26 Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving leftovers recipes

26 Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

You’re guaranteed at least two things after Thanksgiving dinner: Black Friday sales and lots of leftovers. You can skip the sales, but you may be stuck with the leftovers. That brings to mind the question of what you’re supposed to do with them. Do you want to eat the same Thanksgiving meal for days on end? I know I don’t! I could give a few bites to the dog, but I’m still stuck with a lot of the same food.

One way to work around this is to repurpose the food into new dishes. If that’s something that sounds good to you, here are 26 ways to repurpose your Thanksgiving leftovers.

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Creamy turkey gnocchi soup – Wholefully (pictured above)

Turkey orzo soup – Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen

Leftover Thanksgiving turkey shepherd’s pie – Baked by Rachel

Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich – Homemade interest

Cheesy breakfast stuffing cakes – Well Plated


Thanksgiving leftovers panini – Life in the Lofthouse (pictured above)

Leftover turkey corn chowder – Le Crème de la Crumb

Loaded Thanksgiving potatoes – Life of a Homeschool Mom

Thanksgiving leftover turkey stuffing muffins – Just A Taste

Leftover turkey frittata - Diethood

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Leftover turkey stuffing croquettes – Just A Little Bit of Bacon (pictured above)

Thanksgiving leftover hand pies – Puff Pastry

Leftover turkey noodle casserole – Who Needs A Cape

Chicken tetrazzini casserole – Six Sisters’ Stuff

Cheddar biscuit harvest chicken pot pie – Tornadough Alli


Deep fried loaded mashed potato bites – The Cookie Rookie (pictured above)

Leftover mashed potato cakes – Savory Nothings

Mashed potato cheese soup – Noble Pig

Onion and cheddar mashed potato cakes – Hot Eats and Cool Reads

Mashed potato cheddar and chive waffles – Joy the Baker

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Turkey cranberry strudel with maple roasted butternut squash – Recipe Girl (pictured above)

Creamed turkey over biscuits – The Frugal Foodie Mama

Turkey dumplings – Completely Delicious

Turkey stuffing dumpling soup – Katie’s Cucina

Leftover turkey potpie – For the Love of the South

Turkey parmesan baked rotini – Rock Recipes

There are so many ways to make your Thanksgiving leftovers into other delicious dishes. I can’t wait to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner and the meals afterward. Do you have a favorite way to eat up your leftovers? What are some of your favorite Thanksgiving recipes?