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 that 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.)

Looking for what to do with all your Thanksgiving dinner leftovers?  These ideas will have you set for days:

1. Turkey and White Cheddar with Caramelized Onions

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Wow, this looks amazing!

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2. Thanksgiving Bake

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You can easily use turkey instead of chicken for this recipe.

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3. Streusel Top Cranberry Muffins

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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.)

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4. Cranberry Salsa

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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!

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5. Quinoa Sweet Potato Patties with Caramelized Onions

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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.

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6. Turkey and Cranberry Quesadillas

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You can whip this up in no time for lunch or dinner using your leftovers from Thanksgiving.

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7. Stuffing Dumpling Soup

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This sounds delicious and is a great way to use up that stuffing.

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8. Cranberry Turkey Enchiladas

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I’m always up for a good twist on some of my favorite Mexican dishes!

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