19+ Favorite Leftover Turkey Recipes

Easy Leftover Turkey Recipes

These favorite Leftover Turkey Recipes are just what you need to use up the rest of your leftovers using turkey and other key Thanksgiving menu items.

favorite leftover turkey recipes

Wondering what to do with leftover turkey and all the fixings from Thanksgiving? Here are a few tasty and creative ideas!

It never fails that after Thanksgiving, we have TONS of leftovers! However, I can only eat turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy for so m any days in a row before I tire of it.

That’s why I found these amazing leftover turkey recipes! From soups to casseroles, these recipes will make you want to have turkey for dinner every night!

Turkey Appetizers

Crispy Turkey Nachos
Leftover turkey recipes - turkey nacho with cheese pull
These Crispy Turkey Nachos use your turkey and other ingredients that you probably already have on hand to make a delicious snack or appetizer!
Turkey & Black Currant Brie Bites
Brie turkey crostini in a hand, leftover turkey recipes
Make this unique and delicious easy turkey brie appetizer. This crostini recipe only takes a few minutes to throw together and is fabulous for watching football!
Turkey Salad Sliders
Turkey salad sliders on a white plate, leftover turkey recipes
Turkey Salad Sliders are so simple to make using just a couple of ingredients, including your leftover turkey. Perfect for game day or a light lunch!
Turkey and Pear Balsamic Pizza
Turkey pear pizza cut into squares - leftover turkey recipes
This Turkey and Pear Balsamic Pizza is one of my favorite recipes year round. The sweet and tangy flavors are craveable.
Smoked Buffalo Turkey Dip
Buffalo turkey dip in a crock with a chip - leftover turkey recipes
The ultimate use for leftover turkey is this Smoked Buffalo Turkey Dip! You’ve had buffalo chicken dip, now try buffalo turkey dip!

Turkey Soups and Stews

Turkey Noodle Soup
Bowl of turkey noodle soup with dill seasoned oyster crackers
Turkey Noodle Soup is a warm and comforting classic filled with savory broth, tender turkey and lots of vegetables! Top with garlic dill oysters crackers for the perfect meal.
Turkey Stock
Turkey Stock is the base to great gravy, sauce and stuffing. Make your own for robust flavor and maximum health benefits.
Turkey Stock is the base to great gravy, sauce and stuffing. Make your own for robust flavor and maximum health benefits.
Creamy Turkey Soup with Potatoes and Corn
Turkey corn chowder in a white bowl - leftover turkey recipes
Creamy Turkey Soup with Potatoes and Corn is a rich and hearty chowder that’s perfect for using several leftovers from Thanksgiving!
Turkey Chili
Turkey chili in a white bowl with sour cream and cheese - leftover turkey recipes
This is a thick & hearty Turkey Chili that’s perfect for using up leftover Thanksgiving turkey!

Turkey Sandwiches

Roasted Turkey & Avocado BLT
Turkey BLT on a white plate - leftover turkey recipes
This Roasted Turkey & Avocado BLT is a Panera copycat recipe. If you’ve had it, you know why we love it.
Thanksgiving Panini
Thanksgiving panini cut in half on a white plate - leftover turkey recipes
This Thanksgiving Panini is not only one of the best leftover turkey recipes, but it also uses up the rest of your leftovers, too! All of the best worlds combined in one bite.

Turkey Rice and Pastas

Cheesy Turkey Noodle Casserole
Turkey noodle casserole in a skillet - leftover turkey recipes
This one-pot Cheesy Turkey Noodle Casserole is creamy, hearty, and full of all kinds of deliciousness! With veggies, pasta, leftover turkey and cheddar, this yummy meal is on the table in less than 30 minutes.
One Pot Turkey Pilaf
Turkey pilaf in a blue bowl - leftover turkey recipes
Make this quick and healthy One Pot Turkey Pilaf! You’ll be one step closer to your healthy new goals.
Turkey Bacon Alfredo Skillet
Turkey bacon alfredo in a pan - leftover turkey recipes
Post-Thanksgiving and have a heap of leftovers? Try this Turkey Bacon Alfredo Skillet!
Orzo with Leftover Turkey and Sweet Potatoes
Turkey sweet potato orzo on a white plate - leftover turkey recipes
Sweet potatoes combined with savory turkey and cheese in a delicious orzo pasta dish. The perfect easy dinner meal!

Turkey Dinners

Turkey Pot Pie
Turkey pot pie in a black dish - leftover turkey recipes
Take using turkey up a notch with this crazy easy and scrumptious Turkey Pot Pie with a potato topping!
Thanksgiving Leftover Empanadas
Turkey empanadas on a leaf plate - leftover turkey recipes
Leftover turkey, ham, or sides make delicious empanadas (hand pies) in minutes with any pie crust!
Cheesy Turkey Enchiladas
Turkey enchiladas on a white plate - leftover turkey recipes
Turkey enchiladas are a family friendly dinner recipe that’s easy to make, and packed with Mexican flavors. Using turkey instead of beef or pork makes it a healthier recipe, too!

If you liked these amazing leftover turkey recipes, check out turkey recipes for next year:

Dry Brine for Turkey
carved turkey
All your dry brining questions answered! How to dry brine a turkey to add flavor and get perfectly seasoned and succulent turkey everytime.
Herb Mayonnaise Roast Turkey Breast
rolled turkey breast on a white plate
Herb Mayonnaise Turkey Breast is a delicious roast turkey breast perfect for Thanksgiving dinner. Easy to make in a fraction of the time of a whole turkey.Herb Mayonnaise Turkey Breast is a delicious roast turkey breast perfect for Thanksgiving dinner. Easy to make in a fraction of the time of a whole turkey.
favorite leftover turkey recipes

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