30 Great Recipes and Ideas for Leftover Turkey

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After Thanksgiving my biggest challenge is always dealing with the leftover turkey. Of course, I can freeze some of it, but I thought I’d better round-up a bunch of recipes to use up some of it (I have a lot!)

So, I’ve collected over 30 great recipes for using up leftover turkey, that should provide lots of ideas!

30 Great Recipes for Leftover Turkey

Turkey soups

Spicy Hearty Turkey Soup (with a tex/mex flavour)
Turkey Sage Chowder
Wild Rice and Turkey Soup
Tex Mex Turkey Soup
Hearty Turkey Soup with Parsley Dumplings
Turkey Tortilla Soup
Turkey Noodle Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms

Turkey pies

Next Day Turkey Pot Pie
After Christmas Turkey Potpie

Turkey main courses

Turkey Enchiladas
Spicy Turkey Paella
Four Seasons Enchiladas
Turkey Joes (a turkey take on Sloppy Joe’s)
Turkey Turnovers (turkey, apple, curry and mango chutney in puff pastry goodness)

turkey casseroles

Turkey Casserole (with almonds and chow mein noodles)
Turkey a la King
Easy Turkey Tetrazzini
Turkey Shepherds Pie
Mushroom Turkey Casserole
Casserole of Turkey with Rice
Turkey Con Queso Bake

Turkey sandwiches

Wichcraft’s Roasted Turkey, Avocado, Bacon, Onion Relish and Aioli on Ciabatta
Waldorf Turkey Sandwiches
Barbecued Turkey Sandwiches
Warm Geek Pita Sandwiches with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce
Open-Faced Turkey Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions

Turkey salads

Turkey and Dried Cranberry Salad
Festive Fall Turkey Salad (with cranberries and cashews!)
Chinese Turkey Pasta Salad
Roasted Corn, Turkey and Wild Rice Salad

Turkey recipes from here at Food and Family

Turkey Soup
Deep Dish Turkey Pie
Spinach and Cranberry Phyllo Pie (just replace the chicken with turkey leftovers)

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