It never fails, after Thanksgiving you're left with containers full of leftovers. From turkey to mashed potatoes, you have it all piled up in your fridge. Instead of just eating repeat Thanksgiving meals for the next month, try these recipes that use leftover turkey in a different way. You'll never look at turkey the same! To find the recipes, click on the green hyperlinks in each description.
Cheddar Turkey Casserole
Pasta, veggies, turkey and creamy cheese sauce oh my! It leaves you with a filling meal that you’ll love and will help you eat up all that left over turkey. Find the recipe here.
Stuffing Crust Turkey Pot Pie
Turkey pot pie is the epitome of winter food. Filled with all the things you love about a pot pie and covered with a corn bread stuffing crust, you’ll love this recipe with your leftover turkey. Find the recipe here.
Tastes Like Thanksgiving Casserole
Ugh, this dish looks so good! It uses turkey and a hearty heaping of mashed potatoes that will leave you reminiscing on a delicious Thanksgiving meal. Find the recipe here.
Turkey Focaccia Club
If you’re a sandwich lover, you need to try this recipe with your left over Thanksgiving turkey. Topped with cranberry-pecan mayo, this sandwich will taste just like Thanksgiving. Find the recipe here.
Homemade Turkey Soup
Homemade Turkey Soup is a popular dish to make with left over turkey. You can simmer the bones to get an even richer flavor. Pair it with carrots, celery, onion and rice. Find the recipe here.
Spicy Rice And Turkey With Chorizo
If your tastebuds crave a little spice, you should try your hand at this Spicy Rice and Turkey with Chorizo dish. The spice of the chorizo paired with the savory turkey makes for the perfect combination of flavors. Find the recipe here.
Club Style Turkey Enchiladas
These sure aren’t your typical chicken and cheese enchiladas and we aren’t even mad about it. A unique combination of turkey, bacon and Swiss cheese fill these enchiladas. You’ll need about 1 and a half cups of leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Find the recipe here.
Black Bean And Pumpkin Chili
Pumpkin doesn’t have to disappear with October. The recipe is slow cooked, leaving your house smelling like chili and your mouth watering for this yummy recipe. Find the recipe here.
Skip the repeat turkey meals and opt for this Turkey Primavera instead. It combines turkey with a heaping amount of veggies for a big bowl of nutrients and delicious flavors. Find the recipe here.
Turkey Fettuccine Skillet
There’s nothing better on a cold winter day than a hearty bowl of fettuccine. A classic fettuccine dish is paired with turkey for a delicious way to add flavor and get rid of all your Thanksgiving leftovers. Find the recipe here.
Turkey A La King With Rice
You can put this turkey and vegetable mixture on top of rice, noodles or even biscuits. Whatever you choose, it’s a hearty meal that will warm your body and satisfy your cravings. Find the recipe here.
These pie crusts are filled with a mixture of turkey and mango chutney and topped with mashed potatoes. Seriously, how good does that sound?! Plus, you can use up your leftover turkey and mashed potatoes. Find the recipe here.
Turkey And Blue Cheese Salad
This salad is a perfect for a light and fresh meal. Blue cheese, turkey, almonds, topped with vinaigrette makes for a delicious salad. Find the recipe here.
Instead of corned beef on your Reuben, try adding turkey. It tastes just as good paired with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Russian dressing. Find the recipe here.
Turkey Hash With Fried Egg
This hash is made with red potatoes, onions, peppers and diced turkey. Topped with eggs however you’d like. It’s perfect for a hearty breakfast. Find the recipe here.
Turkey And Poblano Chili
Another chili recipe we love is this Turkey and Poblano Chili. It has the perfect combination of flavors and we’re sure you’ll love it on a cold winter night. Find the recipe here.
Turkey, Dill And Orzo Soup
This soup is perfect for a cold winter day spent on the couch watching your favorite movies. Turkey, orzo and fresh dill make for a delicious bowl of hearty soup. Find the recipe here.