10 Recipes to Use Your Leftover Turkey

Leftovers: you either love them or you can do without them. Some people think the best part about a Thanksgiving meal is the leftovers and have a plan for how to use up the turkey and side dishes, while others need some fresh ideas. If you are looking for inspiration, here are a few of our favorite recipes and ideas for your leftover turkey:

  1. Add 1 cup of diced turkey to Fried Rice
  2. Try making Turkey Pasta Salad
  3. Try a Whole Meal Salad
  4. Have your kids try making Wraps Your Way
  5. Make a Grain Bowl
  6. Make a Casserole
  7. Try making a Stuffed Squash
  8. Make a Skillet Saute  
  9. Make Soup
  10. Try turkey tacos using our Taco Seasoning Mix

Remember to use or freeze cooked meat or poultry leftovers within 3 to 4 days to reduce your risk of foodborne illness. 


By: Kate Yerxa, Extension Professor and EFNEP Coordinator