Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and lots of delicious food. But what do you do with all the leftovers? Check out these 20+ recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers! From turkey sandwiches to Thanksgiving pizza, there's something for everyone. All of these recipes can be easily adapted to use whatever you've got on hand. So don't let those leftovers go to waste – get creative in the kitchen and turn them into something amazing!
Also in this post, we'll share some other tips for storing and repurposing Thanksgiving leftovers. With these ideas, you can make sure none of the hard work that went into your feast goes to waste. So let's get cooking!
mmmmm… Smell that?
oh yes indeed! That's the smell of some delicious Thanksgiving dinner just around the corner! 🙂
As a Canadian, we celebrated our Thanksgiving back in October (we do things early over here lol) and enjoyed a feast with all the turkey and trimmings. I made so much food for our little family we ended up having quite a few leftovers… and I'm not complaining!
My favorite kind of leftovers are definitely Thanksgiving leftovers, especially since there are so many different and creative ways to turn them into something new and yummy.
This week's recipe round up is all about that yumminess! These recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers prove that leftovers definitely don't have to be boring! 😀
Should I throw out my Thanksgiving leftovers?
No! You definitely don't have to throw out your Thanksgiving leftovers!
Wondering how long the Thanksgiving leftovers-palooza going to last? If you’re anything like me, it will go on for days! Turkeys, stuffing, and mashed potatoes can only be reheated so many times. Don’t let your hard work from Thanksgiving dinner go to waste—there are plenty of delicious recipes that utilize leftovers.
What’s great about Thanksgiving leftovers is that they can be used in so many different ways. Whether it’s classic comfort food or something a little more inventive and unusual – there are endless possibilities!
How long is leftover Thanksgiving dinner good for?
When stored in an air tight container, most Thanksgiving dishes will last in the fridge for 3-4 days or in the freezer for 2-6 months.
What is the best way to warm up Thanksgiving leftovers?
When using up Thanksgiving leftovers, I find it's best to put each food in an oven safe dish (with lids on) and reheat at 350°F for about 30 minutes. You may need more time if your oven is quite full.
When reheating gravy, it's best to warm it up in a pot on the stove. Be sure to stir a few times while it's heating.
20+ Best Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers
Creamy Turkey Casserole from Homemaking HacksTurkey Sandwich with Homemade Cranberry Sauce from The Organic KitchenCranberry Pecan Turkey Salad from Carries Experimental KitchenSlow Cooker Leftover Turkey Chili Recipe from Everyday SavvyThai Turkey Cold Busting Hot and Sour Egg Drop Soup from Farm Fresh FeastsThanksgiving Leftover Turkey Cristo from My Life CookbookThanksgiving Pizza from The Gunny SackThanksgiving Leftover Stuffed Mushrooms from Lemon Tree DwellingBest Turkey Chili Recipe from A Spicy PerspectiveThanksgiving Leftover Turkey and Stuffing Muffins from Just a TasteSausage and Stuffing Balls from I Should be Mopping the FloorThanksgiving Tortilla Cups from Dining with AliceLeftover Turkey and Wild Rice Soup from Happy Healthy MamaLoaded Leftover Mashed Potato Balls from Handle the HeatSweet Potato Biscuits Recipe from Home Cooking MemoriesBacon Wrapped Stuffing Bites from Who Needs a CapeTurkey Cranberry Puff Pastry Bites from Art and the KitchenLeftover Mashed Potato Rolls from Num's the WordCreamy Turkey and Noodles from Lil' LunaThanksgiving Leftover Stuffed Egg Rolls & Cranberry Dipping Sauce from Cake-n-Knife