With a big Thanksgiving meal comes a ton of leftovers. From turkey to cranberries to pounds of mashed potatoes, there's always something left over! And let's be honest, we can only eat turkey and potatoes so many times. These recipes take all those leftovers and turn them into meals you'll love! To find the recipes, click on the green hyperlinks in each description.
Okay, this Thanksgiving Pizza is a game changer! Your favorite dough is topped with mashed potatoes, cheese, turkey AND cranberries. Wow! We’re definitely trying this recipe with our leftovers! Find the recipe here.
Cranberry Carrot Muffins
Leftover carrots and cranberry relish make for a decadent muffin makeover. They may not be your typical chocolate chip, but they’re a savory treat you will love. Find the recipe here.
Deep Fried Green Beans
What better way to eat up leftover green beans than by frying them?! You’ll love the crunch of these fried green beans! Find the recipe here.
Potato Cakes With Fried Egg
This recipe is the perfect morning fuel for a day full of shopping. The potato cakes are made with leftover mashed potatoes and then topped with a fried egg, turkey, gravy and corn. Yum! Find the recipe here.
Second Day Fried Stuffing Bites With Cranberry Sauce Pesto
We’re pretty sure the only thing better than stuffing is fried stuffing. Dipped in a cranberry sauce, these little bites are out of this world and will definitely transform those boring leftovers. Find the recipe here.
Eggs Benedict On Stuffing Cakes
A Thanksgiving twist on Eggs Benedict, this recipe is definitely one that will wow all your out-of-town guests. The cakes are made with leftover stuffing for a delicious and mouth watering pairing with the eggs. Find the recipe here.
Mashed Potato-Cheddar Cakes
These Smashed-Potato Cheddar Cakes are topped with a warm cranberry and apple sauce for the perfect fall flavors. This recipe is another unique way to use up those leftover mashed potatoes. Find the recipe here.
Pretzel Mashed Potato Bites
These little bites will definitely add a lot of flavor and crunch to your leftover Thanksgiving mashed potatoes. The potatoes are scooped into small balls, rolled in crushed pretzels then fried to golden perfection. Find the recipe here.
This meatloaf is made with your own homemade stuffing packed right in the middle of it. Talk about a hearty meal! We love this one. Find the recipe here.
Day After Dip
Perfect for an afternoon snack after a morning full of shopping, this day after dip combines leftover sweet potatoes with white beans and parmesan. Dip your favorite crackers in it for a savory treat! Find the recipe here.
Spinach And Three Cheese Ravioli
Ravioli is an excellent variation on the classic spaghetti night. Plus, it’ll use up all that leftover spinach no one ate at Thanksgiving. Find the recipe here.
These Scallion Pancakes are topped with leftover turkey and cranberry sauce for a wide range of delicious flavors. Seriously, your tastebuds will be surprised by this combination. Find the recipe here.
These fried puff pastries are stuffed full of mashed potatoes and vegetables. This way, you won’t get sick of eating all those leftover veggies. You’ll have a crunchy, flaky crust that gives way to a soft, savory filling. Find the recipe here.
Cranberry Sauce Over Pound Cake
Use up leftover cranberries on top of a piece of sweet pound cake. The tart cranberries are the perfect topping, especially when paired with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Find the recipe here.
Sweet Potato Soup
Using leftover mashed sweet potatoes, this soup has excellent flavor. Combined with a bunch of spices, your tastebuds will definitely be happy. Find the recipe here.
These mushroom caps are stuffed full of your favorite leftovers, turkey and stuffing. This different take on Thanksgiving leftovers gives you some vegetables to go along with that hearty stuffing and turkey. Find the recipe here.
Cream Of Asparagus Soup
This soup uses up leftover asparagus stems to make a warm, hearty soup you’ll love. This soup is the perfect cuddle buddy on those cold winter nights. Find the recipe here.
Leftover Pumpkin Pie Brulee
All you need for this recipe is leftover pumpkin pie and sugar. How easy is that! It may taste like pumpkin pie, but it is definitely a delicious twist. Find the recipe here.
Golden Crushed Potatoes
These Golden Crushed Potatoes are super easy to make and will use up all those potatoes you thought you’d need. Sprinkled with olive oil and salt, the potatoes are simple, yet delicious. Find the recipe here.
Sweet Potato Squares
These Sweet Potato Squares also used leftover mashed sweet potatoes to make a sweet dessert. Topped with oats, chocolate chips and nuts, you get a sweet cake-like square with a crunchy topping. Find the recipe here.
Thankful Shepherd’s Pie
Almost all of your Thanksgiving leftovers can go into this Thankful Shepherd’s Pie. Stuffed full of mashed potatoes, vegetables and turkey, this pie is a must try. Find the recipe here.
What’s better than pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving?! These parfaits give you that pumpkin flavor you love long after Thanksgiving has ended. It uses pumpkin puree, vanilla ice cream, whipped cream and candied walnuts. Yum! Find the recipe here.
Thank Goodness It’s Over Bruschetta
Brushcetta is topped with cranberry sauce and blue cheese for a unique, but delicious combination of flavors. It’s simple to make and will put those leftover cranberries to good use. Find the recipe here.
Mashed Potato Cakes
Warning: you may even like these more than regular mashed potatoes once you try them! Leftover mashed potatoes are coated in flour and fried on the skillet for delicious potato cakes. Find the recipe here.
This recipe uses leftover stuffing for a twist on a classic breakfast frittata. The hearty helping of stuffing pairs well with the eggs and spices. Find the recipe here.