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Have Thanksgiving Leftovers? Here Are 15 Awesome Recipes So They Don't Go To Waste

November 27th, 2017

Along with expressing gratitude and gathering with family and friends to eat a huge meal, Thanksgiving also comes along with leftovers.

And if you’re lucky enough to have food then you shouldn’t let it go to waste. So, you might want to check out these ideas on what to do with Thanksgiving leftovers to plan ahead.

1) Turkey Pot Pie

Use a prepared pie crust and shred up your leftover turkey, toss in those extra vegetables and call it a day. You can find the recipe here.

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Pillsbury Source: Pillsbury

2) Turkey Cobb Salad Sandwich

Just chop up your turkey, add some chopped tomatoes, bacon, and some avocado with some oil or mayo and serve on bread or in a pita. Get the recipe here.

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Country Living Source: Country Living

3) Turkey Bolognese

Using turkey speeds up the process of making a bolognese sauce without sacrificing taste. Get the recipe here.

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Tara Donne Source: Tara Donne

4) Turkey Chilli

You can use all of your leftover turkey in this recipe, freeze it, and have it to warm you up on cold winter days.

Source: The Inspired Home

5) Sweet-Potato Spoon Bread With Caramel Pecan Topping

Why stop eating dessert after the holidays? This spoon bread pudding is beyond delicious. Learn how to make it here.

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Andrew Purcell Source: Andrew Purcell

6) Waffle Brunch

You can throw some stuffing in your waffle iron and enjoy part 2 of your Thanksgiving dinner in a different way. The directions can be found here.

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Food Network Source: Food Network

7) Creamy Turkey and Noodles

This recipe uses your leftover turkey and vegetables along with a box of bow tie pasta, some cheese, butter, flour, sour cream, milk, and spices. Get the full recipe here.

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Lil Luna Source: Lil Luna

8) Turkey Croquettes

These are super yummy and much better than eating plain turkey all over again.

Source: Betty’s Kitchen

9) Thanksgiving Pizza

This is an ingenious recipe that uses ALL of the leftovers. Use pastry puff to create your pie and spread some mashed potatoes, and drizzle with gravy before adding some corn and green bean casserole, turkey, another drizzle of gravy and shredded cheese. Get the full recipe here.

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10) Turkey Nachos

These are a fun recipe that uses your leftover chips and turkey.

Source: Allrecipes

11) Fried Stuffing Bites With Cranberry Sauce Pesto

Stuffing is good on its own but when deep fried it’s just amazing. Plus, there’s ALWAYS cranberry sauce to spare. Learn how to make it here.

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Food Network Source: Food Network

12) Sweet Potato Poundcake

This is a great way to get rid of your leftover mashed sweet potatoes.
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Anna Williams Source: Anna Williams

13) Extra Veggie Frittata

Toss in your extra-vegetables with some eggs, bread cubes, and some cheddar cheese. Get the full recipe here.

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Kang Kim Source: Kang Kim

14) Fried Eggs Over Potato Cakes with Turkey-Red Pepper Hash

This is another great recipe for next day brunch. Learn how to make it here.
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Food Network Source: Food Network

15) Cranberry Pie

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Baking Bites Source: Baking Bites

This is a simple eight ingredient recipe that you can find here.

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Source: Food Network

D.G. Sciortino
hi@shareably.net
D.G. is a contributing writer in Shareably. She's based in Connecticut and can be reached at hi@shareably.net.
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