Transform your Thanksgiving leftovers into something amazing this holiday. Extend the spirit of Thanksgiving into the next day with these flavorsome recipes!
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1. Leftover Pumpkin Pie Milkshake
If you thought Thanksgiving couldn’t get any better, you’re in for a big surprise. Introducing the ultimate Thanksgiving leftover… Pumpkin Pie Milkshakes!
2. Thanksgiving Leftover Pie
The best part about this dish is that since it’s made with leftovers, much of it is cooked ahead of time so assembly is super easy! Give it a try!
3. Savory Bread Pudding
This flavourful stuffing, soaked in a herby custard, is baked with juicy pieces of turkey and sweet cranberries and then topped with melted cheddar cheese. There’s no reason why the day after brunch can’t be as good as the holiday feast itself!
4. Turkey Enchiladas
Before the Thanksgiving meal is over, we’re already thinking of the mouthwatering ways we can gobble up the leftovers. And this loaded turkey enchiladas recipe is one of the tastiest of options!
5. Crock Pot Baked Potatoes With Thanksgiving Leftovers
Take ALL of your Thanksgiving leftovers and make them into the most perfect stuffed baked potato! This is so filling that it can be a whole new dinner for your family. And it’s a great way to use leftovers because it tastes absolutely awesome!
6. Turkey Cranberry Crescent Pizza
This Turkey Cranberry Crescent Pizza is the perfect Thanksgiving leftovers recipe. It uses Pillsbury Crescents® for the crust and comes together in just 20 minutes.
7. Turkey Butternut Squash Casserole
This Turkey Butternut Squash Casserole is delicious, and the perfect thing to throw together for a weeknight meal.
8. Turkey, Broccoli And Stuffing Casserole
Turkey, Broccoli & Stuffing Casserole is the ultimate leftover Thanksgiving dish. A great way to use up what you already have on hand for a tasty, quick next day meal!
9. Turkey Turnovers
Leftover turkey never tasted so good! Make great use of leftover turkey (or chicken) with this fast and easy to make Turkey Turnover recipe.
10. Turkey Gumbo
Have lots of leftover turkey? Skip the boring next-day sandwiches and make chef David Slater’s hearty turkey gumbo insted.
11. Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Stew
Hearty turkey stew with vegetables simmered in a creamy sauce. A delicious way to use up that leftover Thanksgiving turkey.
12. Leftover Turkey Salad
After the holiday, transform your leftover Thanksgiving turkey into this Leftover Turkey Salad made with the yummy fall flavors of fresh apple and pecans.
13. Leftover Turkey Casserole
Aunt Bee’s Leftover Turkey Casserole is an easy dinner that comes together in just 15 minutes, making it the perfect way to enjoy Thanksgiving extras!
14. Turkey And Cranberry Quesadillas
Turkey & Cranberry Quesadillas are quick and easy way to use up leftover turkey. They are gooey, hearty, tart, and sweet all wrapped up between two buttery and crispy tortilla shells. No complaints about leftovers on this one!
15. Thanksgiving Leftover Gameday Sliders
Thanksgiving is definitely a cooking holiday. So give yourself a break and use all those delicious dishes to create gameday sliders everyone can enjoy!
16. Beer Battered Leftover Turkey
Beer Battered Deep Fried Turkey. One of the most delicious ways ever to serve leftover turkey. Many will actually prefer these leftovers to the original roast turkey dinner!
17. Turkey Cranberry Puff Pastry Bites
The classic combination of turkey and cranberry in a great tasting appetizer, Turkey Cranberry Puff Pastry Bites. A tasty recipe for leftover turkey.
18. Turkey Tetrazinni With Crunchy Honey Dijon Topping
Why do I always think I need more food on Thanksgiving? Got leftovers like me? Try Thanksgiving Leftovers Turkey Tetrazzini with Crunchy Honey Dijon Topping.
19. Turkey Orzo Soup
This Turkey Orzo Soup is a perfect use for leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Try substituting Sunday’s leftover roasted chicken too!
20. Turkey Poutine
Turkey Poutine. This take on the classic French Canadian dish of french fries, cheese curds and gravy with the addition of leftover stuffing and cranberry sauce will have you eagerly anticipating the day after the big turkey dinner.
21. Leftover Thanksgiving Lasagna
When you’ve had your fill of turkey sandwiches and turkey soup, but there are still leftovers waiting to be eaten in the fridge, choose greatness. And by greatness, we mean a towering lasagna filled with layers of roasted Brussel sprouts, creamy sweet potatoes, Thanksgiving stuffing, and of course, the turkey.
22. Thanksgiving Stuffing Cakes
Stuffing cakes are particularly appropriate for Thanksgiving leftovers because, like the Thanksgiving meal itself, the sum of the recipe is greater than its parts. Individually, the components themselves are pleasant enough—savory, herby stuffing; gooey cheese; an all-purpose fried egg—but together, they form something far more meaningful!
23. Leftover Stuffing And Turkey Croquettes
One of the best things about Thanksgiving is Thanksgiving leftovers! Am I right? So, grab some stuffing and some turkey and a dollop of cranberry sauce and transform those leftovers into turkey stuffing croquettes.
24. Thanksgiving Leftovers Stromboli
Looking for a turkey leftovers recipe? How about a recipe that takes care of all your leftovers at once?
25. 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!
26. Thanksgiving Leftover Empanadas
If you’re wondering what to do with your overflowing Thanksgiving leftovers, you’ve come to the right place! You going to learn how to make an easy Thanksgiving leftover recipe that is absolutely delicious!
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!
28. Turkey Gnocchi Soup
Creamy, cozy, and comforting, this Turkey Gnocchi Soup is a perfect way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers. Sub in chicken if you finished off the turkey!
29. Leftover Turkey Pot Pie
An easy, no-fuss comforting pot pie using leftovers and ingredients that you already have on hand!
30. Creamy Turkey And Noodles
This recipe would be great for after Thanksgiving and could help you use up some of that yummy turkey meat.
31. Fiesta Turkey Soup
Fiesta Turkey Soup is the perfect solution if you’re looking for what to do with all the leftover turkey.
32. Turkey, Bacon And Ranch Sliders
When you use Thanksgiving turkey to make these easy sliders, no one will guess you’re trying to get rid of your leftovers!
33. Thanksgiving Leftover Cristo Sandwich
This Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Cristo is a most delicious way to eat your leftover turkey and cranberry sauce. The special sauce makes it!
34. Mashed Potato And Stuffing Patties
Using up leftovers is not only delicious but of course budget friendly as well. These Patties combine all the Thanksgiving Leftovers – mashed potatoes, stuffing, and turkey. Delicious!
35. Thanksgiving Leftovers In A Blanket Sandwich
These crescent rolls are everything bread will never be. Here’s another creative way to use up those leftovers!
36. Thanksgiving Leftover Pizza
A fun recipe for leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Homemade pizza crust topped off with mashed potatoes, turkey, stuffing and much more!
37. Thanksgiving Leftover Eggrolls With 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.
38. Leftover Turkey And Stuffing Muffins
When it comes to Thanksgiving, the only thing better than the meal itself is, of course, the leftovers. And stuffing muffins might just be the best of them!
39. Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwich
This Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich is everything you love about Thanksgiving between two slices of bread!
40. Cranberry Pecan Turkey Salad
Turn your leftover Thanksgiving turkey into a new Fall favorite salad by adding sweet cranberries and savory pecans.
41. Turkey Pot Pie Soup
A hearty and flavorful slow cooker turkey soup, packed full of Thanksgiving leftovers! A comforting dish the entire family will love!
42. Turkey And Wild Rice Soup
If you are looking for a great recipe for your leftover turkey, you found it in this Turkey Wild Rice Soup!
43. Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Shepherd’s Pie
Thanksgiving leftovers reinvented into a flavorful shepherd’s pie. Moist leftover turkey combined with vegetables and gravy are topped off with creamy mashed potatoes and cheese. A must make dinner! Everyone will be asking for seconds!
44. Thanksgiving Leftover Hand Pies
This recipe is Thanksgiving round two, all in the palm of your hands.
45. Cheesy Leftover Turkey And Mashed Potato Bites
Transform Thanksgiving extras into a second-day snack by mixing chopped leftover turkey with leftover mashed potatoes, cheese, scallions and eggs. Then simply roll the mixture into balls, coat the balls in breadcrumbs and fry them until golden brown and crispy. And don’t forget leftover cranberry sauce or gravy for dipping!