Every November we can’t wait to dig into that bird but a few fab Thanksgiving leftover recipes are a must if we don’t want to be stuck eating turkey soup and sandwiches with dry, reheated mashed potatoes for the next week. So we did our homework and came up with some truly delectable dishes that will make you totally forget these are leftovers. In fact, some of these leftover Thanksgiving recipes are good enough to warrant throwing another dinner party. Your guests will never know!

Stuffing Frittata
It’s always tough to find a use for all of that leftover stuffing. Now you’ve got it! In only 15 minutes you can whip up this super easy frittata for a post-Thanksgiving breakfast.

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Turkey Bolognese
After all of the Thanksgiving indulgence, a simple bowl of pasta totally hits the spot. Put this simple dish at the top of your list of Thanksgiving leftover recipes.

Rustic Leftover Turkey Tart
This rustic tart gives your turkey a whole new life. Dressed up with blue cheese, pears, pecans and dried cranberries, it’s a scrumptious ode to the big feast that inspired it.


Curried Sweet Potato Soup
Keep the brisk fall chills at bay and make use of all those extra sweet potatoes with a rich, spicy curried soup.

Turkey & String Bean Pot Pies
The last thing you need on the day after Thanksgiving is a huge meal. These adorable potpies are the perfect snack-size morsel.


Leftover Turkey Chili
Who can resist a big bowl of hot chili on a cold day? This is one of the best leftover Thanksgiving recipes because you can freeze it and thaw it out whenever you need a quick last-minute dish.

Cranberry Hazelnut Turkey Wellington
Turkey Wellington is one impressive entree. Serve up this gorgeous creation the day after wowing everyone with your Thanksgiving riches and you’ll never be able to get rid of your guests.


Thanks Benedict on Stuffing Cakes with Sage Hollandaise
This recipe definitely belongs on your post-Turkey Day breakfast menu. Stuffing cakes are the perfect vehicle for poached eggs topped with sage Hollandaise.

Savory Crepes with Thanksgiving Turkey & Stuffing
These crepes with turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing topped with gravy and cranberry sauce, make use of almost all of your leftovers in one shot. They’re perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

A Canadian dish that’s practically custom-made for Thanksgiving leftover recipes. All you need are roasted potatoes, or French fries, turkey, cheese curds and gravy. So greasy and so very delicious.

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