Every year after Thanksgiving is over, I’m faced with the problem of figuring out what to do with the massive amount of leftovers. It requires creativity to make new, exciting recipes from the classic turkey and stuffing that can get old. Wanting to help you make the most of your leftovers, I’ve created a list of unique recipes that people will be begging to try!  

  1. Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole

A great way to use all of the turkey, potatoes and stuffing that your family couldn’t quite finish. This is a common use for Thanksgiving leftovers in many households.

  1. Turkey Thai Curry

Using your leftovers to make curry may seem a bit out there, but don’t turn away too quickly. This recipe is a great way to use up your leftover turkey while steering far from the Thanksgiving taste.

  1. Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Shepard’s Pie

As a lover of Shepard’s Pie, what better way to use turkey, veggies and mashed potatoes to put a Thanksgiving twist on this classic dish?

  1. Leftover Thanksgiving Stuffed Waffles

Why are Thanksgiving leftovers only craved for lunch or dinner? These waffles are a unique option for breakfast. This recipe uses stuffing and gravy to make a hash brown-like waffle.

  1. Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich

Throwing everything on a piece of bread is a foolproof way to get rid of leftovers. Whether it’s for round two of lunch or dinner, Thanksgiving lovers bring back this classic every year.

  1. Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey and Stuffing Muffins

Another take on breakfast are these savory muffins! It mixes stuffing and turkey into one easy bite. Don’t be afraid to top with gravy or cranberry sauce.

  1. Turkey Cheese Dip

What pairs well with Thanksgiving? Football. This dish is a great game day snack and a new way to use some of that turkey.

  1. Thanksgiving in a Blanket

A spin on pigs in a blanket, this combination is the perfect way to use up your turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce in a delicious way.

  1. Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

This soup is an easy, low maintenance way to use your leftovers. In addition to that Thanksgiving turkey, this recipe requires ingredients you may have leftover from preparing your dishes. Things such as carrots, celery and chicken stock are a few of the staples in this dish perfect for a chilly fall day.

  1. Thanksgiving Leftovers Panini

Taking the classic leftover turkey sandwich to the next level is this tempting panini which combines turkey, stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce. This recipe mixes things up by adding muenster cheese to the mix, creating a warm, gooey panini you can’t pass up.