Explore a world of culinary possibilities with your leftover turkey. From turkey quesadillas to savory curry, these inventive recipes breathe fresh life into your holiday feast, ensuring that nothing goes to waste. Enjoy a delightful transformation of your Thanksgiving leftovers.

Turkey Pot Pie

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Savor a warm, home-cooked meal with this double-crust delight, crafted from simple ingredients, including leftover roast turkey. Perfect for a family dinner, especially around the holidays! Get the recipe: Turkey Pot Pie.

Leftover Turkey Quesadillas

Leftover turkey quesadillas with various salsa on the side.
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Transform those turkey leftovers into scrumptious quesadillas. Simply shred or cut your turkey, melt cheese on tortillas, and add beans and salsa. Enjoy with guacamole and pico de gallo for a delicious meal. Get the recipe: Leftover Turkey Quesadillas.

Turkey Tamale Pie

Turkey tamale pie in a pan.
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Delight in a turkey tamale pie, a delightful leftover Thanksgiving treat. Savor the rich turkey, savory gravy, and homemade cornbread. An unbeatable combination that’s too good to save for the holidays! Get the recipe: Turkey Tamale Pie.

Leftover Turkey Enchiladas

A slice of turkey leftover enchiladas on a plate.
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Turn leftover turkey into an unexpected delight with this butternut squash enchiladas recipe. Sweet squash meets spicy enchilada flavors in a cheesy, unforgettable fusion that’s perfect any time of year. Get the recipe: Leftover Turkey Enchiladas.

Leftover Turkey Banh Mi Baguette

Turkey banh mi baguette on top of a parchment paper.
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Indulge in an extraordinary sandwich! Pile leftover turkey, zesty pickled carrots, fresh herbs, and, if you like, some spicy chili onto a crispy baguette. It’s a holiday delight! Get the recipe: Leftover Turkey Banh Mi Baguette.

Turkey Thai Curry

Leftover turkey thai curry on top of rice.
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Transform your leftover turkey into a quick and flavorful delight with Turkey Thai Curry! In just 20 minutes, blend Thai curry paste, peppers, lemongrass, and turkey for a vibrant twist. Serve it over rice for a refreshing change from the usual leftover fare. Get the recipe: Turkey Thai Curry.

Turkey and Chicken Cranberry Sliders

Stack of turkey and chicken cranberry sliders.
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Enjoy a crowd-pleasing delight with these sliders, using simple ingredients like leftover turkey or deli slices, cranberry sauce, honey Dijon mustard, and more! A scrumptious lunch or party appetizer awaits. Get the recipe: Turkey Chicken Cranberry Sliders.

Instant Pot Turkey Soup

A bowl of instant pot turkey soup.
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Enjoy the deliciousness of holiday leftovers with this easy Instant Pot soup. Use leftover turkey, homemade broth, and a mix of veggies and herbs for a heartwarming, healthy bowl of comfort. Get the recipe: Instant Pot Turkey Soup.

Turkey Patties

A stack of turkey patties on a plate.
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Transform leftover turkey into mouthwatering turkey patties in just 20 minutes. Cook them on the stovetop or in an air fryer. Perfect for gluten-free and low-carb diets. Kids adore them too. Enjoy! Get the recipe: Turkey Patties.

Leftover Turkey Chili

Leftover turkey chili oil on a bowl with garnish on top.
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Transform Thanksgiving leftovers into a hearty Turkey Chili! Bursting with spices, veggies, and beans, this quick, one-pot meal is ready in 15 minutes. Top it with lime juice and your favorite toppings for a delicious, cozy treat! Get the recipe: Leftover Turkey Chili.

Leftover Turkey Carbonara

Plates of leftover turkey carbonara with garnish on top.
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Try this quick pasta recipe featuring leftover turkey, parmesan, and bacon, ready in 15 minutes! It’s a family favorite, offering a delicious twist on traditional carbonara. Enjoy a quick and easy meal without the hassle! Get the recipe: Leftover Turkey Carbonara.

Dutch Oven Turkey Chili

Dutch oven turkey chili on a bowl.
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Revive Thanksgiving leftovers with this rich Dutch Oven Turkey Chili. Abundant in well-balanced flavors, it’s the perfect solution for a hearty, no-fuss cold-weather meal. Get the recipe: Dutch Oven Turkey Chili.

Easy Mushroom Dinner Recipes

Chicken with Mushroom wine sauce on a skillet
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Looking for quick and delicious dinner ideas? Try these amazing mushroom recipes that are packed with flavor and perfect for busy weeknights. Go to Easy Mushroom Dinner Recipes.

Maricruz Avalos Flores is a Mexican cook and photographer living in Italy where she shares authentic Mexican & Italian recipes that can be easily made at home using easy-to-find ingredients.

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