18 Ways to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Can you believe Thanksgiving is already here? This fall has just flown by. Now I'm sure all of you have already started your turkey-day cooking already right? (ha) Well you better get started because these recipes for leftovers will make slaving away at the stove well worth it. Enjoy!

1// Roasted Turkey, Cranberry and Brie Grilled Cheese by Heather Cristo
2// Leftover Mashed Potato Puffs by The Kitchn
3// Slow Cooker Turkey and Potato Chowder by Baked By Rachel
4// Turkey Santa Fe Lettuce Wraps by Skinny Taste
5// Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Pesto Panini by Damn Delicious
6// Mashed Potato and Stuffing Patties by Pocket Change Gormet
7// The Plan-Your-Leftovers-Around-This Turkey Sandwich by Sugar Dish Me
8// Turkey Tacos with Cranberry Salsa by Simply Recipes 
9// Crock Pot Hot Turkey Sandwiches by Recipes That Crock
10// Turkey Enchiladas by Gimme Some Oven
11// Leftover Turkey and Swiss Panini by The Pioneer Woman
12// Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Bites by Bev Cooks
13// Turkey, Smashed Avacado, Cranberry, Brie and Mashed Potato Waffle Melts by Half Baked Harvest
14// Turkey Soup by Saveur
15// Cranberry Cherry Chicken Wrap by Foodgio
16// Leftover Turkey and Cranberry Sauce Salad by The Healthy Maven
17// Mom's Turkey Soup by Simply Recipes
18// Mashed Potato, Cheddar and Chive Waffles by Joy the Baker

Wow if your mouth isn't watering, somethings wrong with you. So many delicious options. So little leftovers. Maybe we'll just have to have Thanksgiving more than once a year... Yeah, that sounds good to me. Hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving! Enjoy time with your friends and family and food!

What are you planning to make with your leftovers? Comment below!


  1. these are awesome idea! we always have so many leftovers! thanks for sharing!

    1. aren't leftovers the best??? have a great thanksgiving!

  2. Love all these ideas! Love the cranberry cherry chicken wrap! Interesting! :)

  3. Fantastic recipe round up post. These all look so inviting and don't look like leftovers at all. :)

  4. Definitely need this! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Love this! So many great suggestions.

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  6. These are such great ideas! I am loving the Roasted Turkey, Cranberry and Brie Grilled Cheese! Will def have to make that :)

  7. These are great ideas thank you for posting them!

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    1. The chefs are the geniuses! I'm just here to share their ideas! :)

  9. Thank you for this round up. There will absolutely be leftovers & the issue is always utilizing everything before they go bad. :] // ▲ itsCarmen.com ▲

  10. Those leftover mashed potato puffs look incredible! I can't wait to try some of these recipes!


  11. Fabulous post, I always hate having all the leftovers but this makes them seem more bearable.
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