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Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes

Thanksgiving is in just a few days, which means soon it will be time for leftovers! I love Thanksgiving dinner, and I love these easy to prepare dishes featuring Thanksgiving leftovers just as much. Now you can keep enjoying the results of all your holiday cooking for days to come. Below you’ll find 8 easy and creative recipes using leftover turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes. Dishes include soups, sandwiches, savory pies, and even 2 breakfast dishes!

Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey – 5 Recipes

Here’s my favorite twist on a traditional turkey sandwich:

Turkey, Chutney and Cheddar Panini

(You can substitute leftover cranberry relish for the mango chutney and change the cheese to Havarti or Provolone)

Simply substitute leftover cooked turkey for the chicken in these 4 amazing, quick and easy recipes:

Artichoke and Chicken Chowder


Chicken Noodle Soup

Oval white baking dish filled with Mexican Chicken Black Beans and Rice

Mexican Chicken, Black Beans and Rice

white plate with a slice of Crustless Southwestern Chicken Pie

Crustless Southwestern Chicken Pie

Thanksgiving Leftover Stuffing – 2 Recipes

My favorite way to use up leftover stuffing is in these 2 creative and yummy breakfast dishes.

Blue baking dish with Cheesy Baked Eggs with Leftover Stuffing

Cheesy Baked Eggs with Leftover Stuffing

White platter with Leftover Thanksgiving Stuffing and Gravy Eggs Benedict

Leftover Thanksgiving Stuffing and Gravy Eggs Benedict

Thanksgiving Leftover Mashed Potato Recipe

Hands down, my favorite way to use leftover mashed potatoes is in my Shepard’s Pie.

Shepards pie topped with mashed potatoes in a pewter baking dish

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Lee Clayton Roper


I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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