16 spectacular leftover turkey meal ideas

Sweet potato turkey hash

The big turkey day is almost here. Right now, I’m sure you’re thinking about getting ready for your Thanksgiving meal.

However, let’s consider what happens after the special holiday dinner. For most people, leftovers are commonplace. Aside from a few sides, turkey is one of the biggest portions that remain after the meal.

There always seems to be a lot of leftover turkey. It is easy to use it to make a simple sandwich. However, if you want to take things a step further, you can create incredible meals out of your leftover turkey.

I put together a collection of dishes that will make you look forward to eating your Thanksgiving turkey again and again.

I filled the gallery with a wide variety of recipes including delicious enchiladas and hearty chili. I hope you enjoy these creative turkey leftover meals.

Jessica is a journalist who loves to inspire parents with easy family entertainment ideas on TwitterFacebook, Pinterest and Family Fun Journal.


Sweet Potato Turkey Hash

This amazing looking dish looks like a great way to start the day. You can find the recipe at Around My Family Table.


Turkey Strawberry Brie Sandwich

This amazing sandwich features so many incredible components. You can find the recipe at Call Me PMC.


Turkey Turnovers

These turnovers are filled with delicious ingredients and leftover turkey. You can find this recipe at Ann's Entitled Life.


Southwest Turkey Wrap

Want to make a delicious, zesty wrap? Check out this recipe from Thrifty Jinxy.


Leftover Turkey Casserole

This layered casserole features all of the flavors of Thanksgiving dinner. You can find the recipe at Homemaking Hacks.


Salsa Verde Turkey Enchiladas

These enchiladas looking amazing. This creative use of turkey leftovers can be found at Food Done Light.


Turkey Chili Recipe

This hearty chili is made with leftover turkey. You can find the recipe at Everyday Savvy.


Turkey and Dumplings

Use leftovers to make delicious turkey and dumplings. You can find the recipe at Family Fun Journal.


Turkey Tetrazzini

This is a delicious way to enjoy turkey leftovers. You can find the recipe at Diethood.


Turkey Salad Pita

Turn turkey into a delicious salad. You can find the recipe at Chef Next Door Blog.


Zesty Turkey Roll Ups

These fun roll ups feature fresh ingredients and leftover turkey. You can find the recipe at Fake Ginger.


Turkey Tacos With Cranberry Salsa

I love that these tacos are filled with cranberries and turkey. You can find this recipe at Just Us Four Blog.


Turkey Noodle Soup

This classic turkey soup looks comforting. You can find this recipe at Mama Harris Kitchen.


Polenta Turkey Panini

I think this polenta turkey panini looks like an amazing meal. You can find the recipe at Ciao Chow Bambina


Southwestern Turkey Casserole

This southwestern turkey casserole looks like the perfect cold weather meal. You can find the recipe at About A Mom.


Stuffing Waffles With Turkey

This unique twist on Thanksgiving leftovers can be found at Family Fun Journal.

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