Thanksgiving and Christmas Leftover Recipes

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We love leftovers! In fact, leftovers are one of the best parts of a special Thanksgiving or Christmas meal! Here are quick and easy leftover recipes that recycle holiday food into new and delicious meals!

Leftover Recipes

Don’t forget, you can always open the fridge and make that extra turkey, ham, or roast beef into a hearty sandwich—with a little stuffing or cranberry sauce for flavor.

But if the meat lasts into another day, the question of what to do with it looms later.

These recipes offer ways to put leftovers to work:

Turkey Leftovers

Turkey-Stuffed Eggplant

Tarragon Turkey

Turkey Burritos


Tangy Turkey Salad

Turkey-Almond Casserole

Peel-a-Pound Soup

Day-After Turkey and Bulgur

Pot Pie

Day-After Turkey Hash


Potato Leftovers

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Potato Bread

Squash Leftovers

Squash Risotto

Squash Sticky Buns​

Leftover Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Nut Bread

Cranberry Roly Poly​

Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Stuffing Leftovers

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More Leftover Recipes

Ham Pilaf

Roast Beef Hash

Chicken and Rice Soup

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We never know what to do with

We never know what to do with leftovers.


Thank you all for these recipes!
every year we do the "reheat the turkey or make sandwiches" routine...
and every year it gets more & more boring.
But thanks to you, this year we will break the routine make something wonderful! TY !!

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