If you're swimming in a mountain of Thanksgiving leftovers, have no fear. These Thanksgiving leftover recipes will transform last night's dinner into new and fresh eats!

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

Is your fridge packed full of turkey leftovers? Once you get the obligatory (and much loved!) turkey sandwich out of the way, you might be wondering what the heck to do with all the other leftovers.

Don't fret, we are here to help! We have all sorts of recipes to help use up your leftovers by turning them into new, fresh dishes that you actually want to eat.

You'll find everything from soups, pizza, curry, and pasta to use your leftover Thanksgiving turkey. And if you have leftover mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and more then we have recipes for you.

Recipes to use your Thankgiving Leftovers

A ladleful of coconut turkey soup coming out of the pot.

Thai Coconut Turkey Soup

Thai Coconut Turkey Soup is the most delicious way to turn your turkey dinner leftovers into something special. It's made with a coconut milk and Thai green curry broth and loaded with shredded turkey, shiitake mushrooms, yellow peppers, and noodle-like bean sprouts. And taking only 25 minutes to make, you'll be sitting down to a delicious bowl of turkey soup in no time!
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Thai coconut turkey soup is one of our favorite ways to use leftover Thanksgiving turkey. It's similar to Thai chicken soup but even easier to make.

Thanksgiving leftover turkey Butter Turkey Curry in a pan with some cilantro on top.

Butter Turkey Curry

If you like butter chicken then you will LOVE Butter Turkey Curry. It's the best way to use your Thanksgiving (or Christmas) turkey dinner leftovers!
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If you love curry recipes then you have to try this one. It's based on our popular easy butter chicken only it uses leftover shredded turkey meat instead of chicken.

Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Eggs Benedict with cranberry sauce and gravy on a plate with an arugula salad on the side.

Thanksgiving Leftovers Eggs Benedict

Transform your Thanksgiving (or Christmas!) leftovers into Thanksgiving Leftovers Eggs Benedict. It's a healthy, delicious, and easy to make brunch recipe perfect for the day after the big feast!
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Eat your Thanksgiving leftovers for breakfast! Turn then into eggs benedict by piling turkey on top of leftover dinner rolls and topping it with cranberry sauce, a poached egg, and some gravy.

This creamy Mushroom Turkey Soup recipe is crazy delicious. By making a few simple changes to a classic recipe, it becomes super healthy even though you would never know it. It's naturally gluten-free + paleo + Whole30 approved. It's a great way to use up your Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey leftovers! | theendlessmeal.com

Healthy Creamy Turkey Mushroom Soup

This creamy Mushroom Turkey Soup recipe is crazy delicious. By making a few simple changes to a classic recipe, it becomes super healthy even though you would never know it. It's naturally gluten-free + paleo + Whole30 approved. It's a great way to use up your Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey leftovers!
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Soup is one of the best thing to make with leftovers. First, make turkey stock with the bones. Then take that tasty base and add leftover turkey, mushrooms, carrots, and a few other veggies. It's delicious!

Hands scooping out some turkey shepherd's pie from a skillet with a wooden spoon.

Leftover Turkey Shepherd's Pie

Leftover Turkey Shepherd's Pie is the ultimate comfort food. Veggies are cooked until soft, lightly seasoned, then mixed with leftover shredded turkey meat. Top with mashed potatoes and bake until bubbly and golden. It's an easy and delicious way to repurpose your Thanksgiving dinner.
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We're a big fan of shepherd's pie – be it pulled pork shepherd's pie, mushroom shepherd's pie, or this leftover turkey shepherd's pie. You can even use leftover mashed potatoes as the topping!

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BBQ Pulled Turkey Pizza with Fiery Pineapple Salsa

Turn your leftover Christmas or Thanksgiving turkey into a BBQ Pulled Turkey Pizza. It’s easy to make, so delicious, and perfect for when you've spent the last couple of days eat holiday dinner leftovers. You will LOVE it.
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Making pizza is a great way to use your thanksgiving leftovers. You can also add some turkey to our southwest pizza – it's delicious!

Crock Pot Leftover Turkey Bolognese | A super easy and crazy delicious way to use your leftover Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey. | theendlessmeal.com

Crock Pot Leftover Turkey Bolognese

This crazy delicious Turkey Bolognese is made in your crock pot with leftover turkey from your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. You will LOVE it!
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This recipe is perfect for the day after Thanksgiving when you don't feel like cooking. Put everything into your slow cooker and let it cook for you!

Blue Cheese and Roasted Brussels Sprouts Pizza | The most delicious pizza and the best way to use your leftover Thanksgiving and Christmas Brussels! | theendlessmeal.com

Blue Cheese and Roasted Brussels Sprouts Pizza

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Pizza with blue cheese and caramelized onions is totally delicious. It's also the best way to use your Thanksgiving or Christmas leftover Brussels!
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This unusual pizza is one of our favorite combinations and the single best thing to make with leftover brussels sprouts. If you start with homemade pizza dough it will be even better!

Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Cakes | The best way to use your Christmas or Thanksgiving leftover mashed potatoes! | theendlessmeal.com

Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Cakes

These Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Cakes are crispy on the outside and cheesy and soft inside. They're the best way to use your leftover mashed potatoes!
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When we make mashed potatoes (often these cream cheese mashed potatoes), we make extra so we'll have leftovers to turn into potato cakes.

A close up of a pot of turkey soup.

Homemade Turkey Soup

Making homemade turkey soup after your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner is super easy and a delicious way to use all the leftovers. This is the basic, easy homemade turkey soup recipe you remember your mom making. It's delicious!
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This is one of our most popular recipes and the one that we make every year after Thanksgiving. We start by making a batch of crockpot turkey stock (put the bone in when you're cleaning up dinner so you don't have to store them!) It makes the best soup stock.


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