64 Genius Recipes to Put Those Thanksgiving Leftovers to Good Use

With Thanksgiving almost here, there's a big question going on in the minds of those of us who cook: What exactly are we going to do with all the leftovers from the big Thanksgiving meal?

There's usually so much food left over, and it's a pity to throw it away. So get creative and try creating new meals from the leftovers over the next days—or maybe even weeks—if you plan on freezing the leftovers.

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What to Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers

You know the scene: there will be plenty of leftover green bean casseroles, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, the turkey, and so much pie. While repurposing new dishes from the remains of Turkey Day does require some thought and effort (unless you don't mind eating turkey sandwiches for a whole week), the results can be quite a pleasant surprise.

From leftover stuffing muffins and leftover turkey to corn chowder and turkey dinner hash, to ham and potato soup, crack turkey salad and mashed potato bagels, there are plenty of ingenious ideas to use up those tasty leftovers included here. Pick your favorites and get ready to only put those leftovers to good use, but feast on the deliciousness.

Related: 30 Warm and Cozy Turkey Soup Recipes to Use Up That Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

Best Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

<p>Community Table</p><p>What's the best way to use your Thanksgiving leftovers? Turn them into a pizza! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: </strong><a href="https://parade.com/847013/communitytable/leftover-thanksgiving-pizza/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Thanksgiving Pizza;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link "><strong>Leftover Thanksgiving Pizza</strong></a></p><p><strong>Related: 30 <a href="https://parade.com/847154/lorilange/12-turkey-soup-recipes-for-your-leftover-turkey/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Warm and Cozy Turkey Soup Recipes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Warm and Cozy Turkey Soup Recipes</a></strong></p>
<p>Gayle Covner</p><p>Re-purpose any leftover cooked pumpkin to make this leftover pumpkin pie spice bread. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/235472/gaylecovner/repurposing-thanksgiving-pumpkin-pie-spice-bread/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Pumpkin Pie Spice Bread;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Pumpkin Pie Spice Bread</a></strong></p>
<p>Sarah Walker Caron</p><p>This four-ingredient open-face turkey-cranberry sandwiches recipe takes the best parts of Thanksgiving dinner and turns them into a seriously satisfying sandwich. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/1117758/parade/open-face-turkey-cranberry-sandwiches/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Open-Face Turkey Cranberry Sandwiches;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Open-Face Turkey Cranberry Sandwiches</a></strong></p>
<p>Delish</p><p>Thanksgiving leftovers ring is a fun new way to enjoy turkey, cranberry sauce and your favorite side dishes all over again. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/1296088/parade/thanksgiving-leftovers-ring/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thanksgiving Leftovers Ring;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Thanksgiving Leftovers Ring</a></strong></p>
<p>Gayle Covner</p><p>The best way to make soup is to repurpose that Thanksgiving turkey of yours, bones and all. In fact, throw in any and all carcasses and bones that remain from your extravagant feast. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/235413/gaylecovner/repurposing-thanksgiving-leftover-turkey-noodle-soup/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Noodle Soup;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Noodle Soup</a></strong></p>
<p>The Cozy Cook</p><p>This mouth-watering mashed potato casserole is loaded with creamy mashed potatoes and topped with crispy chicken tenders, corn, cheddar cheese and a drizzle of brown gravy! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://thecozycook.com/mashed-potato-casserole/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Mashed Potato Casserole with Crispy Chicken;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Mashed Potato Casserole with Crispy Chicken</a></strong></p>
<p>Wonky Wonderful</p><p>Make this ham and bean soup to use your ham leftovers in an entirely new dinner. This easy, healthy meal is perfect for a cold winter day. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://wonkywonderful.com/ham-and-bean-soup-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Ham and Bean Soup;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Ham and Bean Soup</a></strong></p>
<p>Worn Slap Out</p><p>This creamy ham and potato soup is comforting and healthy—with bits of ham and vegetables in every bite! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://wornslapout.com/healthy-ham-and-potato-soup/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Healthy Ham and Potato Soup;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Healthy Ham and Potato Soup</a></strong></p>
<p>Show Me the Yummy</p><p>This leftover turkey cornbread casserole is the perfect way to use up your Thanksgiving leftovers. Turkey and veggies are topped with flavorful gravy and baked with fluffy, golden-brown cornbread. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://showmetheyummy.com/leftover-turkey-cornbread-casserole-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Cornbread Casserole;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Cornbread Casserole</a></strong></p>
<p>Vespresso</p><p>These leftover potato cups with cheddar and chives are so easy to make and budget-friendly—and they taste divine. They have a crunchy crust and a creamy and flavorful filling. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="http://www.vespresso.cooking/en/2018/02/potato-cheddar-chives-cups/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Potato Cups with Cheddar and Chives;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Potato Cups with Cheddar and Chives</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/70-smashed-mashed-roasted-red-202447676.html" data-ylk="slk:Smashed, Mashed and Roasted Red Potato Recipes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link;ct:story;" class="link  yahoo-link">Smashed, Mashed and Roasted Red Potato Recipes</a></strong></p>
<p>The Brooklyn Cook</p><p>This creamy leftover ham tortellini uses leftover ham in delicious creamy pasta. It’s super quick to make and freezes well. You could even double the recipe to make an extra large portion and freeze some for easy meals later on. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.thebrooklyncook.com/creamy-leftover-ham-tortellini/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Creamy Leftover Ham Tortellini;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Creamy Leftover Ham Tortellini</a></strong></p>
<p>Julie's Eats and Treats</p><p>This leftover ham and spinach casserole is stuffed with spinach, ham, cheese and ziti noodles for a delicious dinner recipe! Perfect recipe to use leftover ham up!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.julieseatsandtreats.com/ham-and-spinach-casserole/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Ham and Spinach Casserole;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Ham and Spinach Casserole</a></strong></p>
<p>Kitchen Sanctuary</p><p>Kind of like potato dauphinoise, but made even better with pieces of ham and caramelized onions. These scalloped potatoes with leftover ham are comfort food heaven! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.kitchensanctuary.com/scalloped-potatoes-with-ham/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Scalloped Potatoes with Leftover Ham;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Scalloped Potatoes with Leftover Ham</a></strong></p>
<p>Omnivore's Cookbook</p><p>Turn your leftover ham into a quick meal that tastes better than Chinese takeout. Learn all the secrets to creating the best fried rice without a wok. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://omnivorescookbook.com/vegetables-egg-and-ham-fried-rice/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Ham Fried Rice with Pineapple;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Ham Fried Rice with Pineapple</a></strong></p>
<p>Savory Nothings</p><p>Try this easy recipe for leftover mashed potato pancakes with cheese! Made with four simple ingredients and ready in just 15 minutes, they make the best quick meal or appetizer.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.savorynothings.com/leftover-mashed-potato-cakes/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes</a></strong></p>
<p>The Salty Marshmallow</p><p>Leftover ham and rice casserole is an easy, one-pot recipe made right on your stove top! You'll love this savory recipe for leftover ham. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://thesaltymarshmallow.com/ham-and-rice-casserole/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Ham and Rice Casserole;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Ham and Rice Casserole</a></strong></p>
<p>Cooking with Janica</p><p>Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into a delicious crunchwrap supreme with this recipe!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://cookingwithjanica.com/thanksgiving-leftovers-crunchwrap/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thanksgiving Leftover Crunchwrap;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Thanksgiving Leftover Crunchwrap</a></strong></p>
<p>Spicy Southern Kitchen</p><p>Turn your turkey leftovers into this delicious leftover turkey jambalaya. Add a crusty loaf of French Bread and you have a delicious and spicy dinner. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://spicysouthernkitchen.com/leftover-turkey-jambalaya/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Jambalaya;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Jambalaya</a></strong></p>
<p>Pretty Plates</p><p>This ham and smoked gouda quiche using leftover ham is absolutely delicious for brunch or breakfast the morning after Thanksgiving! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://pretty-plates.com/honey-ham-and-smoked-gouda-quiche/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Ham and Smoked Gouda Quiche;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Ham and Smoked Gouda Quiche</a></strong></p>
<p>The Woks of Life</p><p>This leftover turkey ramen with crispy bacon, scallions and an egg will satisfy all your ramen cravings.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://thewoksoflife.com/turkey-ramen/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Ramen;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Ramen</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: </strong><strong><a href="https://parade.com/845703/felicialim/12-tasty-ramen-bowls-to-keep-you-full/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:40 Slurp-Worthy Ramen Bowls to Eat on Repeat;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">40 Slurp-Worthy Ramen Bowls to Eat on Repeat</a></strong></p>
<p>Damn Delicious</p><p>Use up your leftover ham in this glorious cobb salad with a healthy, guiltless Greek yogurt ranch dressing! It’s the perfect post-Thanksgiving detox! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://damndelicious.net/2013/11/28/ham-cobb-salad/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Ham Cobb Salad;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Ham Cobb Salad</a></strong></p>
<p>The Reluctant Entertainer</p><p>This turkey mushroom cranberry risotto is creamy, delicious and perfect for leftover turkey.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="http://reluctantentertainer.com/2014/11/turkey-mushroom-cranberry-risotto/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Turkey Mushroom Cranberry Risotto;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Turkey Mushroom Cranberry Risotto</a></strong></p>
<p>The Baker Mama</p><p>Put your leftover Thanksgiving turkey to great use with this tasty twist on a comforting classic that’s full of hearty cornbread dumplings. Turkey and cornbread dumplings is an easy meal that will keep you warm all winter long!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://thebakermama.com/recipes/turkey-cornbread-dumplings/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Turkey and Cornbread Dumplings;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Turkey and Cornbread Dumplings</a></strong></p>
<p>Striped Spatula</p><p>A crisp, buttery turkey croissant panini with sliced Brie, cranberry relish and baby arugula is an easy way to enjoy your holiday leftovers. Great for lunch!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://stripedspatula.com/turkey-croissant-panini/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Turkey Croissant Panini;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Turkey Croissant Panini</a></strong></p>
<p>Skinny Taste</p><p>These leftover turkey pot pie empanadas, or hand pies, are a delicious way to use up your leftover Thanksgiving turkey!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.skinnytaste.com//leftover-turkey-pot-pie-empanadas/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Empanadas;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Empanadas</a></strong></p>
<p>Plain Chicken</p><p>Turkey salad loaded with cheddar, bacon and ranch. A great way to use up all that leftover Thanksgiving turkey! Serve on a croissant for the best turkey sandwich ever!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.plainchicken.com/2019/11/crack-turkey-salad.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Crack Turkey Salad;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Crack Turkey Salad</a></strong></p>
<p>Real Food by Dad</p><p>Deep fried balls that are dipped in panko and stuffed with dressing, chopped turkey and Parmesan cheese, then drizzled and dipped in gravy? It’s Thanksgiving in a bite and the best vehicle for leftovers. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://realfoodbydad.com/thanksgiving-leftover-balls/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thanksgiving Leftover Balls;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Thanksgiving Leftover Balls</a></strong></p>
<p>Dish by Dish</p><p>These incredibly soft and tender gluten-free mashed potato bagels don't require boiling or kneading. They're totally dairy-free too! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.dishbydish.net/gluten-free-bagels/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Gluten-Free Mashed Potato Bagels;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Gluten-Free Mashed Potato Bagels</a></strong></p>
<p>Savoring the Good</p><p>Thanksgiving turkey egg rolls are the most delicious way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers. A crispy, golden brown egg roll wrapper surrounds your favorite Thanksgiving flavors. Dip in leftover gravy or spread on extra cranberry sauce.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.savoringthegood.com/thanksgiving-turkey-egg-rolls/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thanksgiving Turkey Egg Rolls;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Thanksgiving Turkey Egg Rolls</a></strong></p>
<p>Fox and Briar</p><p>Thanksgiving leftover sliders are the perfect way to use your thanksgiving leftovers! Use your leftover turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce in these cute and delicious sliders!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.foxandbriar.com/thanksgiving-leftover-turkey-sliders/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thanksgiving Leftover Sliders;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Thanksgiving Leftover Sliders</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/15-simple-sheet-pan-slider-193255853.html" data-ylk="slk:Simple Sheet Pan Sliders for No-Fuss Yum on Game Day;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link;ct:story;" class="link  yahoo-link">Simple Sheet Pan Sliders for No-Fuss Yum on Game Day</a></strong></p>
<p>Healthy Recipes</p><p>This turkey stir-fry recipe is such an easy and tasty way to use up leftover turkey. Simply add some vegetables and a tasty sauce and quickly sauté.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <em><a href="https://healthyrecipesblogs.com/leftover-turkey-stir-fry/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Stir Fry;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Stir Fry</a></em></strong></p>
<p>Buns in My Oven</p><p>This hot turkey sandwich with gravy and mashed potatoes is simple to make but full of flavor!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.bunsinmyoven.com/hot-turkey-sandwich/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Hot Turkey Sandwich;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Hot Turkey Sandwich</a></strong></p>
<p>Joy Food Sunshine</p><p>Turkey and cranberry sauce are nestled between two slices of buttery bread that have been grilled to perfection, all held together by melted cheddar cheese.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://joyfoodsunshine.com/turkey-cranberry-sandwich/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Turkey Cranberry Sandwich;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Turkey Cranberry Sandwich</a></strong></p>
<p>Dish by Dish</p><p>This soft and fluffy gluten-free potato bread is a great way to use leftover mashed potatoes. Perfect for sandwiches or toast. Dairy-free, too. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.dishbydish.net/gluten-free-potato-bread/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Soft, Fluffy Gluten-Free Potato Bread;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Soft, Fluffy Gluten-Free Potato Bread</a></strong></p>
<p>Joy Food Sunshine</p><p>In this leftover turkey pot pie recipe, a delicious filling made with a from-scratch sauce sits between two layers of flaky, buttery homemade pie crust for a meal your entire family will love. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://joyfoodsunshine.com/turkey-pot-pie/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Pot Pie;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Pot Pie</a></strong></p>
<p>Family Favorite Holiday Recipes</p><p>This baked turkey and dumplings casserole dish is made with leftover turkey, veggies and homemade dumplings that are layered with a flavorful gravy for the perfect comfort food on a busy night. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://familyfavoriteholidayrecipes.com/oven-baked-turkey-and-dumplings-casserole/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey and Dumplings Casserole;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey and Dumplings Casserole</a></strong></p>
<p>Pickled Plum</p><p>This savory Leftover turkey dinner hash is a delicious way to repurpose a fridge full of leftovers after a big feast. 15 minutes and done. Brunch is served!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="http://www.pickledplum.com/leftover-turkey-dinner-hash/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Dinner Hash;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Dinner Hash</a></strong></p>
<p>Well Plated</p><p>Transform extra Thanksgiving stuffing into easy leftover stuffing cakes. Crisp on the outside, cheesy on the inside and perfect with eggs. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.wellplated.com/leftover-stuffing-recipe-stuffing-cakes/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Stuffing Cakes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Stuffing Cakes</a></strong></p>
<p>Super Golden Bakes</p><p>This creamy leftover turkey pasta is great for using up your Thanksgiving turkey. It is quick, easy and delicious. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.supergoldenbakes.com/orzo-pasta-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Creamy Leftover Turkey Pasta;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Creamy Leftover Turkey Pasta</a></strong></p>
<p>A Family Feast</p><p>This delicious ham and vegetable soup is the perfect way to cook with a leftover ham bone that you might have on hand from a special Sunday supper or a holiday meal!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.afamilyfeast.com/ham-vegetable-soup/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ham and Vegetable Soup;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Ham and Vegetable Soup</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: 19 <a href="https://parade.com/845876/felicialim/19-cozy-soup-recipes-to-warm-you-up/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cozy Soup Recipes to Warm You Up;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cozy Soup Recipes to Warm You Up</a></strong></p>
<p>Diethood</p><p>These leftover turkey salad sandwiches are a post-Thanksgiving classic! Make these delicious turkey salad sandwiches with leftover Thanksgiving turkey, dried cranberries and celery.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://diethood.com/turkey-salad-sandwiches/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Salad Sandwiches;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Salad Sandwiches</a></strong> </p>
<p>The Food Charlatan</p><p>Use your leftover turkey and herbs from Thanksgiving to make a satisfying and healthy soup. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://thefoodcharlatan.com/turkey-wild-rice-soup/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Turkey Wild Rice Soup;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Turkey Wild Rice Soup</a></strong></p>
<p>A Family Feast</p><p>Turkey and stuffing turnovers are a delicious and easy way to use your Thanksgiving dinner leftovers to create a second meal your family will love! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.afamilyfeast.com/turkey-stuffing-turnovers/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Turkey and Stuffing Turnovers;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Turkey and Stuffing Turnovers</a></strong></p>
<p>Le Creme de La Crumb</p><p>This leftover turkey corn chowder comes together in about 30 minutes and is the most delicious way to use up that leftover Thanksgiving turkey.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.lecremedelacrumb.com/leftover-turkey-corn-chowder/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Corn Chowder;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Corn Chowder</a></strong></p>
<p>The Cookie Rookie</p><p>We all need some ideas to use up the extra food from the big feast, and this three-cheese turkey, cranberry, and sage quesadilla is the solution. Skip the sandwich and use this Thanksgiving leftover recipe instead! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.thecookierookie.com/thanksgiving-leftovers-quesadilla/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thanksgiving Leftovers Quesadilla;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Thanksgiving Leftovers Quesadilla</a></strong></p>
<p>Handle the Heat</p><p>Thanksgiving leftover stuffing muffins are made in minutes with leftover stuffing and turkey for a tasty breakfast or snack that you can dip in cranberry sauce or gravy!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://handletheheat.com/leftover-stuffing-muffins/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Stuffing Muffins;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Stuffing Muffins</a></strong></p>
<p>Kathleen's Cravings</p><p>This leftover turkey skillet pot pie is made in one skillet for easy clean-up and uses store-bought biscuits for the topping. Don’t have leftover turkey? Leftover shredded chicken works too! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://kathleenscravings.com/leftover-turkey-pot-pie/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Skillet Pot Pie;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Skillet Pot Pie</a></strong></p>
<p>Pinch of Yum</p><p>This easy turkey noodle soup recipe is light and so flavorful. Perfect for leftovers on a cozy chilly day!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://pinchofyum.com/easy-turkey-pho" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Easy Turkey Pho;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Easy Turkey Pho</a></strong></p>
<p>Yellow Bliss Road</p><p>This Turkey shepherd’s pie recipe is the perfect way to create a whole new meal from your leftover turkey and other Thanksgiving dishes. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.yellowblissroad.com/turkey-shepherds-pie-or-chicken/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey Shepherd's Pie;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey Shepherd's Pie</a></strong></p>
<p>The Flavor Bender</p><p>Extend the holiday cheer to the day after, by transforming boring leftovers into this delicious Thanksgiving Leftover Savory Bread Pudding—where flavorful stuffing, soaked in a herby custard, is baked with juicy pieces of turkey and sweet cranberries and then topped with melted cheddar cheese. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.theflavorbender.com/thanksgiving-leftover-savory-bread-pudding" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thanksgiving Leftover Savory Bread Pudding;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Thanksgiving Leftover Savory Bread Pudding</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://parade.com/846033/felicialim/14-decadent-bread-pudding-recipes-you-must-make/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Decadent Bread Pudding Recipes You Must Make;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Decadent Bread Pudding Recipes You Must Make</a></strong></p>
<p>Oh My Veggies</p><p>Use your leftover cranberry sauce to make this easy dairy-free quick bread! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://ohmyveggies.com/recipe-leftover-cranberry-sauce-bread" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Cranberry Sauce Bread;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Cranberry Sauce Bread</a></strong></p>
<p>Baked by Rachel</p><p>Leftover Thanksgiving turkey stuffed shells with extra stuffing, gravy and a sprinkle of cheese! A fun twist on holiday leftovers! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.bakedbyrachel.com/leftover-thanksgiving-turkey-stuffed-shells/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffed Shells;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffed Shells</a></strong></p>
<p>Damn Delicious</p><p>This loaded panini is one of the perfect ways to use up your leftover Thanksgiving turkey! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://damndelicious.net/2012/11/21/leftover-thanksgiving-turkey-pesto-panini/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Pesto Panini;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Pesto Panini</a></strong></p>
<p>Gimme Some Oven</p><p>These Turkey enchiladas are absolutely delicious, and they’re the perfect way to use up leftover turkey.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/turkey-enchiladas-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Turkey Enchiladas;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Turkey Enchiladas</a></strong></p>
<p>Cook the Story</p><p>This twist on the classic matrimonial squares (also called Date Squares) uses cranberry sauce as a filling instead of a date purée. They’re super easy to make and are a fabulous use for leftover cranberry sauce. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://cookthestory.com/cranberry-oatmeal-bars-easy-dessert-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cranberry Oatmeal Bars;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cranberry Oatmeal Bars</a></strong></p>
<p>Fortune Goodies</p><p>In true, easy Thanksgiving leftovers fashion, all you need is your choice of stuffing, mashed potatoes, diced turkey and egg roll wraps to get delicious egg rolls!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://fortunegoodies.com/thanksgiving-egg-rolls/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thanksgiving Egg Rolls;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Thanksgiving Egg Rolls</a></strong></p>
<p>Diethood</p><p>This recipe for brown sugar-glazed turkey meatballs packs a bite-size punch of sweet and spicy, juicy and delicious. These meatballs are baked to perfection and are a perfect appetizer for sharing with friends! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://diethood.com/brown-sugar-glazed-turkey-meatballs/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Brown Sugar Glazed Turkey Meatballs;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Brown Sugar Glazed Turkey Meatballs</a></strong></p>
<p>Cooking and Beer</p><p>This turkey pot pie soup has something a little bit special going on, and that little special something comes in the form of buttermilk biscuit “croutons.” </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="http://cookingandbeer.com/2014/11/turkey-pot-pie-soup-with-buttermilk-biscuit-croutons/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Turkey Pot Pie Soup with Buttermilk Biscuit Croutons;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Turkey Pot Pie Soup with Buttermilk Biscuit Croutons</a></strong></p>
<p>Full Belly Sisters</p><p>These Thanksgiving stuffing waffles take everyone's favorite holiday side dish and bring it to a whole new crispy, delicious level—by cooking it in a waffle iron. Perfect for the big holiday, or just for using leftovers! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://fullbellysisters.blogspot.com/2015/11/thanksgiving-stuffing-waffles.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thanksgiving Stuffing Waffles;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Thanksgiving Stuffing Waffles</a></strong></p>
<p>Recipe Runner</p><p>Use up that leftover Thanksgiving turkey and cranberry sauce in this amazing BBQ pizza! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://reciperunner.com/turkey-cranberry-bbq-sauce-pizza/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Turkey and Cranberry BBQ Sauce Pizza;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Turkey and Cranberry BBQ Sauce Pizza</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: 15 <a href="https://parade.com/897185/felicialim/15-drool-worthy-pizza-recipes-to-die-for/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Drool-Worthy Pizza Recipes to Die For;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Drool-Worthy Pizza Recipes to Die For</a></strong></p>
<p>The Gunny Sack</p><p>This Thanksgiving pizza recipe is the best way to eat Thanksgiving leftovers. It has turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and more all in a puff pastry crust! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.thegunnysack.com/thanksgiving-pizza/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:The Gunny Sack;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">The Gunny Sack</a></strong></p>
<p>Passion For Savings</p><p>You can even freeze your Thanksgiving turkey to use in this Crockpot turkey chili a few weeks later when you’re not so sick of Turkey! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.passionforsavings.com/crockpot-turkey-chili-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Crockpot Turkey Chili;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Crockpot Turkey Chili</a></strong></p>
<p>Little Spice Jar</p><p>Mashed potato balls are the perfect way to use up leftovers from Thanksgiving! They’re loaded with cheddar cheese, parmesan, garlic, chives and spices, and coated with crunchy panko. This is the perfect way to use up those mashed potatoes for a crispy snack or appetizer! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="http://www.littlespicejar.com/loaded-mashed-potato-balls/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Loaded Mashed Potato Balls;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Loaded Mashed Potato Balls</a></strong></p>
<p>Skinny Taste</p><p>Leftover turkey, sweet potato, spinach and Gruyere cheese frittata– trust me, you’ll want to save some Thanksgiving turkey because this breakfast frittata is so good!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.skinnytaste.com/leftover-turkey-and-sweet-potato" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Leftover Turkey and Sweet Potato Frittata;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Leftover Turkey and Sweet Potato Frittata</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: 10 <a href="https://parade.com/845964/felicialim/10-tasty-turkey-recipes-to-indulge-in-today/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Tasty Turkey Recipes to Indulge in Today;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Tasty Turkey Recipes to Indulge in Today</a></strong></p>