Unique Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

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The season that everyone loves is finally here! For sure, you have grandiose plans for this coming Thanksgiving and you will be very busy for the days to come. The long days of cooking, cleaning and prepare your table is almost here and for sure, you have some amazing meal line up for your thanksgiving dinner.

When the hullaballoo is done and over with, all you will be left with are dirty dishes, messy house and leftover Thanksgiving dinner. While we cannot help you with the cleaning and dishwashing, we have some amazing ideas on what you can do with your Thanksgiving left overs, here are some recipe ideas to try:

Breakfast Recipes

Thanksgiving dishes for your breakfast the morning after? Why not! Here are some ways on how you can turn your turkey leftovers to a delicious breakfast!

Turkey vegetable hash

Anyone would surely love to make the most out of their leftover turkey. Well, this Thanksgiving dish can be transformed to a healthy breakfast dish by adding some potatoes, pepper, vegetables and spices. This dish is best served hot with a fried egg on top. For the complete list of ingredients and cooking instructions, please head to An Edible Mosaic.

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Thanksgiving Leftover Breakfast Biscuits

If you love sandwiches and turkey dishes, then this is the perfect recipe for you. This dish combines all the ingredients that remind you of Thanksgiving—cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and turkey. It’s like waking up to another Thanksgiving party!For the complete list of ingredients and cooking instructions, please head to How Sweet Eats.

If breakfast is not your thing, you may want to try some lunch thanksgiving turkey recipes instead.

Lunch Recipes

Not anyone would wake up early the morning after Thanksgiving. After a long and relaxing sleep, start your day with delicious leftover turkey recipes.

Thanksgiving Leftover Nachos

If you are tired of eating cranberry sauce and turkey, this is one great way to reinvent your usual Thanksgiving recipe. Anyone loves nachos and this one comes with an amazing twist. The turkey has Mexican spices, the cranberry sauce becomes a fruity salsa and there are jalapenos and cheese everywhere. Who can say no to that? For the complete list of ingredients and cooking instructions, please head to Chow Hound.

Thanksgiving Leftover Macaroni & Cheese

Mac & Cheese is America’s favorite comfort food. If you think that your Thanksgiving meal already has everything you need, think again. This dish will definitely tell you what you have been missing all along—lots of melted cheese! This dish is best cooked using a good quality skillet. For the complete list of ingredients and cooking instructions, please head to Food Republic.

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Turkey Cranberry Strudel with Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

This strudel contains an explosion of flavors inside—melted cheese, hint of rosemary, squash, cranberries and turkey. If you think that this recipe is quite complicated, think again. All you need for this is puff pastry and your cranberry sauce and you are good to go. For the complete list of ingredients and cooking instructions, please head to Recipe Girl.

If you wish to take a break from turkey and cranberry sauce recipes, then have something else for lunch and breakfast the next day and go back to your first love during dinnertime.

Dinner Recipes

Dinner is the best meal time of the day. It is the perfect time for you to bond and reminisce the happenings during last night’s Thanksgiving party over leftover turkey, mashed potato and cranberry sauce.

Thanksgiving Turkey Pot Pie

Well, there is no better way to re-hash turkey leftover than a turkey casserole recipe. This very easy, no-fuss pot pie is one dish that no one can resist. All you need is a wide oval oven and a flaky puff pastry and you are set to go. For the complete list of ingredients and cooking instructions, please head to Damn Delicious.

Sweet Potato & Caramelized Onion Shells Recipe

Cheese, potatoes and onions—these make up the anatomy of the perfect post-Thanksgiving meal. For this recipe, you will just need a good baking dish to make the cooking process a whole lot easier. For the complete list of ingredients and cooking instructions, please head to Taste of Home.

For the complete post-Thanksgiving menu, whip your leftover Thanksgiving dinner to delicious desserts!

Dessert Recipes

Dessert lovers will surely fall in love at first bite with these amazing Thanksgiving leftover dessert recipes.

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Cranberry Sauce Cheesecake brownies

Cranberry sauce on a layer of fudgy chocolatey brownies topped off with rich cream cheese topping—this is one dish that is to die for! For the complete list of ingredients and cooking instructions, please head to Damn Delicious.

Baked Sweet Potato Pudding

After the holidays, you will surely have lots of leftover sweet potatoes. Many people always skip the sweet potatoes dish but when you turn it into a delicious pudding topped off with any flavor of ice cream, your children will surely fight over it. For the complete list of ingredients and cooking instructions, please head to Taste of Home.

Cranberry Sauce Upside Down Cake

If you have a few cans of cranberry sauce lying around, then you should put it to good use by creating this decadent upside down cake. This is surely a crave-worthy dessert! Make sure your cake plates are all set for this delicious meal. For the complete list of ingredients and cooking instructions, please head to Katherine Martinelli.

So, what are you waiting for? Make sure you turn your leftovers into more tasty and delicious dishes with the leftover recipes that we have provided above!