34 Delicious Ways to Use Up Leftover Turkey After Thanksgiving
On the day after Thanksgiving, do you find yourself wondering what in the world you’re going to do with all of that leftover turkey? You’re not alone. There’s the requisite turkey and cranberry sandwich, and perhaps a pot of turkey soup. (Don’t forget to use that carcass for turkey stock!) But for some of us, that barely puts a dent into all those turkey leftovers.
Don’t lose hope! The ways to repurpose the turkey — without eating the same dish for days on end — are not only endless, but superbly tasty. It does take a little inspiration and creativity, but that’s where you have us.
A good back pocket strategy that never fails is to treat turkey like chicken (they do have similar flavor profiles, after all). With the options to use turkey when a recipe calls for cooked or rotisserie chicken, the possibilities now feel limitless. So this year, get inventive and have some fun with those leftovers.
Here are 34 leftover turkey recipes to get you hyped up.