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50 Leftover Turkey Recipes to Try with Your Kids

After the thrill of making the traditional turkey sandwich wears off, avoid turkey fatigue and offer your kids a lesson in variety. You will be inspired by these 50 ways to prepare cooked turkey. Some recipes you may recognize, and some may be totally new approaches for your family.

Why not get the kids involved? Show them this list. Take a poll. Ask them which meals sound tasty. Then let them hunt down recipes online. Design your own family favorites drawing from the results you create in your very own test kitchen. You will be amazed what you can do with this incredibly versatile bird.

What’s a cook to do with all of the leftover turkey after the Holidays has come and gone?

Go ahead and see what new family traditions you can create:

1.   Turkey Vegetable Soup

2.   Turkey à La King

3.   Turkey Chili

4.   Grilled Turkey, Cranberry and Brie

5.   Turkey Tetrazzini

6.   Turkey Sour Cream Enchiladas

7.   Hummus and Turkey Pinwheels

8.   Turkey Stroganoff

9.   Chopped Turkey Salad Sandwiches

10. Creamed Turkey on Biscuits

11. Turkey Pesto Pasta Salad

12. Cream of Turkey Soup

13. Turkey Noodle Casserole

14. Turkey Cobb Wraps

15. Turkey Macaroni and Cheese

16. Turkey Nachos

17. Chef Salad with Turkey

18. Turkey and Sausage Gumbo

19. Thai Red Curry Stir-Fry

20. Turkey Burritos

21. Turkey Tortilla Soup

22. Turkey Tacos

23. Baked Potatoes and Turkey

24. Turkey Manicotti

25. Turkey Tomato Curry

26. Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

27. Turkey, Bacon and Tomato Soup

28. Beer-Battered Turkey

29. Turkey Pot Pie

30. Turkey Mushroom and Bacon Puff Pastry Pockets

31. Turkey Hash

32. Turkey, Sausage and Mango Wraps

33. Turkey Pho

34. Turkey and White Bean Soup

35. Baked Turkey with Rice and Beans

36. Turkey Crunch Salad

37. BBQ Turkey Pizza

38. French Onion Turkey Casserole

39. Turkey Cranberry Strudel

40. Sweet Potato Turkey Frittata

41. Turkey Turnovers

42. Turkey Tamale Pie

43. Wild Rice and Turkey Casserole

44. Turkey Pepper Jack Grilled Cheese

45. Turkey Lasagna with Sage and Three Cheeses

46. Sweet and Spicy Turkey Curry Soup

47. Turkey Shawarma

48. Broccoli Cheese Orzo with Turkey

49. Spicy Turkey Soup with Chickpeas, Yogurt and Mint

50. Grilled Turkey, Cheddar and Apple Sandwiches

Christina’s favorite leftover turkey dish is Turkey Tetrazzini. But it can get tired year after year. So she will definitely be hunting down some new recipes this year.

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