Tired of boring repeat meals after a large turkey dinner? Check out these unique and easy meals to use up those leftovers. Your family will thank you!
#1 - Red Curry with Turkey, Sweet Potato, and Baby Bok Choy. This amazing dish will warm you up from the inside out on those cold winter days.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.healthygreenkitchen.com/red-curry-with-turkey-sweet-potato-and-baby-bok-choy.html
#2 - Turkey Pot Pie. Turkey is a great twist on the classic chicken pot pie. Make one big pie or several small ones—you can’t go wrong either way!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://somekitchenstories.com/2012/11/23/turkey-pot-pie/
#3 - Turkey Tetrazzini. This dish was made for chicken, but leftover turkey is a great substitute. Named after a famous opera singer, tetrazzini is a comfort food that will have you singing for more after you clean your plate!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://dailywaffle.com/2012/10/17/comfort-food-dead-ahead-chicken-tetrazzini/
#4 - Turkey Croquettes. These croquettes filled with leftover turkey are little deep fried nuggets sent straight from heaven.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.skinnytaste.com/baked-turkey-croquettes/
#5 - Turkey Casserole with Brown Rice. Casseroles are a classic way to use up leftovers for a reason—they’re delicious. This recipe is no exception!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.kalynskitchen.com/2009/11/brown-rice-casserole-recipe-with.html
#6 - Turkey Ramen Bowls. Instant ramen is a quick staple food, but can’t compare to this homemade recipe. This recipe is low sodium and low calorie as a bonus.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.savorynothings.com/turkey-ramen-bowls/
#7 - Leftover Turkey Eggs Benedict. Use up some of that leftover turkey in your breakfast and spare yourself from endless leftover dinners. It may seem weird to eat last night's dinner with your eggs, but the flavors don’t lie—this recipe works!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.closetcooking.com/2010/10/thanksgiving-eggs-benedict.html
#8 - Turkey Paella with Lemon-Soaked Paprika Aioli. This Spanish-inspired dish will make you feel like you’re on vacation. As a plus, it’s a great dish for sharing with family and friends!
Image and recipe courtesy of: https://www.skimbacolifestyle.com/2010/11/turkey-paella-with-lemon-smoked-paprika-aioli.html
#9 - Turkey Monte Cristo Sandwich. This is no ordinary leftover turkey sandwich! The Turkey Monte Cristo Sandwich uses sweet potatoes, brie cheese, and cranberry sauce to create a familiar but fantastic taste.
Image and recipe courtesy of: https://marlameridith.com/thanksgiving-leftovers-monte-cristo-sandwich-recipe/
#10 - Turkey Tamale Pie. Tamales. Turkey. What’s not to love? Everything is better covered in cheese after all.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.halfbakedharvest.com/one-pot-cheesy-turkey-tamale-pie/
#11 - Turkey Corn Chowder. This hearty soup only takes 30 minutes and one pot to cook. It couldn’t be easier.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://diethood.com/turkey-corn-chowder/
#12 - Turkey Pesto Panini. Panini. Turkey. Pesto. The title say it all. Delicious.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://damndelicious.net/2012/11/21/leftover-thanksgiving-turkey-pesto-panini/
#13 - Turkey Tortilla Soup. Turkey soup is a classic use of leftovers, but this is no classic turkey soup. Adjust the spice level to your taste, it’s amazing either way!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://laylita.com/recipes/2011/11/25/chicken-or-turkey-tortilla-soup-recipe/
#14 - Leftover Turkey Dinner Hash. These tasty delights look like latkes but are really an ingenious amalgamation of everything you served at your turkey dinner the night before. They’re tasty and use up those tricky leftovers.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.pickledplum.com/leftover-turkey-dinner-hash/
#15 - Turkey Spaghetti Bake. This twist on a casserole will not disappoint. This pasta bake is perfect for the holiday season. It doesn’t get better than this!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://whatsgabycooking.com/turkey-spaghetti-bake/