Leftover Turkey Recipes

Top 21 Leftover Turkey recipes – recipes to help use up all that leftover holiday turkey. Something for everyone. You can make several of the recipes and freezer for a quick meal later. #turkey #leftovers

Top 21 Leftover Turkey recipes - recipes to help use up all that leftover holiday turkey. Something for everyone. You can make several of the recipes and freezer for a quick meal later. #turkey #leftovers

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I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!! If you are like us, you have a ton of leftover turkey on your hands. Today I am sharing 21 recipes to help you use it all up! 


I’ve got recipes that originally called for turkey and some that you can swap out the chicken for turkey. There is something for everyone. 


You can even make lots of these recipes ahead of time and freeze them for a quick meal later. Everyone needs a quick meal during the holidays! I plan on making a few this weekend! I just can’t decide which recipes to make. TOO many delicious choices!!

Kentucky Hot Brown Quiche - quiche loaded with turkey, tomatoes, bacon and swiss. Can make ahead of time and freeze for later. All the flavors of a Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich in quiche form!!! Pie crust filled with turkey, bacon, tomatoes, swiss cheese, eggs, heavy cream and sour cream. Great for breakfast, lunch or diner! YUM! #quiche #freezermeal #turkeyrecipe

Kentucky Hot Brown Quiche

Cracked Out Turkey Pinwheels - I am ADDICTED to these sandwiches! Cream cheese, cheddar, bacon, Ranch and turkey wrapped in a tortilla. Can make ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to eat. Perfect for parties and tailgating!!

Cracked Out Turkey Pinwheels

Turkey and Cranberry Wreath - great way to use up leftover turkey. Crescent rolls filled with cooked turkey, mayonnaise, celery, dijon mustard, dried cranberries, swiss cheese and pecans. This is SO good! Can make filling ahead of time and assemble and bake later. Great for parties, brunch, lunch, easy weeknight dinner and tailgating!

Turkey Cranberry Wreath

Turkey Cuban Pastry Puffs - great way to use up leftover turkey! SO delicious! Puff pastry filled with mustard, turkey, ham, swiss cheese and pickles. Can make ahead and freeze unbaked. Great for parties, tailgating, lunch or dinner. These taste FANTASTIC!

Turkey Cuban Pastry Puffs

Kentucky Hot Brown Mac and Cheese - THE BEST!!! We ate this two weeks in a row. Seriously DELICIOUS! Macaroni, flour, butter, onion, salt, pepper, milk, gruyere cheese, turkey, bacon, tomatoes. All the flavors of a  Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich in pasta. Everyone cleaned their plate and went back for seconds. This is a new favorite. GREAT macaroni and cheese recipe!

Kentucky Hot Brown Mac & Cheese

Smoked Sausage & Turkey Brunswick Stew - ready in 20 minutes! Smoked sausage, turkey, lima beans, corn, chicken broth, BBQ sauce, tomato sauce - throw in the pot, bring to a boil and simmer for a few minutes. SO delicious! Great way to use up leftover holiday turkey!! We made this two weeks in a row. We couldn't get enough of it! YUM! Freeze leftovers for a quick meal later! YUM! #soup #stew #leftoverturkey #turkey #quick

Smoked Sausage & Turkey Brunswick Stew

Puffy Club Sandwiches - these were a HUGE hit! Took them to a party and they flew off the plate! Can make ahead of time and freeze for later. Puff pastry topped with honey mustard, ham, turkey, roast beef, bacon and cheddar cheese. I'm going to double the recipe next time. We just love this easy hot sandwich recipe!!

Puffy Club Sandwiches

Kentucky Hot Brown Bites - turkey, bacon, tomatoes and mornay sauce baked in mini muffin pan - perfect for your Derby Day parties and leftover holiday turkey!

Kentucky Hot Brown Bites

Cornbread & Turkey Layered Salad Recipe - loaded with cornbread, turkey, cheese, vegetables and bacon! It is a whole meal in one big bowl! Make ahead of time and refrigerate before serving. Can be made 24 hours in advance. Perfect for brunch/lunch.

Turkey & Cornbread Layered Salad

Turkey Bacon Crescents recipe - super quick hot sandwiches - only 5 ingredients - SO good! Quick weeknight meal that is ready in 15 minutes. SOOO much better than an ordinary cold cut sandwich.

Turkey Bacon Crescents

Club Sandwich Party Rolls -  so good! ham, turkey, roast beef, bacon and cheddar are rolled up (cinnamon bun style!) in soft, fluffy pizza dough. Then they’re drizzled with a brown sugar dijon glaze and baked until golden, gooey, and crispy. They are seriously so good!! I could eat them everyday!! Great for tailgating, brunch, lunch, dinner and parties! Always the first thing to go!

Club Sandwich Pinwheels

Sun-Dried Tomato Turkey Brie Braid - seriously delicious!!! Great way to use up any holiday turkey! Turkey, mayo, sun-dried tomato pesto, bacon and brie wrapped in crescent rolls and baked.We love this easy sandwich. Perfect for a quick lunch, dinner or appetizer. #leftoverturkey #turkey #sandwich

Sun Dried Tomato Turkey Brie Braid

The Ultimate White Chicken Chili - the BEST of the BEST White Chicken Chilis! SO good and ready to eat in under 20 minutes! Rotisserie chicken, white beans, corn, green chilies, chicken broth, onion, garlic, cumin, chili powder, half-and-half, pepper jack cheese. Top with some sour cream and extra cheese. Makes a ton. Freeze leftovers for a quick meal later.

The Ultimate White Chicken Chili

Chicken & Dumpling Casserole - use rotisserie chicken for a simple weeknight meal. Can also use leftover holiday turkey. Guaranteed to have your kids asking for seconds!

Chicken & Dumpling Casserole

Chicken Taco Soup Recipe - Chicken, beans, corn, tomatoes, Ranch mix and taco seasoning. Can be made two different ways. On the stovetop with some rotisserie chicken or in the slow cooker with some boneless chicken breasts. Either way, it is super delicious and packed FULL of flavor! Serve with some cornbread for a delicious meal!

Chicken Taco Soup

Crack Chicken Spaghetti - chicken spaghetti loaded with cheddar, bacon and ranch. This stuff is totally ADDICTIVE! We make this at least once a month. Everyone cleans their plate, even our picky eaters! Chicken, cream of chicken soup, velveeta, ranch dressing mix, bacon, cheddar cheese, spaghetti. Can make ahead of time and refrigerate or freeze for later. A real crowd pleaser!

Crack Chicken Spaghetti

Old School Chicken and Rice Casserole - seriously THE BEST!!! Everyone cleaned their plate and went back for seconds - even our picky eaters!!! Chicken, cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, cream of celery, onion powder, garlic powder, water, milk, instant rice and parmesan cheese. This has quickly become a family favorite! We make it at least once a month. SO good!!

Old School Chicken & Rice

French Onion Chicken Bubble Up - AMAZING! We literally licked our plates! Chicken, French Onion Dip, Chicken Soup, Cheddar Cheese and Biscuits. Topped with yummy French Fried Onions. Great weeknight meal. Kids love this!

French Onion Chicken Bubble Up

Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti Casserole - chicken, spaghetti, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, butter, seasonings, Parmesan and cheddar cheese -THE BEST! We make this once a month! Makes a great freezer meal!

Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti Casserole

Chicken Rollups #2 - chicken and cream cheese wrapped in crescent rolls and topped cheese - These are on the menu at least once a month! Heaven in a pan! Everyone gobbles these up - we never have any leftovers.

Chicken Roll Ups

Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe - my Grandmother's recipe! Chicken, vermicelli pasta, cream of chicken and mushroom soup, chicken broth, parmesan cheese. One of my all-time favorite recipes. I can eat way too much of this stuff! Can make ahed and freezer for later.

My Grandmother’s Chicken Tetrazzini

Steph

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