21 Easy Leftover Turkey Recipes

Easy Leftover Turkey Casserole Recipe

Ahhhh The Holidays! I am one of those people that can and will eat turkey any time of the year (And I do!) , not just on holidays! Turkey is such a versatile protein. and if you are feeding a family on a budget, a utility turkey can go along way when it comes to saving money on your meal planning.  If you have been left wondering what to do with that left over holiday bird,  then you will LOVE these 21 leftover turkey recipes. 

Easy Leftover Turkey Casserole Recipe

This super easy leftover turkey casserole recipe from Dinner Then Desert is a super simple meal to cook for a crowd. 

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Just replace the chicken with shredded or chopped cooked leftover turkey and you have a quick & easy, budget friendly meal for the family. 

Keto Bacon Ranch Turkey Salad

Check out some of the other low carb / keto recipes from Joy Filled Eats.

She has several other recipes, like Turkey Pot Pie that you can use your leftover turkey for another quick and easy keto friendly meal.

Easy Keto Bacon Ranch Chicken Salad
Instant Pot Enchilada Soup

This is a great recipe to warm you up on a cold winter day! It is also keto diet friendly!

Instant Pot Turkey Enchilada Soup

I love my Instant Pot for quick and easy family meals. If you don’t already own one, I suggest you head over to Amazon and get one stat! ( Don’t forget to use this handy cash back app before you shop online! ( US Cash Back) (Canadian Cash Back) 

As busy mom, wife and entrepreneur , I really appreciate time savers and you can create a delicious , hearty meal in under 30 minutes with an instant pot.

Lauren from Delicious Little Bites shows you a great way to use up those turkey leftovers with this simple, nutritious , healthy turkey quinoa bowl.

Healthy Turkey Quinoa Bowl

This is another great pack ahead meal … save time meal planning with easy leftover turkey recipes.

Thanksgiving Leftover Empanada Recipe

I LOVE this beautifully creative recipe from Delicious Table! It is such a beautiful way to use Thanksgiving Or Christmas leftovers. They are pretty enough to take to any Holiday party! 

Thanksgiving Leftover Empanadas

Just pick up a hand pie maker and some little cookie cutter molds for the embelishments and you have a beautifully presented dish made from store bought pie crust and leftovers!


Another awesome low carb recipe from Joy Filled Eats!

This soup is easily adapted for stovetop, crockpot or Instant Pot Recipe.

You could also throw it all in to a dutch oven and toss it in the oven! How simple is that?

Easy Leftover Over Keto Turkey Soup

Keto Turkey Mushroom Casserole Recipe - Easy Keto recipe using turkey leftovers

This creamy turkey mushroom bake from Savory Tooth is a real crowd pleaser! 

There are so many options to create quick, keto friendly meals and this one definitely sits high up on my list of favorites!

Creamy Keto Mushroom Turkey Casserole

These turkey sliders are an amazing quick lunch or dinner. Just add a soup or salad and you have a quick meal using up those leftovers! 

Thanksgiving Turkey Leftover Sliders

These are even better than those little burgers from White Castle. Great for a realxing Holiday lunch.

Delicious Thanksgiving Turkey Leftover Sliders
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Left over Thanksgiving Turkey? Try this twist on the Quesidilla!

Kristen from A Mindfull Mom got it right with this twist on the Quesidilla! 

Jazz it up with some spicy jalapeno and cream cheese for some extra flavor depth!

Thanksgiving Turkey Leftover Quesidillas

Tea of the month made simple

This is such a great easy keto friendly meal idea! Perfect for a take out lunch or working lunch ( you know those ones where you pick at lunch while you work) 

This is a great meal planning idea , just pre-assemble in reusable containers or layer in a mason jar and you have an easy to go lunch.

Easy Keto Turkey Cobb Salad

Check out some of the other great recipes from Countryside Cravings!

Leftover Turkey Cobb Salad

Kristen from Yellow Bliss Road nailed it with this super simple recipe. 

This is so good! It is Sheperds Pie meets Turkey Pot Pie and such a tasty combination!

Leftover Turkey Sheperds Pie 

Easily make this low carb by substituting the mashed potatoes for faux mashed potatoes made from cauliflower.


As good and comforting as Plain Jain Turkey sandwich is, why settle for boring when you can have this fun , tasty version?

I love to add a little fresh bell pepper , jalapenos and red onion to really jazz it up!

Chip0tle Ranch Turkey , Avocado & Bacon Flatbread

Thanksgiving Turkey Leftover Sandwich Ideas
No Boring Turkey Sandwich here!

This is another step up from mundane Holiday leftovers! 

For a little added spiciness , add some fresh baby radish greens.

Ultimate Leftover Turkey Clubhouse Sandwich

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Us foodies love to kick it up a notch and this recipe from Half Baked Harvest does just that!

One Pot Cheesy Turkey Tamale Pie

Add a fresh baby greens salad with some heirloom tomotoes, organic radish and fresh garden herbs for a simple weeknight dinner.

Jazz Up Your Holiday Leftovers!

Nothing is more comforting than a bowl of fresh homemade soup and this slow cooked leftover turkey pot pie soup is an alltime favorite!

Slow Cooked Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Soup Recipe

This Low Carb , quick and easy casserole is a great way to use up your Christmas Turkey Leftovers!

Keto Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Low Carb PArmesan Chicken Casserole

These turkey dumplings are great on the go! Pop 1 or 2 of these alongside a fresh garden salad and have a nice light lunch.

Left Over Turkey Dumplings

I have never been a fan of traditional dumplings but these are so light and flaky and are more like a croissant.

Spice it up with a little gourmet hot sauce and your favorite festive beverage for a nice Holiday snack.

This recipe from An Edible Mosaic take leftovers to a whole ‘ notha level!

This dish needs nothing more than a simple side salad for a competely satisfying meal.

Low Carb Chicken Enchilladas

Dinner is served! Low Carb Chicken Enchiladas
Easy Peasy Low Carb Turkey & Bacon Chowder

Another comforting winter recipe using leftover turkey.

Smoky Turkey Bacon Chowder

Serve with a fresh french baguette for a simple week day meal.


Royal Rose - Organic Simple Syrup

These amped up crescent rolls make a great lunch on the go!

Awesome Lunch On The Go! Turkey & Stuffing Crescent Rolls

If you ask my husband, crescents are a food that was made to be to be stuffed!  And this really hits the spot!

Add a little hot sauce for a buffalo turkey version.

Keto Low Carb Cheesy Mushroom Turkey Spaghetti Squash is full of three cheeses, mushrooms, and plenty of flavor!

This is such a great fall/winter recipe. It is a great way to make use of your freshly picked fall harvest vegetables.

Low Carb Cheesy Mushroom Turkey Spagetti Squash

*Substitute with another squash , zucchini or eggplant.

These amped up crescent rolls make a great lunch on the go!

Low Carb Cheesy Mushroom Turkey Spaghetti Squash

Do you have a favorite recipe for using up your Holiday leftovers? Let me know in the comments below.

2 Comments on “21 Easy Leftover Turkey Recipes

    • Lipsticks & Lavender

      Glad you like them! If you haven’t been able to tell , I LOVE turkey, it is by far my favorite protein! So versatile and budget friendly when it comes to meal planning!

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