Beyond The Good Ol’ Sandwich, 50 Leftover Turkey Recipes To Try With Your Kids

by Christine Katz


 

After the thrill of the traditional Black Friday sandwiches 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 sounds 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 Thanksgiving dinner has come and gone?
 
Go ahead and see what new family traditions you can create.
 
1. Turkey Vegetable Soup
2. Turkey A La King
3. Turkey Chili
4. Grilled Turkey, Cranberry & Brie 
5. Turkey Tetrazzini
6. Turkey Sour Cream Enchiladas
7. Hummus & 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 Mac N’ Cheese
16. Turkey Nachos
17. Chef Salad With Turkey
18. Turkey & Sausage Gumbo
19. Thai Red Curry Stir-fry
20. Turkey Burritos
21. Southwest Turkey Tortilla Soup
22. Turkey Tacos
23. Baked Potatoes & Turkey
24. Turkey Manicotti
25. Turkey Tomato Curry
26. Turkey Shepherd’s Pie
27. Turkey, Bacon & Tomato Soup
28. Beer-battered Turkey
29. Turkey Pot Pie
30. Turkey Mushroom & Bacon Puff Pastry Pockets 
31. Turkey Hash
32. Turkey, Sausage & Mango Wraps
33. Turkey Pho
34. Turkey & White Bean Soup
35. Baked Turkey With Rice & 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 & Turkey Casserole
44. Turkey Pepper Jack Grilled Cheese
45. Turkey Lasagna With Sage & Three Cheeses
46. Sweet & Spicy Turkey Curry Soup
47. Turkey Shawarma
48. Broccoli Cheese Orzo With Turkey
49. Spicy Turkey Soup With Chickpeas, Yogurt & Mint
50. Grilled Turkey, Cheddar & Apple Sandwiches