Leftovers don’t have to be boring. We have 13 great ways to rework your Thanksgiving leftovers to take them to the next level!
Thanksgiving is notorious for leftovers. A lot of people look forward to them on day two, but a few days in it is time for something new. So we have assembled 13 super ideas to help you rework those leftovers and take them to the next level.
Whether you are hungry for soup, salad, sandwiches or even curry we have you covered. Maybe a comforting casserole or a hearty pot pie is more your style. Don’t fret, we have those too! We even have a fun ice cream recipe that uses up a slice or two of pie. Go ahead, take a look.
What are your favorite ways to rework leftovers? Or what leftovers do you have that you aren’t sure what to do with? Inspire us or let us inspire you!
Take that leftover turkey sandwich to the next level with these Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Cristos from My Life Cookbook. You may be looking forward to the leftovers more than the original dinner!
Enjoy all of those Thanksgiving flavors again the following day but in a fun new way! These Thanksgiving Leftover Pitas are topped with a Pomegranate Cranberry Sauce to take them to the next level. The Hungry Couple knows how to rework those leftovers!
Why not turn some of that turkey into Coronation Turkey Salad from Shockingly Delicious? Pile it up on crackers like this for a fun appetizer for your houseguests!
If sandwiches and crackers aren’t your style, maybe you’ll want to turn those leftovers into a comforting casserole. This Leftover Thanksgiving Casserole from Life Tastes Good is just the thing to keep the good flavors rolling.
Maybe you really want to take those leftovers to a whole new flavor spectrum. If that’s the case this Quick & Easy Leftover Turkey Curry from The Cook Report is just the thing. It is full of flavor and a great way to break the mold!
If you aren’t in the mood for curry, maybe this Leftover Turkey Tortilla Soup from That Skinny Chick Can Bake will do the trick.
If you want a bowl of creamy comfort, maybe this Creamy Turkey Gnocchi Soup will be the perfect thing for you. Wholefully converted a chicken soup recipe her mom made into a leftover turkey masterpiece!
Turkey isn’t the only thing left over. These Loaded Mashed Potato Bites will be a surefire hit. The Cookie Rookie did them up right with plenty of cheese and bacon. What a great way to use those leftover mashed potatoes!
If you don’t feel like frying those potatoes, you can bake them instead! These Baked Mashed Potato Pancakes from Pies and Plots are another perfect way to use up some spuds.
I can’t get over these gorgeous sandwiches, so I hope you don’t mind seeing another one. This one is calling my name. Brie, Turkey and Cranberry Mustard Panini from Just a Little Bit of Bacon is going to have you making extra just for the leftovers.
If a salad is more your style we have you covered as well! This Harvest Cobb Salad from Cupcakes and Kale Chips is loaded with Thanksgiving flavor!
Turn this chicken pot pie into a turkey pot pie loaded with leftovers. Go for it! Coley Cooks will show you how.
Leftover dessert is not something that happens around here very often. But in case you find yourself with some extra slices of pie, why not go for some Dutch Apple Pie Ice Cream from The Spiffy Cookie?