If you’re anything at all like me, you make waaay too much food for every party, gathering and holiday. Which is great except that leftovers can get old quickly. Not to worry – I’ve rounded up 19 FABULOUS Thanksgiving leftover recipes for you to keep you out of the leftover rut!
1. Turkey Tetrazzini Soup
I have my own recipe for Turkey Tetrazzini (below) but I’ve never thought to turn it into a soup!
2. Turkey, Green Chile and Potato Pie
You’ll love this simple recipe and it couldn’t be more simple to throw together!
3. Upgraded Turkey Cranberry Sandwiches
Everyone loves a good Thanksgiving leftover sandwich.
4. Turkey Tetrazzini
Here’s that recipe I mentioned. I dress mine up with a Parmesan-Panko crust. You’ll love it!
5. Immunity Boosting Frozen Cranberry Orange Smoothie
We all need a little extra help staving off colds and flu this time of year. Do it the delicious way with this awesome-looking smoothie!
6. Turkey Wild Rice Chili
Wild rice in chili sounds amazing!
7. Ginger Cranberry Sauce Bread
LOVE this creative use of leftover cranberry sauce!
8. 12 Uses for Leftover Cranberry Sauce
If that bread didn’t catch your fancy, here are 12 more ways to use up cranberry sauce.
9. Turkey Enchiladas with Roasted Jalapenos
I’m always craving something spicy after Thanksgiving and this easy recipe always fits the bill!
10. Low Fat Turkey Pumpkin Pasta
Super creative and looks so delicious!
11. Turkey and Cranberry BBQ Sauce Pizza
Pizza is always a good thing and especially so when it uses leftovers so creatively.
12. Turkey Chili
If you’re not into wild rice, I’ve provided another chili recipe alternative!
13. Creamy White (leftover) Turkey Chili
And one more, but this time it’s creamy and soul-soothing!
14. Cranberry Streusel Cheesecake Bars
More dessert in case you didn’t get enough pie.
15. Mexican Mashed Potato Cakes with Smoky Avocado Sauce & Cotija Cheese
No one will ever be able to recognize your mashed potatoes this way!
16. Mashed Potaffles
So clever and fun!
17. Leftover Thanksgiving Sandwich with Moist Maker
Another delicious sandwich recipe.
18. Turkey and Sausage Gumbo
Because everyone needs a good gumbo recipe!
19. Thanksgiving Leftovers Croque Madame
This looks so good you’ll be making extra leftovers next year!