15 Meals You Can Make With Thanksgiving Leftovers

You can microwave a plate of Thanksgiving dinner for three days, or you can mix it up a bit with these great recipes using your leftover turkey dinner:

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Turkey Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese
Will Cook for Smiles

This looks amazing. Brie and turkey is a great combination and using the leftover cranberry sauce adds just the right amount of sweetness.

Meals to make with Thanksgiving leftovers

Black Friday Hand Pies

Mash it up and take it with you. Put your leftovers in one of these tasty hand pies.

Delicious recipes with Thanksgiving Leftovers

Leftover Turkey Pot Pies
Damn Delicious

These pot pies are made individually so everyone gets an equal amount of delicious puff pastry.

Recipes Using Thanksgiving Leftovers

Cranberry Butter
The Faux Martha

With leftover cranberry sauce you’re already half way to a delicious cranberry butter for morning toast.

Great Recipes using Thanksgiving leftovers

Mashed Potato and Stuffing Pancakes
Pocket Change Gourmet

I don’t know how anyone ends up with leftover mashed potatoes (perhaps it’s because I’m not at the dinner table) but if magic happens and you have some left over, here’s a great way to make use of them.

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Leftover Thanksgiving Breakfast
Jillian Harris

Left over stuffing makes a great breakfast when pared with an egg, this is a great recipe if you’ve got a lot of people to feed Friday morning.

Recipes with Thanksgiving dinner leftovers

(Leftover) Sweet Potato Fritters
Where the Cookies Are

Roll up those sweet potatoes and fry ’em up for a delicious treat!

Recipes with Thanksgiving Leftovers

Turkey Parmesan Baked Rotini
Rock Recipes

All you Thanksgiving recipes taste a lot like Thanksgiving dinner?
Here’s a recipe for Rotini that is a nice departure from the Thanksgiving regulars.


Leftover Turkey & Black Bean Tacos
Noble Pig

Mix it up a bit by making Tacos from your left over turkey.


Turkey & Spinach Quinoa Casserole 

After all that rich Turkey-Day food it’s kinda nice to have something that reminds you of when you were eating healthy that one time.


Penne with Goat Cheese, Kale, Olives, and Turkey
Martha Stewart

Of course Martha has a delicious way to use that left over turkey.


Hot Turkey Slow Cooker Sandwiches
Recipes that Crock

These creamy, comforting sandwiches are sure to be a hit with kids.

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One Pot Pasta: Turkey Alfredo Ziti
The Gunny Sack

This recipe is made with leftover Thanksgiving turkey… but it’s probably one to keep in your pocket and use with chicken year round (as long as you don’t care about the fat content).

Leftover thanksgiving recipes

Turkey Stock
Good Cheap Eats

Why buy broth when you’ve got all the scraps you need to make your own?  Turkey stock can be used in place of chicken stock in any recipe (or is a great base for turkey soup).  Plus you’ll feel all warm and fuzzy inside because you didn’t let anything go to waste.

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwich With A Moist Maker
Spoon, Fork, Bacon

Yes, Monica Geller’s amazing creation… the moist maker. Spoon, Fork, Bacon put it together and now we know why Ross was obsessed.