Recipe Index: Turkey Leftovers
Cajun Turkey Pot Pie
A pot pie made with turkey leftovers and flavored with Cajun spices, onions, celery and green pepper.
Chipotle Turkey Pozole
Serve your turkey leftovers with a Mexican flair. Turkey pozole hominy soup seasoned with smokey chipotle chiles.
Chipotle Turkey Salad
Give your turkey leftovers a gentle smokey kick with a turkey salad seasoned with chipotle powder and jalapeños.
Crispy Turkey Bacon
Turkey skins, seasoned with salt and pepper, and baked until crispy. Use like bacon!
Curry Turkey Salad
Curried turkey salad with apple, raisins or dried cranberries, green onions, celery, cilantro, honey, ground ginger, curry, mayo and yogurt.
Hot Turkey Sandwich
Hot turkey sandwich. The easiest way to prepare turkey leftovers, as an open-faced sandwich, topped with leftover turkey and gravy.
Lemon Pesto Turkey Pasta
Bowtie pasta tossed with lemon zest, basil pesto, and leftover turkey, carbonara style
Mom’s Turkey Soup
Classic turkey soup recipe. Every Thanksgiving my mother takes what's left of the turkey carcass and makes a delicious turkey soup that we enjoy for days.
Spicy Turkey Soup with Yogurt, Chickpeas, and Mint
A great way to use up turkey leftovers. Spicy Turkish soup with a yogurt and turkey stock base, chickpeas, rice, cayenne, paprika, mint, and lemon.
Toasted Turkey Cranberry Arugula Sandwich
Toasted turkey sandwich with arugula and cranberry. Many more turkey sandwich ideas from readers in the comments.
Great for Thanksgiving leftovers, this turkey chili recipe uses shredded turkey meat, kidney beans, onion, garlic, tomatoes and chili. Garnish with grated cheddar and chopped red onion.
Turkey enchiladas made with leftover cooked turkey, homemade chili sauce, onions, black beans, and Monterey jack cheese. Topped with red onions, avocado, and cilantro.
Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Pickled Onions
Two slices of light rye bread, sauteed in butter, with slices of jack cheese, leftover turkey, arugula and pickled onions.
Turkey Mushroom Risotto
An Italian-inspired rice dish using leftover turkey, mushrooms, sage and a little fresh goat cheese.
Turkey Noodle Casserole
Turkey noodle casserole with egg noodles, leftover turkey, shallots, celery, and a white sauce with Gruyere, mustard, and tarragon.
Turkey Soup with Lemon and Barley
Turkey soup made with chopped leftover turkey, onions, garlic, barley, herbs, turmeric, cumin, and ginger.
Turkey Stroganoff recipe made with turkey leftovers, mushrooms, thyme and sour cream.
Turkey Tacos with Cranberry Salsa
Turkey tacos recipe with cranberry salsa. Another great way to use up Thanksgiving turkey leftovers.
Turkey tetrazzini recipe, a turkey casserole with egg noodles, mushrooms, peas, Parmesan and Swiss cheeses, cream, bread crumbs and turkey.