25 Super Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

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Thanksgiving dinner is becoming my favorite things to cook now that I love cooking. I have been experimenting with making the perfect turkey recipe and I think I have successfully made one that I absolutely love. With all these cooking tests and experiments, I’ve had a lot of Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes to eat. I have put together a list of things to make with your Thanksgiving leftovers.

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes  


1. Turkey Salad Sandwich

To make a turkey salad sandwich, add in turkey, celery bits, and mayo. Slather the turkey salad onto toasted bread for some yummy lunch sandwiches.


2. Open Face Turkey Sandwich

Dip the turkey pieces in gravy and place over bread. Next, layer the stuffing and cranberry sauce on top.

3. Turkey Chilli

To make turkey chilli, add some new ingredients to the ones left over from turkey day. Add leftover turkey, 1 tbsp chilli powder, 1 tbsp cumin, 1 can diced tomatoes, 1 can chicken broth, and 1 can beans.



4. Sweet Potato Muffins

Use the extra leftover sweet potatoes to make sweet potato muffins. You can make it with this awesome RECIPE.



Sweet Potato Oatmeal

Sweet Potato Soup

Turkey – Chicken Soup

Mashed Potato Pancakes


green beans


Turkey Piccata

Turkey Marsala



Mac & Cheese Bites

Cranberry bites

Cranberry cobbler

cranberry sauce muffins

Curry Turkey Salad

Thanksgiving Quesadillas

Turkey Enchilada

leftover turkey casserole

Turkey Leftover Pizza

Buy a pre-made pizza dough and layer the turkey day leftovers on top like turkey, cranberry sauce, gravy, stuffing with a layer of cheese on top.

Thanksgiving Nachos

Pull the turkey into smaller sections, sprinkle with cheese, chopped tomato, white and green onions, and then drizzled with sriracha sauce for some heat. Get the recipe HERE.


I packed all the yummy Turkey Day Leftovers in Reynolds™ Disposable Heat & Eat Containers.

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Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Recipe Ideas - what to do with left over turkey, cranberry sauce, gravy, stuffing, carrots, sweet potatoes after thanksgiving day

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