Best Thanksgiving Leftover Recipe Ideas – Here is What To Do With All That Turkey

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We have Thanksgiving leftover recipes! If you have too much food leftover from Thanksgiving dinner, this post is for you. 

BEST Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes Ideas

What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers?  I know, there is SO MUCH FOOD LEFT - what is a mom to do? Turkey, stuffing, potatoes, pie - omg the pie.

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

It's like the never-ending story of leftovers and what are you going to do with it all. Before giving it to the dog, we have created a massive list of Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes Ideas. Some of these are so good, you may just want to make an entire Thanksgiving dinner again - just for the leftovers (or not.)


Leftover Turkey and Mashed Potato Casserole

This recipe let's you use the leftover turkey AND leftover mashed potatoes in a yummy casserole from Olivia's Cuisines. 

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Sweet Potato and Turkey Skillet

Sweet potatoes, don't even think about throwing those out! Save them, mix them up with leftover turkey and create a delicious sweet potato and turkey skillet. Check out this NOM recipe from Skinny Ms.

Turkey Dinner Grilled Cheese

We always make leftover turkey sandwiches, but now we will be upping our game with this turkey dinner grilled cheese recipe idea from BS in the Kitchen.

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Leftover Turkey Salad

Chicken salad move over - there is a new bird in town, and we have LOTS of leftovers to use. Mix-up this leftover turkey salad for the kids' lunches!

Turkey and Cranberry Quesadillas

Now we really are talking using Thanksgiving leftovers for good. If you know me, Mexican food maybe my love language. Recipe from Little Dairy on the Prairie (such a cute site and adorable blog name!)

Turkey Noodle Casserole

Use that leftover turkey and leftover carrots with egg noodles for this delish turkey noodle casserole from Who Needs a Cape.

Leftover Thanksgiving Pizza

Who says pizza has to be traditional? Forget the pepperoni and add in some Thanksgiving leftovers with this creative recipe from The Gunny Sack.

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Simple Turkey Chili

The weather is getting colder, so of course, chili should be on your menu! Use the turkey (a lot healthier than beef!) and get your chili on with this simple recipe from Simply Recipes.

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Turkey Enchiladas

Another Mexican recipe after my heart. This time, leftover Turkey Enchiladss from Creme Da La Crumb.

Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Ham

If you have leftover ham - here is your recipe, that even the kids will LOVE. Baked macaroni with ham, YUM.

Crockpot Turkey Noodle Soup

Use the leftover turkey carcass to create a yummy soup. You can also be thrown in a few other food items of Thanksgiving leftovers, like the turkey and carrots.

Thanksgiving Leftovers English Muffin Recipe

If you are sick of the traditional Thanksgiving leftover turkey sandwich rut - try out this dish using turkey, cranberries, stuffing, avocado, and eggs. I KNOW sounds DISGUSTING, right? But as someone who got to try this leftover dish first hand, it was AMAZING.

thanksgiving leftover dish

Enjoy! What creative dishes did you make with your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers?

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