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12 Delicious Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas They're Sure to Gobble Up

I never understood why we prepare this humongous Thanksgiving dinner and complain about having so many leftovers.

We manage to get rid of a lot of leftovers by making sure everyone has a to go plate and delivering dinners to elderly and homebound family, church members and friends.  Yet, there is always a lot of stuff left.

After the last guest has left and after I’ve put away the last load of dishes in the dishwasher, it’s time to break out the freezer bags and storage containers and fill up the fridge with all the leftovers. 

Here are 12 of our favorite ways to gobble up Turkey Day leftovers and a chance to win a $25 Walmart eGiftcard. 
 1.      Thanksgiving Casserole 
      2.      Turkey Roll Ups 
      3.      Turkey Club Sandwiches
      4.      Thanksgiving Pizza  
      5.      Turkey Cobb Salad 
      6.      Turkey and Cauliflower Rice Casserole 
      7.      Turkey Pockets 
      8.      Shepherd’s Pie  
      9.      Turkey Tetrazzini  
      10.  Turkey Hash 
      11.  Turkey Pot Pie 
      12.  Turkey Soup 

   What's your favorite way to gobble up Thanksgiving leftovers?
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Mami2jcn said…
I love turkey sandwiches.
Kimberly said…
I like to take the turkey leftovers and make Turkey Tettrazzini (I think I spelled that wrong). You can actually freeze it and reheat it. It's super quick and easy.
Plus I love sandwiches!
HS said…
I like Thanksgiving leftovers panini.
AiringMyLaundry said…
Thank you for these ideas. We usually have turkey sandwiches or a soup with leftovers, but I admit we toss a lot out. We're not big on leftovers here.
Shelly Peterson said…
I love to make a turkey sandwich.
Lisa Brown said…
i like making turkey soup
monique s said…
I like leftover turkey sandwiches with gravy
Melissa Storms said…
My favorite leftover was always a turkey sandwich with mayo. I had a sandwich at Starbucks with turkey, stuffing and cranberry and that is now my new next day fave.
Julie Wood said…
My favorite left over recipe is hot turkey sandwiches with stuffing and gravy!
Kristen said…
I love turkey rice soup.
Sara said…
My favorite recipe for thanksgiving leftovers is Turkey Soup.
Dan Denman said…
I like to make turkey and dressing sliders.
Janet W. said…
I like to use leftover turkey and put it on a honey slider bun.
What some great sounding suggestings, it is always good to have a range of ideas as turkey sandwiches can get a bit dull.
fee roberts said…
I don't have a leftover recipe. I just chow down on reheated leftovers.
THese are smart ways to use leftover turkey. I totally love the idea of a Turkey Cobb salad. Sounds delicious!
Joanna Brittain said…
These are all great ideas. I'm not hosting this year so I won't have any turkey leftover, unless I get lucky and they send me with some home!
CindyWindy2003 said…
My favorite thanksgiving leftover recipe is turkey soup.
Ann Fantom said…
My favorite Thanksgiving leftover recipe is Turkey Corn Chowder

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Serena H said…
My favorite leftover for turkey would be turkey potpie. Potpies are the best and does not have to be that fattening either.
adriana nudo said…
Oh YUM!! These all sound great! I will definitely be trying these out - we have a ton of leftovers, and I love making new leftover recipes with them!
Pam said…
We usually don't have too many leftovers. Thanksgiving pizza sounds like a fun and creative way to use up leftovers.
Claudia Krusch said…
I always make a big pot of turkey soup with some of the leftovers. Sandwiches are always popular. There are so many great recipes for leftovers.
Liz Mays said…
Oh yay! It will be nice having a few different ways to use the leftover turkey. We always end up with a week's worth!
Nancy Loring said…
It is a family tradition to boil the turkey carcass and make turkey and rice soup. This is one of my favorite parts of thanksgiving.
Jen B. said…
My favorite leftover recipe is turkey pot pie. Everyone loves it.
sohamolina said…
I like a simple Turkey Soup.
Elena said…
I like turkey sandwiches.
Charity Cram said…
Turkey Pot Pie is my favorite! Thank you for the chance to win!
christine lewis said…
Mostly turkey sandwiches.
Aaron Reck said…
I love turkey stuffing and I like anything with broccoli with it. Thanks so much.
Olga Parker said…
I love everything cooked with turkey. Love this meat, it's lean and delicious )))
Anosa said…
Ohh dear, thanks for compiling this. Definitely a good way recycle the left overs. Thanksgiving and foods are really go along the way.
Rebecca said…
My favourite leftover recipe is turkey pot pie!
Gina Marie said…
I love making turkey noodle soup!

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Kelly Nicholson said…
cheese and turkey sanwiches..miracle whip.salt and pepper..only light on the salt thanks
PAIGE said…
We like turkey chili.
Dawn Ganey said…
I like making turkey pot pies.
Melissa said…
turkey sandwiches and apple pie.
kellyr78 said…
I like to make mashed potato pancakes.
Cyn said…
I love Thanksgiving leftovers! I actually don't usually make them over into anything else - I just eat them for a few days in a row. Mmmm! But I can see how delicious makeover recipes would really make them more appealing to others.
peg42 said…
I love making turkey salad sandwiches out of leftover turkey.
Natalie said…
My favorite Thanksgiving leftover recipe is turkey tetrazinni.
Kim Avery said…
My favorite thing to do is use the turkey carcass to make turkey noodle soup!
D. Wood said…
I just make a turkey sandwich and call it a day!
Chrystal D said…
I make a white sauce then add turkey & some veggies & put it on toast. It's good!
Mary Cloud said…
Turkey Sandwiches but there's usually no leftovers
Dogvills said…
Thank you for sharing the giveaway blog hop! I will check each and every one of the blogs that joined. Hopefully I win something significant. About our Thanksgiving left overs? I recycle it into a totally different dish and take it to a nursing home, or child care/adoption center.
After we have made the first slice of turkey, I set aside a big chunk of it to make turkey sandwiches which we hand out to the homeless. Sharing our blessings is one way to show our gratitude for what we have.
Dianna said…
Turkey sandwiches with avocado slices. Delicious!
Klydra Pugh said…
Turkey and gravy
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Alice Minx said…
Turkey quesadillas.. Sounds a bit off, but actually tastes really good..
Dan Dykstra said…
My wife makes a great turkey soup.
I love turkey sandwiches.
Nicole Martin said…
I just like turkey sandwiches!
chubskulit said…
I love shepherd's pie. I seldom make it at home but when I do, it is always a hit.
cowboyswife said…
My favorite leftover is green bean casserole.
Darcy Koch said…
I use leftover turkey to make soup and in sandwiches.
kcatlin said…
I loved just warming them up and re eating them.
clc408 said…
I like hot turkey sandwiches with dressing and gravy.
Rebecca C said…
Turkey roll ups are my favorite thanksgiving leftover recipe! I also love eating leftover pumpkin pie for breakfast!
Lasonda said…
We like turkey sandwiches.
Barbara Montag said…
I enjoy leftover turkey in a pot pie.
thank you
Barb said…
Always pecan pie for me. I wish I could have that every single day of my life. It would definitely be on my "last meal" plate.
Rachel said…
My favorite Thanksgiving leftover recipe is turkey pot pie.
Karon said…
Turkey bbq
Birdie Skolfield said…
Turkey stew potatoes onions carrots and celery and leftover gravy and turkey
Mendy Dinsmore said…
I love cranberry sauce, ham and dressing as leftovers.
Jen F said…
I like to make a casserole with the leftover turkey.
Christina O said…
Grilled ham and cheese and navy bean soup using the ham bone.
Jan Lee said…
I like turkey sandwiches with stuffing and a little gravy on a roll; sometimes a little cranberry sauce on one side too :)
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sarah050 said…
I absolutely love making hot turkey sandwich's with left overs :)
Bekah Walsh said…
No recipe, I just like eating the leftovers like a whole new Thanksgiving plate :)
Crystal F said…
I just like to make ham sandwiches with the left over ham. Thank you!
Michelle D. said…
Turkey sandwiches for sure - pile everything on there!
It would be a turkey sandwich with cranberry sauce, dressing and miracle whip.
benz1171 said…
I like a turkey sandwich on toast.
Debbi P said…
Turkey sanwiches are my favorite leftover from Thanks Giving!
susan1215 said…
My favorite recipe for thanksgiving leftovers is Turkey Rice Soup
kdrae said…
Turkey noodle soup is a big one with my Mom!
polly said…
Turkey Club Sandwiches are my favorite. Just had one last night!
Turkey sandwiches aren't bad.
open face turkey sandwich
MELINA said…
My favorite Thanksgiving left over recipe would be turkey sandwiches.
Tara Darity said…
I like using leftovers for shepherds pie or a casserole!!
Katie Contests said…
I like to make turkey divan with leftover turkey!
lisagee1234 said…
Turn the turkey into soup with sweet potatoes, onion and other veggies like peppers.
Cheryl Chervitz said…
I love a good turkey sandwich with homemade bread and mayo with mustard.
My favorite Thanksgiving leftover recipe is turkey paninis.
mkjmc said…
I made turkey pot pie this year
Erin Tracy said…
I love turkey sandwiches as a Thanksgiving leftover. There's just something about it that tastes so good in the few days after.
Helen Bush said…
I love a good salad so I am going with the Turkey Cobb Salad
Anonymous said…
I love to make a mean turkey sandwich!

Diana C
Ally said…
Not much of a recipe, but stuffing in the waffle iron. Husband then uses it as bread for his turkey sammich, I just eat it.
Anne Higgins said…
I like it all - can enjoy a turkey sandwich everyday of the year and the trimmings is like the icing on a cake - YUM!
Linda Bradshaw said…
We love to take our extra turkey and use it to make turkey enchiladas with white sauce. It is so good.
Deborah W said…
I love to use turkey and make turkey and noodles.
Melinda Atwell said…
Either turkey and noodles, or a delicious turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sandwich. Yum!
Nafeeza Chung said…
My favorite left over thanksgiving recipe is potato pie
Robin Abrams said…
Our favorite is making Turkey sandwiches with a little mayo on
cloud10277 said…
I like making sandwiches with stuffing, cranberry sauce and turkey.
Barbara Riffe said…
I love Turkey Roll Ups , I always make them for pot luck dinners.
Jay Jackson said…
I like to take the leftover turkey, dice it up and cook it in some brown gravy and serve it over egg noodle.
tatertot374 said…
I love turkey clubs with the lefotovers. THank you
TheresaJenkins said…
My FAV turkey leftover would be turkey shepherds pie
I don't have a favorite recipe. Just love Turkey sandwiches. So yummy!
Chelsey Lee said…
Leftover turkey sandwiches. Mmmm. My favorite food of all time.
Ty Beth said…
I like turkey tetrazinni
Heather D said…
We like turkey sandwiches.
Sara said…
I like to make sandwiches with my vegan Tofurky
Liberty Lane said…
My mom and sister made mac and cheese with the leftover cheese cubes from the veggie tray!
scottsgal said…
turkey and cranberry sandwiches
LB said…
Mashed potatoes... no recipe needed lol I am not a turkey fan so I don't eat leftover turkey.
1993wel said…
I just really like mashed potatoes and gravy as a leftover. Sometimes I'll make mashed potato cakes and fry them, then put the gravy over them. Yum!
mrsshukra said…
Turkey soup is always good after T-Day!
Edye Nicole said…
Leftover green bean casserole!

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andie said…
An easy to put together "Turkey Pot Pie: Leftover Edition." Anything goes so be creative. abrennan09@hotmail.com
tat2gurlzrock said…
I made turkey and dumplings earlier this week.
My favorite leftover turkey recipe is turkey pot pie.
Chelsea L said…
I love making turkey and cranberry sandwiches with leftovers.
Deb said…
I love turkey sandwiches after the big day.
Amanda Lea said…
I love eating cold turkey plain and mixing the meat stuffing with mac!!
Ashley Chassereau Parks said…
I just like eating the leftovers the way they are. I don't have any special recipes I make with them. In a house with 4 people (and one on the way), food doesn't last long. lol
Sheep said…
I just like eating the leftovers as they are!
Jodi Hassel said…
leftover turkey sandwiches and stuffing!
Christine Labelle said…
I make a great turkey pot pie. You use cream of chicken soup, frozen veggies,and for the crust, it is croissant rolls. It is delicious and a hit with the kids.
Molli Taylor said…
we do turkey hash for breakfast
msrodeobrat said…
I love making turkey pot pie
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Positive Buzz said…
Turkey sandwichs and fresh fruit
Jerry Marquardt said…
I love those leftover turkey sandwiches with a lot of mayo. What a staple and delicious treat!
Becca said…
The turkey cobb salad sounds pretty delicious!
bn100 said…
turkey sandwich
Jana Leah B said…
I like having turkey casserole.
Annette French said…
I love green bean casserole
katie smith said…
Hmmmm hard to choose! I love making Turkey Soup and Turkey soup...yummy!
Clem said…
Fried mix of mashed potatoes, stuffing, ham and sriracha
Lisa Voyce said…
I usually make turkey noodle soup.
E. Diane said…
My favorite is still an uber-simple sandwich: turkey, mayo, tomato, salt and pepper. The sides we go through really quickly just reheated. I am sure as our family, and Thanksgiving dinners grow, these ideas will come in handy. Thank you! :-)
I love Turkey casserole with corn and stuffing!
I love turkey sandwiches with leftovers.
adriis said…
Ham sandwiches and turkey tamales.
Erica C. said…
I like turkey sandwiches!
Anonymous said…
Turkey sandwich
Del said…
No recipes, I eat leftovers as is.
I don't do anything special. I just eat them the same yummy way I made them in the first place. Thanks and God Bless! ILuvTheEucharist @ aol dot com
My dad used to make enchiladas with leftover turkey. I am fond of mixing mashed potatoes and stuffing then smothering it with brown gravy.
Zoey said…
I like to make a panini with my leftovers.
Jen R said…
My favorite Thanksgiving turkey leftover recipe is turkey tetrazzini.
Diane said…
Easy Crockpot Turkey Noodle Soup
Unknown said…
I like making turkey pot pies, yummy!

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Susan Smoaks said…
i like to eat the leftover mashed potatoes mixed with mac n cheese.
Alexis said…
I want to win!
sarah said…
I didn't have much in leftovers this year but one of my favorites is turkey soup.
bvice8487 said…
We had a lot of left overs My wife and I just took them to work saved on us having to cook!
I like to make a Thanksgiving pizza out of the leftovers. I use the stuffing to make a crust, gravy for the sauce. I top it with turkey, corn, and mozzarella cheese.
Karen D said…
We tend to just make sandwiches with the leftovers. If I had to pick a favorite recipe, it would probably be turkey pot pie.
Anonymous said…
turkey sandwiches for everyone
Anonymous said…
A Turkey Salad Sandwich makes my toes curl!

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SexyBrat said…
I like mashed potatoes n gravy... I think I can't edit it then, just how it was originally.
Daniel M said…
turkey n stuffing sandwich
Shannon O'Neill said…
I love left over mashed potatoes.
Bakersdozen said…
I love making sandwiches with the leftovers.
Lisa Pecora said…
I like turkey and vegetable soup!
Kayla Klontz said…
I love making Turkey pot pie with my leftover turkey, I also like making a Thanksgiving casserole, it's like having Thanksgiving all over again but you're getting it all in one bite!
Deborah Caudill said…
We make a lot of turkey sandwiches and usually make some turkey salad too.
Toni Porter said…
Well, besides turkey sandwiches, I love turkey casserole and turkey vegetable soup. Boiling up the carcass for stock takes a while, but the result is well worth it, and if I pick the meat off the boiled bones, I often get 1-2 lbs more meat for soup, pot pies, etc..
diesel51 said…
Turkey salad, makes great sandwiches!!
Sherry Fowler said…
I have Thanksgiving dinner the next day also; love that food!
Katie Hanson said…
who needs a recipe? :) I just eat the leftovers!
Heather Dawn said…
I don't get fancy. I just make the same plate as on Thanksgiving :)
Cory Parsons said…
Turkey Salad Sandwiches :)
Julie said…
We just eat the leftovers as they are.
clynsg said…
Most of our leftovers go into sandwiches.
My favorite after Thanksgiving recipe is Turkey shepherd's pie!
Elicia P said…
What leftovers, everything is gobbled up on Thanksgiving. We have a lot of people and I do not eat turkey so I do not bring it home if there is any left.
Eileen Boyce said…
Turkey, stuffing, mixed veggies and cheese in a casserole.
Jo said…
Homemade Turkey soup!
Akila Narayanan said…
We dont have the traditional thanksgiving food at our place. usually I will convert the curry/gravy into a soup of a base for flavored rice.
Brandy Schwartz said…
Turkey soup or a turkey pot pie using the mashed potatoes and turkey
Peggy Rydzewski said…
Turkey pot pie. I make 2 and put on in the freezer for later
Julieh said…
My favorite is leftover turkey sandwich es.
mary gardner said…
I like to make turkey noodle soup with leftovers.
Lisa Williams said…
I love to make a turkey and vegetables and dumplings,it is so delicious!
Kerry P said…
Straight out of the microwave!
Anonymous said…
Definitely turkey sandwiches!

Amber
Roxann said…
I like to make turkey soup with the leftovers.
dvice12 said…
Thanksgiving Pizza is my favorite
Christian A said…
I want to try Turkey Pockets .
Kathy B. said…
I like Turkey Cobb Salad. It's nice to have a little healthy greens after loading up on cheesy tater casserole and too much pie. Or is there such a thing as "too much pie"?
Brian E. said…
Our favorite Thanksgiving leftover recipe ---> use leftovers to make a big pot of turkey & vegetable soup !!!
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