8 Simple Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

I love the Thanksgiving meal!  From the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims all the way to our more modern take on it, Thanksgiving has me smitten. The tradition of enjoying friends and family as we count our blessings over some deliciousness is the perfect gathering. In fact, I love our Thanksgiving fodder so much I secretly wish our guests won’t devour everything so that we can have it for a few more meals.  Shhh, don’t tell anyone I said that.

The recipes I’m sharing below will also have you secretly wishing you had leftovers from your Thanksgiving meal.  My favorite recipes are the ones that get shared  in the end!

  • Thanksgiving Leftovers Ideas 1 of 9
    simple thanksgiving leftovers

    Looking for what to do with all your Thanksgiving dinner leftovers?  These ideas will have you set for lunch and dinner!

  • Turkey & White Cheddar w/ Caramelized Onions… 2 of 9
    thanksgiving leftovers

    Wow, this looks amazing!  Get the recipe at Foodie Crush!

  • Thanksgiving Bake 3 of 9
    thanksgiving bake

    You can easily use turkey instead of chicken for this recipe.  You can find this simple recipe at  Chef in Training.

  • Streussal Top Cranberry Muffins 4 of 9
    cranberry sauce streusel topped muffins

    I wish I would have thought of this before.  I personally love cranberry sauce, but we always have tons leftover. (I like to think it's because my Turkey is so juicy and moist.)  This yummy recipe is via Sweet and Crumbly

  • Cranberry Salsa 5 of 9
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    Once again, I would not have thought this up on my own.  I love how creative bloggers can get with leftovers!  You can find the recipe at How Sweet Eats.

  • Quinoa Sweet Potato Patties with Caramelized Onions 6 of 9
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    This is a great recipe to use up those leftover sweet potatoes!  You can even use mashed potatoes for this recipe. I'm a big fan of quinoa so I can't wait to try it.  You can get the recipe at Fabstastic Eats.

  • Turkey & Cranberry Quesadilla 7 of 9
    Turkey and Cranberry Quesadillas

    You can whip this up in no time for lunch or dinner using your leftovers from Thanksgiving.  You can find the recipe at Closet Cooking.

  • Stuffing Dumpling Soup 8 of 9
    stuffing dumpling soup

    This sounds delicious and is a great way to use up that stuffing.  You can find the recipe at Huffington Post.

  • Cranberry Turkey Enchiladas 9 of 9
    cranberry enchiladas

    I'm always up for a good twist on some of my favorite Mexican dishes!  You can find this recipe over at Recipe Girl

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