A ton of delicious uses for leftover turkey! These easy leftover turkey recipes will transform your holiday leftovers into tasty casseroles, soups, pasta dishes, and much more!
I know. Eating turkey for days on end after a holiday loses its appeal.
But what if you could repurpose that leftover Thanksgiving and Christmas turkey into something completely different?
There are actually a ton of uses for leftover turkey, and they taste nothing like the original version!
You can take your pulled turkey leftovers, and whip up a meal your family or houseguests will love.
They will be SO impressed by what a magical cook you are!
Plus, you’ll reduce food waste (and save on your grocery bill) when you transform your leftovers into several other meals.
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First, let’s cover a few simple guidelines.
How long is leftover turkey good for in the fridge?
Turkey is generally good for at least 3-4 days in the refrigerator. That should give you plenty of time to whip up some of these easy recipes.
Can you freeze leftover turkey?
Yes, you can TOTALLY freeze leftover turkey. In fact, that’s a great way to stretch it further.
Turkey stays good in the freezer for 3 months. Or a whole lot more if you use a Foodsaver! (Check out how to use a Foodsaver to save tons of money here.)
If you’re sick of cooking post-holiday, just pop your leftover turkey into the freezer. Then you can pull them out to create these recipes over the next few months.
How do you store leftover turkey?
Store your leftover turkey in zipper-style bags, or your favorite storage containers with tight-fitting lids.
Okay, ready for some deliciousness?
Let’s dive in!
45 Easy Leftover Turkey Recipes to Reinvent Your Holiday Leftovers
Leftover Turkey Pasta and Casserole Recipes:
Leftover Turkey Soups and Stews:
Ready to try some different uses for leftover turkey?
I hope this list of easy leftover turkey recipes has your mouth watering.
Not to mention give you an easy way to create a post-holiday meal plan.
The hardest part is just deciding which one to make first!
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