20+ Ways to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Oh sure I love Christmas and Resurrection Day as well, but my family, my mom’s and dad’s, always traded off Thanksgiving holidays. With two uncles in the ministry, it was the one holiday we could count on having multiple days together growing up. 

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday to spend with family and friends. It is also a holiday filled with delicious food...and lots of it! Make the most of your Thanksgiving leftovers with these creative recipes! #Thanksgiving #leftovers #family #meals

And when my family gets together there is always food – lots and LOTS of food! We have all the traditional foods – turkey, ham, dressing, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes. You name it, we’ve got it. It is also a time when my aunt’s would try out new dessert and salad recipes, which was always fun to sample. 

Even though we had nearly 20 people in my immediate family, we still always had a ton of leftovers! And since we were together for several days, we would quickly get tired of the same foods over and over. Eventually we figured out to get a little creative with them, but if you struggle like we did, you’ll love these Thanksgiving Leftover recipes!

The Suburban Soapbox – Ross Geller’s Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Sandwich 

Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch – Turkey Casserole

Fearless Dining – Stuffed Butternut Squash

Cook Eat Paleo – Cranberry Salad Dressing

Platter Talk – Mashed Potato Croquettes

Tikkido – Cranberry Nut Quick Bread

The Forked Spoon – Thanksgiving Leftovers Enchiladas

Recipes From a Pantry – Chinese Five Spice Turkey Tacos

Veggie Desserts – Chocolate Mashed Potato Cake with Tahini Drizzle

My Home and Travels – Turkey Alfredo with Spinach and Bacon

One Lovely Life – Fall Cobb Salad

Whisky n Sunshine – Cranturkey Buns

I Heart Naptime – Leftover Turkey Soup

The View From Great Island – Leftover Turkey Ranch Nachos

The Anthony Kitchen – Chopped Turkey Salad

Sugar Spun Run – Turkey Pot Pie

If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen – Thanksgiving Leftover Stuffing Waffles

Cake n Knife – Thanksgiving Leftover Stuffed Egg Rolls

Little Dairy on the Prairie – Turkey Cranberry Quesadillas

Who Needs a Cape – Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Bites

Homecooking Memories – Sweet Potato Biscuits

Lolly Jane – Cranberry Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich

The Forked Spoon – Cranberry BBQ Thanksgiving Leftovers Turkey Pizza Pie

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Written by Annette Breedlove

Annette Breedlove

Annette has been married to her husband and best friend since 2013. Together they are raising their six children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her 10 angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES and FREE PRINTABLES for homeschool families. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, homemaking and marriage while trying to maintain her sanity. She is also the owner of Thrifty Homeschoolers where she shares her tips on homeschooling without breaking the bank. Keep up with her via Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest or join her growing Thrifty Homeschoolers group on Facebook.

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