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

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! You can find the recipe here.

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! You can find the recipe here.

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! You can find the recipe here.

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. You can find the recipe here.

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!! You can find the recipe here.

Turkey Soups and Stews

Turkey noodle soup in a ladle - leftover turkey recipes

Turkey Noodle Soup is a quick, easy and comforting winter soup recipe filled with savory broth, tender turkey and lots of vegetables! You can find the recipe here.

Turkey stock surrounded by vegetables, leftover turkey recipes

Turkey Stock is a great way to use up leftover turkey and all of those bones! Make your own for robust flavor and maximum health benefits! Turkey stock is also freezable. You can find the recipe here.

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! You can find the recipe here.

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! You can find the recipe here.

Turkey Sandwiches

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. You can find the recipe here.

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. You can find the recipe here.

Turkey Rice and Pastas

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. You can find the recipe here.

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. You can find the recipe here.

Turkey bacon alfredo in a pan - leftover turkey recipes

Post-Thanksgiving and have a heap of leftover? Try this Turkey Bacon Alfredo Skillet! You can find the recipe here.

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! You can find the recipe here.

Turkey Dinners

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! You can find the recipe here.

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! You can find the recipe here.

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! You can find the recipe here.

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

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favorite leftover turkey recipes

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