comes and go and you’re left with piles and piles of delicious leftovers. What do you do with it all? Here are some great ideas for post-Thanksgiving meals with your leftovers!

1. Slow Cooker Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Pie Soup

A hearty and flavorful slow cooker turkey soup, packed full of Thanksgiving leftovers! A comforting dish the entire family will love!

From: Baked by Rachel

2. Thanksgiving Leftover Balls

Thanksgiving Leftover Balls is where it’s at this year. What’s not to love in these deep fried balls that are dipped in panko and stuffed with dressing, chopped turkey, Parmesan cheese then drizzled and dipped in gravy? It’s Thanksgiving in a bite and the best vehicle for leftovers.

From: Real Food by Dad

3. Holiday Leftovers Pop Tarts

Where most of you have already plotted out your Thanksgiving meals far in advance, there might still be one question that comes to mind in the haze of over-carb consumption – What am I going to do with all these leftovers!?

Fret not! Make some of these Thanksgiving Leftover Pop Tarts of your own!

From: Dine X Design

4. Thanksgiving Leftovers Lasagna

Tomato sauce will seem boring after this Thanksgiving leftover lasagna.

From: Delish

5. Turkey Croissant Panini

Crisp, buttery Turkey Croissant Panini with sliced Brie, cranberry relish, and baby arugula are an easy way to enjoy your holiday leftovers. Great for lunch!

From: Striped Spatula

6. Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Grab your Thanksgiving leftovers staples & stuff them into a baked sweet potato! Customizable to make it your own, from paleo, Whole30, and gluten free!

From: Eat the Gains

7. Thanksgiving Leftovers Quesadilla

This Thanksgiving Leftovers Quesadilla is the answer to your leftover problem. We all need some turkey leftover ideas to use up the extra food from the big feast, and this Turkey, Cranberry, Sage Quesadilla is the solution. Skip the sandwich and use this Thanksgiving leftover recipe instead!

From: The Cookie Rookie

8. Thanksgiving Ring

This Thanksgiving Leftovers Quesadilla is the answer to your leftover problem. We all need some turkey leftover ideas to use up the extra food from the big feast, and this Turkey, Cranberry, Sage Quesadilla is the solution. Skip the sandwich and use this Thanksgiving leftover recipe instead!

From: The Cookie Rookie

9. Egg, Turkey & Stuffing Muffins with Blender Sage Hollandaise

These Egg, Turkey & Stuffing Muffins are a quick and easy meal made with Thanksgiving leftovers and a muffin tin. With stuffing, slices of turkey, eggs and an easy blender sage hollandaise sauce, these muffins are perfect for breakfast, brunch, snacking and everything in between!

From: No Spoon Necessary

10. French Onion Turkey Casserole

Use up your leftovers to make this savory “bread pudding”…it’s so simple to make, and so tasty. You’ll enjoy making it for brunches, light dinners, and anytime you’re in the mood for really good food.

From: Campbell’s Kitchen

11. Turkey and Stuffing Bake

Two Thanksgiving Day fixings combine in a casserole brimming with great flavor.

From: Betty Crocker

12. Turkey and Mashed Potatoes Casserole

Transform your Thanksgiving leftovers into a hearty, creamy and cheesy Turkey and Mashed Potatoes Casserole!

From: Olivia’s Cuisine

13. Thanksgiving Leftovers Croque Madame

The ultimate croque monsieur sandwich for your Thanksgiving Leftovers.

From: Halfbaked Harvest

14. Rustic Turkey Tart

From: Genius Kitchen

15. Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Cristo

This Thanksgiving leftover turkey cristo is a most delicious way to eat your leftover turkey and cranberry sauce. The special sauce makes it!

From: My Life Cookbook

16. Next-Day Thanksgiving Pasties

With a never-ending amount of options of what we could possibly stuff our pasties with, we took inspiration from all our favorite Thanksgiving flavors and decided to make leftovers-stuffed pasties, making sure to not leave out any T-giving feast staples. Which means we threw in: roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy.



17. Turkey Sliders with Cranberry Sriracha Sauce

Turkey Sliders with Cranberry Sriracha Sauce might be the best Thanksgiving leftovers recipe ever. Football food!

From: Food Fanatic

18. Thanksgiving In A Blanket

Thankgiving leftovers in a blanket will be your new favorite sandwich.

From: Delish

19. All of Thanksgiving Stuffed in a Croissant

Every year when Thanksgiving rolls around, I can’t wait for all of the classics — a giant turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, yams, and cranberry sauce — but my favorite thing is wrapping the leftovers in croissant dough and baking them up for the next few days.

From: PopSugar

20. Leftover Turkey Potato Cakes

Leftover Turkey Potato Cakes – pure comfort food heaven…and from leftovers too! These crispy potato and turkey cakes may be even better than the meal that preceded them.

From: Rock Recipes

21. Sweet Potato Biscuits

Looking for Thanksgiving leftover recipes? This easy Sweet Potato Biscuits recipe uses leftover sweet potato casserole – even if you make it with marshmallows on top!

From: Home Cooking Memories

23. Leftover Stuffin’ Muffins

Use up those Thanksgiving leftovers in these versatile and customizable Stuffin’ Muffins. Freezable and reheatable for quick meals later.

From: Budget Bytes

24. Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich

Thanksgiving recipes are amazing but what do you do with all of those leftovers? This Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich is layers of turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and stuffing all between two slices of bread. Turn your favorite Thanksgiving recipes into this awesome thanksgiving leftovers recipe!

From: Home Made Interest

25. Thanksgiving Leftover Pies

Thanksgiving round two, all in the palm of your hands.

From: TasteMade

26. Thanksgiving Pizza

This Thanksgiving Pizza recipe is the BEST way to eat Thanksgiving leftovers. It has turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and more all in a puff pastry crust!

From: The Gunny Sack

27. Leftover Thanksgiving Stuffing Waffles

Leftover Thanksgiving stuffing waffles are a perfect (and easy) meal to make the day after Thanksgiving. All you need is leftover stuffing, eggs and a waffle iron!

From: If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen

28. Turkey Orzo Soup

This Turkey Orzo Soup is a perfect use for leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Try substituting Sunday’s leftover roasted chicken too!

From: Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen

29. Cranberry Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Melt-in-your-mouth Cranberry Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich, great way to use Thanksgiving leftovers!

From: Lolly Jane

30. Cranberry Pecan Turkey Salad

Turn your leftover turkey into a new Fall favorite salad by adding sweet cranberries and savory pecans.

From: Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen

31. Thanksgiving Leftover Stuffed Egg Rolls & Cranberry Dipping Sauce

Thanksgiving Leftover Stuffed Egg Rolls with Cranberry Dipping Sauce is the ultimate way to enjoy Thanksgiving, even after Turkey Day is over! All of your favorite Thanksgiving food, stuffed in a crispy, golden brown egg roll, paired up with tart and tangy cranberry dipping sauce. YUM.

From: Cake N Knife

32. Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole

Tired of having leftover Thanksgiving turkey? Make an easy Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole and change things up! This easy family pleasing meal is great!

From: Who Needs Escape

33. Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Moist turkey, combined with vegetables and topped off with creamy mashed potatoes. Thanksgiving leftovers reinvented into a flavorful shepherd’s pie.

From: Baked by Rachel

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