8 Terrific Recipes for Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

Kristan Roland | Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

Let's talk turkey! Here are 8 of our favorite recipes that will have you looking at leftovers in a whole new light.

I have a love/hate relationship with leftover turkey. I love it for a day or two..or even three. But then it's just a thorn in my side.

Or should I say...a thorn in my refrigerator?

The family is inevitably sick of turkey by the Saturday after Thanksgiving. But I hate to see all that turkey go to waste! Not only are turkey's costly, but they aren't the easiest to cook. So I like to stretch those leftovers for as long as I can. Whether it's nestled in wraps that are tucked into lunchboxes, or simmered into yummy soup that can be frozen for a rainy day, we've got all kinds of amazing recipes to get those wheels turning.

Here are our favorites. For more cozy winter dinners, be sure to check out some of our cozy soups and stews and cast iron cooking recipes. We've got cold weather food covered!

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Kristan Roland

About Kristan

Kristan is known for her candy creations and hilarity on Confessions of a Cookbook Queen. We know where her true genius is, though: fanciful fanatical cupcake and cake creations!