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Leftover Turkey Recipe Ideas

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If you are wondering what to make with leftover turkey, these tasty Leftover Turkey Recipe Ideas will help you prepare some tasty meal ideas. 

Leftover turkey recipes

Hello Friends! Can you believe that Thanksgiving is next week already? I love that it is a time to relax and enjoy family and friends in gratitude for all that they are in our lives.

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In preparation for Thanksgiving, we have compiled over a dozen leftover turkey recipes for creative and tasty ways to use up any turkey you may have after Thanksgiving. While we love turkey sandwiches, depending on how much turkey you have leftover, those can get a little old pretty quick.  Therefore, we bring you turkey leftover recipe ideas, that are not sandwiches.

So here you are, in efforts to help you plan some fun new leftover turkey recipe ideas.


Leftover Turkey Recipe Ideas


Thanksgiving Deli Roll – What Jew Wanna Eat






















Leftover Turkey Crescent Bites – The Kitchen is My Playground
























Easy Leftover Turkey Casserole – A Wholesum Yum

Curried Turkey Pot Pie

Curried Turkey Pot Pie – Noshing with the Nolands

turkey pockets square

Leftover Turkey Pockets  – Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen























Turkey Dressing Casserole – The Kitchen is My Playground

Pear Pizza

Leftover Turkey Pear Pizza – Home Cooking Memories






















Turkey Apple Cranberry Pecan Salad – Renee’s Kitchen Adventures

Turkey Corn Chowder – Julies Eats and Treats

Turkey Stir Fry with Sesame Ginger Dressing – Flavor Mosaic





















Turkey Tortilla Soup – That Skinny Chick Can Bake

Turkey QUesadillas

Turkey Broccoli Quesadillas – Midlife Healthy Living


Turkey Skillet Pasta

Leftover Turkey Skillet Pasta – An Italian In My Kitchen

Leftover Turkey Casserole with Brown Rice – Kayln’s Kitchen























Thanksgiving Stuffed Acorn Squash – Lexi’s Clean Kitchen


Turkey Noodle Soup – Rachael Hartley Nutrition

Warm up this season with this easy Chicken Tetrazzini recipe. Mushrooms, chicken and cheese, swirled in pasta.












Turkey Tetrazzini – Organized island

Turkey Quesadillas
Leftover Turkey Quesadillas – Mommy Moment

Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza – Meals, Heels, and Cocktails





















Turkey and Cornbread Panzanella – The Lean Green Bean
























Easy Leftover Turkey, Mushroom, and Brie Puff Pastries – An Edible Mosaic

Turkey Wild Rice Soup


Instant Pot Turkey Soup – Upstate Ramblings

Turkey Casserole

Leftover Turkey Casserole – The TipToe Fairy

Leftover Turkey recipe ideas to make with leftover turkey. Perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas leftovers.

We hope you enjoy this great ways to use up leftover turkey! Don’t these look amazing? Talk about bringing leftover turkey to a new level! We hope you enjoyed this compilation. We strive to be a resource to help you make the most of your time.

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Leftover turkey recipe ideas


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Monday 9th of November 2020

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Tara Noland

Friday 29th of November 2019

Thanks so much for including ours in this great collection, I have pinned!!


Tuesday 28th of November 2017

so many great ideas. Oh the yumminess that can come from leftovers. Thanks for sharing come see us at


Sunday 19th of November 2017

These are brilliant! Aside from having a Thanksgiving Dinner #2 on Friday night, we've never had a solid plan for the turkey. I love the pizza and the crescents and the soups. YUM.


Wednesday 15th of November 2017

I love, love all these ideas for leftover turkey! I'm going to go rouge and try something new this year!!


Wednesday 15th of November 2017

Great idea Liz!