Thanksgiving Leftovers: 50 Totally Awesome Recipes

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Totally Awesome? Sure why not! My inner Valley Girl is telling me to tell you that these are completely genius ways to use up those Thanksgiving Leftovers.

We look forward with great anticipation for turkey day. When it finally rolls around we feast in gratitude. We eat until our bellies are full. Leftovers are great the first time around. After that tastebuds can tire from the monotony.

I have sourced these Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes from around the web ~ curated just for you so you know what to do with all of that food after the big day….

Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza on

Appetizers/Lite Bites

No bite is too small to pack in a boost of Thanksgiving.


Start the day with Thanksgiving!


What’s totally awesome about pizza is that you can layer on all kinds of toppings ~ even your Thanksgiving leftovers.


A basic turkey burger becomes way more fabulous with Thanksgiving toppings.

Casseroles and Pies

Use up many ingredients at one time with a hearty, comfort food pie or casserole.

Thanksgiving Turkey Monte Cristo Sandwich on


Classic meets fabulous ~ pasta mingles perfectly with leftovers.

Sandwiches & Wraps

All kinds of fillings, spreads and fun in these wraps, sandwiches and pitas.

Thanksgiving Tostadas Two Ways on


Serve for brunch, lunch or dinner.

Soup & Chili

Classic, warm & comforting bowls of soup with a splash of  Thanksgiving thrown in.


Fun, playful twists with Southwest & Mexican flair.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Corn Flakes Topping | #Thanksgiving #glutenfree #holiday


All kinds of sweet treats can be made with sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and more! Dig in.

~ Marla Meridith

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38 thoughts on “Thanksgiving Leftovers: 50 Totally Awesome Recipes

    1. Oh great Averie! Can’t wait to see your post tomorrow. Hope you are all doing great too. Can’t wait to read up on your Barbados adventures 🙂

  1. Hi, Marla! Thanks for having included my Turkey Pot Pie among your 50 totally awesome Thanksgiving leftovers recipes.
    You have a beautiful blog full of yummy recipes. I am glad that one of mine is here. Have a very happy Thaksgiving!!!

  2. Thanks for this! We ALWAYS get a lot of leftovers, and it’s great to just have a list to check on what to do with them.

  3. I really love all your round up of recipes! You really put a lot of work into them. I know how hard they can be. But it is so great to get all of these ideas of what you can do 🙂 Cant wait to make some of these with the leftovers!!

  4. The leftovers are one of my favorite parts about Thanksgiving! Love this round up and have found many recipes I want to make. And thanks for the link love!