The Best of Thanksgiving // Leftover Recipes

One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is the leftovers! There’s so many ways to get creative and make the most out of the feast! This amazing list of leftover recipes will be sure to get your tastebuds tingling, from soups to sandwiches and pies to brownies!

Thai turkey leftover soup on a bowl with chopsticks

Thai Coconut Turkey Soup via The Endless Meal

Are you as giddy over this extra long weekend as I am?  This fall has been filled with working weekends and a traveling husband, so we have been counting down to today for a very long time!  Before we lose you to the holiday, we wanted to leave you with a few ideas for using those inevitable Thanksgiving leftovers.

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes to beat the waste!

Did you know that $252 million dollars worth of turkey gets thrown away every Thanksgiving?  Not on our watch!  Consider making some of these recipes later this week and let’s do away with some of that waste.  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, y’all!  We will be posting the rest of this week, so check in when you can!

On with the recipes….!

Pasta nests with leftover turkey and cranberry

Pasta Nests via Steamy Kitchen

Soup served in a white bowl

Healing Vegetable Soup via The Bewitchin Kitchen

Brownies made with leftover cranberries

Cranberry Brownies via Jason and Shawnda

Chicken pot pies

Chicken Pot Pie (sub turkey) via Scrumptious and Sumptuous

Waffle sandwiches with leftover turkey and cranberry

Waffled Cranberry Cream Cheese Turkey Sandwiches via Neighborfood Blog

Thanksgiving leftover pizza on a white plate

Thanksgiving Pizza via The Cookie Writer

Leftover salad served in a white bowl

Thanksgiving Leftover Salad via Eat-Spin-Run-Repeat

Leftover stuffed squash recipe

Paleo Leftovers via The Primal Desire

Cranberry leftover parfait served in a glass

Orange Cranberry Parfait via Sweet Remedy 

Creative Thanksgiving leftover recipes!

I hope you’ve found some inspiration in these wonderful recipes! They all look so fantastic and I love how creative they are!

For more Thanksgiving inspiration:

Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Stew Recipe

A Thanksgiving Tradition: Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie

The Best of Thanksgiving // Appetizers

The Best of Thanksgiving / Stuffing

Do let me know if you try any of these leftover recipes – be sure to leave me a comment below! Do you have a favorite leftover recipe? Feel free to share that with me too!

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  1. OMG Thanksgiving Pizza.


  2. Cranberry brownies and cranberry waffle turkey sandwiches!!! Yummy for my tummy!

  3. Great choices! Thank you for linking up my Healing Soup! I appreciate it 🙂

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