One of the best things about the holidays is all of the food. Obviously seeing friends, family and loved ones is what the holidays are all about, but what’s better than a giant feast to go with that?
Unfortunately, that giant feast might not get completely eaten. And then someone is stuck (blessed?) with the leftovers. It can get a bit tiring to eat the same leftovers over and over, and lots of people are creating all sorts of new and interesting ways to recreate their holiday dishes.
A few days ago, I gave you a few different ways to cook up your turkey for a big holiday meal. Now, I’m bringing you LOADS of ways to use up that turkey. After the dessert has been served, the table cleaned up and the guests have gone home, check out these recipes. That turkey won’t be filling up your fridge for too long!
This one-dish recipe is a snap for post-holiday dinners: Turkey Pesto Roll-Ups from Pillsbury.
Use up more than just the turkey with this Turkey and Cranberry BBQ Sauce Pizza from Recipe Runner.
Or why not use up holiday leftovers with these Turkey & Cranberry Quesadillas from Little Dairy On the Prairie?
Use your leftover turkey to make one scrumptious brunch with this Leftover Turkey Frittata from Diethood.
Spice it up with this One-Pot Cheesy Turkey Tamale Pie from Half Baked Harvest.
Use your leftover turkey in this easy Slow Cooker Turkey and Butternut Squash Chili from Bless This Mess.
Turn your turkey into this fresh, healthy and flavourful Hearty Avocado & Turkey Salad with Greek Dressing from The Weeknight Chef.
Cook up the leftover turkey with new flavours in this Turkey Pho from Cook the Story.
Don’t you love a good hash? Try out this Turkey Hash from Creole Contessa.
Pack yourself a delicious lunch with this Leftover Turkey Salad Sliders from The Frugal Mom.
Whip up some finger food with these delicious Leftover Turkey Taquitos from Bless This Mess.
Add nutritious flavour with this Turkey Black Bean Quinoa Bake from SimplyRecipes.
Use up your leftover turkey by making this dinner (or snack) – Spicy Turkey Nachos from My Kitchen Craze.
Heart-warming comfort food for the win. Check out this Turkey Pot Pie from Sugar Spun Run.
Who doesn’t love fried food? Use your leftover turkey to whip up these Beer Battered Deep Fried Turkey from Rock Recipes.
Whip up scrumptious appetizers: Cheesy Leftover Turkey and Mashed Potato Bites from TODAY.com.
Look at the beautiful flavour in this Turkey Thai Curry from Simply Stacie!
Build up your strength with this Turkey Tetrazzini from She Wears Many Hats.
These Turkey Santa Fe Lettuce Wraps from Skinnytaste would make a great post-holiday lunch!
Comfort food at its finest: Creamed Turkey Over Biscuits from The Frugal Foodie Mama.
Turn one family favourite into another with this Leftover Turkey Shepherd’s Pie from Baked by Rachel.
Combine all of your favourites with this Leftover Turkey Pot Pie with Cheddar Biscuit Crust from Just a Taste.
If your leftovers can last long enough, celebrate Taco Tuesday with these Roasted Butternut Squash & Turkey Tacos from Marla Meridith.
For the turkey and any other holiday foods, use this handy infographic to make sure you’re storing food safely.
I hope you and your loved ones have a fabulous holiday season and that these recipes are useful to you! Let me know in the comments which recipes you enjoyed in particular.