15+ Leftover Turkey Recipes

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If you just baked a whole juicy turkey in the oven and ended up with some leftovers, this post is for you. We’ve collected 15 turkey recipes to help you use up all that extra turkey. Learn how to make some of the most popular leftover turkey recipes from soups, pasta, casseroles, and more.

Turkey Leftovers Recipes

If Thanksgiving is over and you end up with some leftovers, these recipes are the best for you. Forget about reheating the leftovers and eating them with a side dish. After you read this post will see that you can make some mouthwatering and interesting recipes using turkey leftovers.

You will be surprised to see how many recipes you can make using turkey leftovers. Starting from casseroles, soups, pizza, sandwiches, and more, this round-up will help you to make creative recipes that your entire family will love.

Ideas For Using Leftovers Turkey

If you have some leftover turkey meat, you need to know that many recipes call for them. Here are some of the best leftover turkey recipes:

  • You can use them to make some delicious casseroles.
  • They can be a great main ingredient in sandwiches.
  • Make some delicious keto wraps for school or work.
  • You can also make delicious soups or chili recipes using the leftover turkey.

How Long Is It Still Safe To Eat Leftover Turkey?

You may store your turkey leftovers in the refrigerator for about 4 to 5 days. However, if you choose to freeze your leftovers, they will keep for approximately 3 months.

How Can You Tell If Leftovers Turkey Are Bad?

The best method is to check and smell the turkey meat. So if they have a sour smell and a slimy texture, you need to know that you have to throw them in the trash.

How To Freeze The Leftovers Turkey

When you want to freeze the turkey leftovers, you will have to remove the meat from the bones and put them in a sealed container in the freezer for up to one month.

To reheat them, ensure that you thaw them overnight in the fridge.

15+ Leftover Turkey Recipes 1

Low Carb Leftover Turkey Chili

Here is a wonderful low carb leftover turkey chili that will blow your socks off. It uses leftover turkey from Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. A great option when you are on a low carb diet, this recipe is healthy, delicious and full of flavor. And guess what? It is extremely easy to make!
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One-Pot Leftover Turkey Soup (keto + low carb)

This One-Pot Leftover Turkey Soup is an easy way to use up leftover turkey! It’s low-carb and ready in under 20 minutes!
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Low Carb Leftover Turkey Soup

This is a low-carb version of a great leftover turkey soup. It’s a delicious homemade soup that your family will love.
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Creamy Low Carb Turkey Stew

This easy to make creamy low carb turkey stew is the ideal way to use up that leftover holiday turkey, but can easily be adapted to use leftover chicken for a delicious weeknight meal the whole family will love.
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What can you do with leftover turkey? Make this delicious Keto Turkey Casserole! It is filling without being too heavy, making it perfect for a post-holiday dinner. With limited hands-on time, this delightful casserole is flavor-packed and guaranteed to keep your tastebuds happy.
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Low-Carb Leftover Turkey Casserole

This recipe for Low-Carb Leftover Turkey Casserole boasts loads of bacon, broccoli, and blue cheese! It’s a delicious way to give leftover turkey a fresh, new, facelift. This turkey casserole can work for low-carb, keto, gluten-free, grain-free, diabetic, LC/HF, and Banting diets.
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Keto Chicken Enchilada Casserole is the Tex-Mex Cheese dream you’ve been craving! Made with pantry staples like cheese, cream cheese, rotisserie chicken and enchilada sauce, this easy keto dinner recipe comes together in just 25 minutes. Perfect for an easy weeknight meal to use up leftover chicken or turkey.
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Keto Broccoli Casserole With Turkey

A terrific use of holiday leftovers, this keto Broccoli Casserole with Turkey is a warm, hearty, and satisfying dish that will impress everyone without you breaking a sweat in the kitchen!
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Keto Leftover Turkey Dinner Pizza Recipe

Getting tired of your holiday turkey dinner leftovers? Dress them up as a pizza with this keto-friendly ham leftover turkey dinner pizza recipe. I call it a recipe, but really it's more of a concept that you can take and run with.
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Leftover Turkey Nachos

These Leftover Turkey Nachos are perfect if you have remaining food from Thanksgiving and you want to put it to use in a dish that isn’t boring! Mix and add all of your favorite nacho toppings.
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Leftover Turkey and Vegetable Frittata

This Leftover Turkey and Vegetable Frittata will turn Thanksgiving leftovers into another delicious meal you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner! It's gluten-free, keto-friendly and completely customizable depending on what's in your fridge.
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This no-cook paleo pasta is made with zucchini noodles and creamy artichoke cashew sauce. It only takes about 20 minutes and is a perfect quick meal that is healthy and nutritious. Gluten-free, Whole30, Keto, Low-Carb.
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Spruce up your Thanksgiving leftovers with the super simple sandwich. It has all the flavors of a Thanksgiving dinner and only takes minutes to make!
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Keto Stuffing Waffles with Thanksgiving Leftovers!

These keto stuffing waffles are the perfect way to eat those Thanksgiving leftovers. Easy to whip up in just 10 minutes.And you can top them with leftover turkey and cranberry sauce.
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Low Carb, Keto Leftover Turkey Salad

This low carb, keto leftover turkey salad is the perfect way to use up your Thanksgiving leftovers! Shredded turkey is mixed with celery, onion, bacon and mayonnaise to create a tasty and satisfying salad!
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