If you live in Canada, Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For those of you in the US, you have a little more time, but if you’re like us, you like to start collecting recipes well ahead of time. These turkey leftover recipes are a great way to make use of those Thanksgiving leftovers in ways that are tasty and definitely not boring.
If you’re someone who doesn’t like to feel like you’re eating the same old foods over and over again, these recipes are for you. They’ll help ensure that you don’t waste any food but give you all kinds of creative ways to repurpose them into something completely new.
Turkey Leftover Recipes
Pin or bookmark these turkey leftover recipes. They’ll come in handy all through the holiday season – or year-round if you’re like us and make turkey any time of the year!
Yum! This turkey noodle casserole is comfort food at its best.
Turn your leftover turkey into these tasty enchiladas. They’re easy to make and sound like a great way of turning leftovers into something special.
A different take on the traditional turkey sandwich, this one has our mouths watering.
Another comfort food recipe that is quick and easy to make!
Save the turkey carcass along with the leftover meat. You can turn it into this gorgeous soup!
Bored with typical leftover turkey recipes? This one adds Mexican inspiration and transforms it into something new.
Don’t these turkey cranberry sliders look delicious? They’d be a fun way to turn those turkey leftovers into a party!
A classic comfort food recipe that will bring back memories of childhood.
A good old-fashioned turkey melt is the perfect simple supper on a chilly night.
Soup is so warm and comforting at this time of year. This is a great way to make use of that leftover turkey and give it an all-new taste!
This is one of our favorite versions of turkey salad. The pecans take it to the next level.
Curry and turkey combine to make a flavor profile that’s out of this world.
Wrap your leftovers up into a yummy pocket with this fun recipe.
Add some Mexican inspiration to your leftover turkey with this scrumptious chili recipe.
Another turkey salad idea – this one is loaded with all kinds of extras to take it right over the top!
Forget the takeout. Turn your leftover turkey into a delicious fried rice recipe the whole family will love.
Another great idea for pretty much any leftovers, these crispy turkey nachos are easy to make and you can use up any combination of leftovers you’d like.
This is a unique but delicious-sounding idea for a pizza!
Turkey and rice come together in a comfort food casserole that will warm your belly and your heart.
A great way to use up not only those turkey and sweet potato leftovers but any odds and ends of veggies you have available too. Frittatas are one of our go-to recipes for using up leftovers any time of the year.
A quick supper idea that brings back nostalgic feelings – as with many of these other recipes, you can add in any leftover vegetables to this to for a “clean out the fridge” sort of meal.
OH YUM! This recipe looks so sophisticated – you could even use it for a dinner party and no one would ever guess you were using up leftovers!
If you want to get technical about it, this is really cottage pie (shepherd’s pie has lamb in it) but who cares what you call it when it’s this good?
Casseroles are not only yummy comfort food, but they are a really easy way to repurpose leftovers. You can throw in any leftover vegetables you have on hand too.
We are always ready for pho. We never thought to use leftover turkey in it before but it’s a great simple supper idea.
A soup is always is a great way to use leftover poultry. The bones can help you make an incredible broth and then you can build the soup from there.
Super simple way to use up that leftover turkey! This is easy peasy comfort food.
Add mushrooms and a creamy sauce to your leftover turkey for a tasty casserole the whole family will love.
Grab those holiday leftovers and turn them into some delicious cheesy quesadillas. This is a great riff on a traditional turkey sandwich.