After Thanksgiving, there’s always a fridge full of Thanksgiving leftovers. Why have a boring sandwich? Here’s 30 fantastic options to keep things interesting. You can even make breakfast with your Thanksgiving leftovers!

30 Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers, from Sandwiches to Breakfast! Find them on

You know, the worst part of not having Thanksgiving at your house is that you don’t always end up with leftovers. And the leftovers are nearly as much fun as the main event! I’d say I’m giving you 20 reasons to make extra food solely for the purpose of having leftovers to enjoy.

What is your favorite thing to do with Thanksgiving leftovers?

Turkey and Brie Grilled Cheese from

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Turkey, Cranberry, and Grilled Brie Cheese Sandwich {FoodieCrush}

Lemon Pepper Turkey Sandwiches {Simple Bites}

Thanksgiving Turkey Reuben {Panini Happy}

Turkey Tater Sliders {Bev Cooks}

Turkey and Cranberry Sandwich {Sweet Remedy}

Turkey and Guacamole Quesadilla {Kalyn’s Kitchen}

Turkey and Cranberry Panini with Goat Cheese Aioli {Messy Baker}

Turkey Caesar Sandwich {Tidy Mom}

Roast Turkey Cobb Sandwich {Closet Cooking}

Turkey Pot Pie from Just a Taste

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Main Dishes

Turkey Pot Pie with Cheddar Biscuit Crust {Just a Taste}

Cranberry Barbecue Turkey Stuffed Sweet Potatoes {GirliChef}

Rosemary Turkey Squares {Taste and Tell}

Turkey Tamale Pie {Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts}

Leftover Turkey and Vegetable Curry {Food For My Family}

Turkey Enchiladas {Baked By Rachel}

Turkey, Farro and Cranberries {Reluctant Entertainer}

Turkey and Cranberry Enchiladas {Recipe Girl}

Baked Tortellini with Turkey, Butternut Squash, and Chard {Cookin’ Canuck}

Turkey Pho from Healthy Green Kitchen


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Soups & Salads

Leftover Turkey Pho {Healthy Green Kitchen}

Next Day Turkey Soup {Recipe Girl}

Creamy Turkey and Wild Rice Soup {A Farmgirl’s Dabbles}

Creamy Turkey Noodle Soup {Barefeet in the Kitchen}

White Turkey Chili {Taste and Tell}

Smoked Turkey Chowder with Mushrooms and Sweet Potatoes {A Farmgirl’s Dabbles}

Turkey and Walnut Salad with Cranberry Dressing {Barefeet in the Kitchen}


Cranberry Parfait from Sweet Remedy

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Orange Cranberry Parfait {Sweet Remedy}

Stuffing Frittata {Total Noms}

Whole Wheat Sweet Potato Waffles {Comfortably Domestic}

Turkey Hash with Chorizo {Comfortably Domestic}

Leftover Cranberry Sauce Muffins {Two Peas and Their Pod}