We have over 50 delicious and easy leftover turkey recipes that the entire family will love. These recipes are so amazing that everyone will look forward to the week after Thanksgiving to enjoy these dinner ideas.

We have the biggest collection of leftover turkey recipes. Find 50+ easy, quick, healthy and delicious turkey leftovers recipes that your family will love. You’ll find a variety of soup, casserole and crock pot recipes.  Plus amazing sandwiches that the entire family will love.  Save that leftover turkey this year and make one of these recipes.  #eatingonadime #turkeyrecipes #leftovers #holidays

Do you love turkey leftovers? Turkey leftovers is one of our favorites.

However, after about three leftover turkey sandwiches, it starts to get a little old. Just in case you end up in the same boat after Thanksgiving, we have rounded up over 50 recipes that we think you’ll enjoy.

Table of Contents
  1. What to do with leftover turkey?
  2. How long is leftover turkey good for in the fridge?
  3. Can you freeze leftover turkey?
  4. Slow cooker Recipes
  5. 1. Crock Pot Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
  6. 2. Crockpot Salsa Chicken
  7. 3. Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup
  8. 4. Crockpot Chicken Pot Pie
  9. 5. Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup
  10. 6. Crockpot White Turkey Chili
  11. 7. Crockpot Italian Chicken Soup
  12. 8. Slow Cooker Turkey and Stuffing Dumpling Soup
  13. 9. Crockpot Chicken and Vegetable Soup
  14. One Pot turkey recipes
  15. 10. Ground Turkey Chili
  16. 11. Turkey Noodle Soup
  17. 12. Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
  18. 13. Turkey Noodle Soup
  19. 14. One Pot Tex-Mex Chicken Chili
  20. 15. White Chicken Taco Chili
  21. 16. Creamy Turkey Soup
  22. 17. Buffalo Chicken Wing Soup Recipe
  23. 18. Leftover Turkey Soup
  24. 19. Perfect Turkey Stock
  25. 20. Cream Cheese Turkey and Vegetable Soup
  26. Oven recipes
  27. 21. Leftover Turkey Casserole with Rice
  28. 22. Easy Turkey Pot Pie
  29. 23. Turkey a la Sweet Potato
  30. 24. Chicken or Turkey Divan
  31. 25. Leftover French Onion Turkey Bake
  32. 26. Creamed Turkey Over Biscuits
  33. 27. Thanksgiving Casserole
  34. 28. Chicken and Stuffing Bake
  35. 29. The Perfect After Thanksgiving Dish
  36. 30.  Turkey Pot Pie
  37. 31. Chicken Noodle Casserole
  38. Quick & Easy recipes
  39. 32. Turkey Crescent Bites
  40. 33. BBQ Chicken Nachos
  41. 34. Leftover BBQ Turkey, Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Panini
  42. 35. Turkey and Stuffing Sliders
  43. 36. Sushi Inspired Thanksgiving Turkey Rolls
  44. 37. Turkey Quesadillas with Chipotle Cranberry Sauce
  45. 38. Leftover Turkey Sandwiches
  46. 39. Turkey sandwich Crescent Rolls
  47. 40. Turkey and Cheese Sliders
  48. 41. Bacon Ranch Turkey Wrap
  49. 42. Turkey Caesar Salad Wrap
  50. Skillet
  51. 43. Turkey & Sausage Gumbo
  52. 44. Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli
  53. 45. Creamy Chicken Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes
  54. 46. Thai Red Curry Stir Fry
  55. 47. Easy Turkey Meatballs
  56. 48. Chicken & Peppers Stir Fry
  57. 49. Easy Skillet Chicken with Tomatoes
  58. 50. Skillet Chicken and Rice Burritos
  59. 51. BBQ Turkey Quesadillas
  60. 52 . Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas
  61. Try these easy recipes for leftover turkey.
  62. Over 50 leftover cooked turkey recipe.
  63. Try one of our easy Turkey Recipes
  64. More Leftover recipes:

What to do with leftover turkey?

From casseroles to soup and more, these leftover thanksgiving turkey recipes will be a hit with the entire family.

Next, lets learn how to transform leftovers into delicious new recipes. Once you try these recipes, you will be hooked.

How long is leftover turkey good for in the fridge?

Leftover turkey is normally good for 3-4 days in the refrigerator. However, you can freeze for extended time.

Can you freeze leftover turkey?

Yes, you can. Freeze in an airtight container. Then, It is good for 2-6 months in the freezer.

Slow cooker Recipes

Crock Pot turkey and Dumplings in a crock pot

1. Crock Pot Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

Crock Pot Chicken Pot Pie makes dinner time a breeze thanks to the ease of the slow cooker and you can easily use leftover turkey.

Crock pot Chicken and Dumplings
This easy crock pot chicken and dumplings recipe is delicious! It is the best chicken and dumplings with biscuits that you can make. The best comfort food!
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2. Crockpot Salsa Chicken

You only need 4 ingredients for this easy meal.  Turkey is great substituted for the chicken. Then you can serve this simple recipe on rice, tortillas or eat it on its own.

Crock pot salsa chicken
Crock pot salsa chicken recipe has just 4 ingredients and makes an easy dinner. Serve this tasty chicken in tacos, burritos, salads and more
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3. Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup

Let the crock pot do all the work in this easy soup. Use leftover turkey instead of chicken and make a delicious soup.

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup
Try this easy Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup recipe. If you can toss food in a crockpot, you can enjoy this delicious slow cooker chicken noodle soup recipe.
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4. Crockpot Chicken Pot Pie

Enjoy all of the flavors of delicious comfort food without all the work.  I know your family will love this best chicken pot pie crock pot recipe.

Crockpot Chicken Pot Pie
The Best Crock pot Chicken Pot Pie Recipe. You are going to love this easy chicken pot pie recipe. It is our favorite crock pot recipe!
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5. Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup

This recipe is the absolute best comfort food and it is so simple to make in the slow cooker. Turkey is a great to use instead of chicken.

Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe
Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe is the absolute best comfort food and it is so simple to make in the slow cooker. This recipe can feed a crowd and it is so easy on the budget while tasting incredible. 
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6. Crockpot White Turkey Chili

Try this twist on traditional chili and use leftover turkey.

Crockpot White Chicken Chili Recipe
Crockpot White Chicken Chili is a family favorite around here and so easy to prepare. You can make this meal for under $5 making this a frugal meal idea.
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7. Crockpot Italian Chicken Soup

This delicious soup will be a tasty and easy meal idea.  Crock Pot Italian Chicken Soup Recipe is hearty, filling and healthy and tastes amazing with turkey.

Crock Pot Italian Chicken Soup Recipe
Crock Pot Italian Chicken soup recipe is a tasty and easy meal everyone will enjoy. Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Soup is filling and healthy. Try Italian chicken soup for a delicious meal everyone will ask for more! 
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8. Slow Cooker Turkey and Stuffing Dumpling Soup

Turn leftover turkey and stuffing into the best dumpling soup. This is a great way to use up turkey stuffing.

Turkey and Dumpling Soup
Enjoy leftover turkey and stuffing combined into a savory soup.
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9. Crockpot Chicken and Vegetable Soup

This light soup is so flavorful and a great way to use leftover turkey.

Crockpot Chicken and Vegetable Soup
Easy Crock pot Chicken Vegetable Soup recipe is packed with flavor. Only a few ingredients to make so try crock pot chicken and vegetable soup today!
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One Pot turkey recipes

A bowl of turkey chili topped with sour cream and shredded cheese

10. Ground Turkey Chili

Not only is this turkey chili delicious but it is a great way to hide extra veggies.

Turkey Chili recipe
Try this easy ground Turkey Chili recipe where you can sneak in veggies in too! Our family doesn't even know we are eating ground turkey or zuccini!
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11. Turkey Noodle Soup

This is such a classic recipe and so easy to prepare. If you are looking for comfort food, this soup is a must try.

Turkey Noodle soup
Here’s a super easy Turkey Noodle soup recipe to use your leftover turkey from Thanksgiving. 
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12. Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Use leftover turkey for the chicken and you have an amazing fast dinner idea.

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe
Try this easy Cajun Pasta for dinner this week. Your family will love this Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe. It’s very simple but incredibly tasty!
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13. Turkey Noodle Soup

Lots of veggies and shredded turkey come together for a savory soup everyone will enjoy.

30-Minute Turkey Noodle Soup
It’s easy and tastes like grandma’s homemade chicken noodle soup, but with turkey!!
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14. One Pot Tex-Mex Chicken Chili

Try this one pot meal that makes dinner a breeze. If you love classic chili, your family will love this Tex Mex twist.

One Pot Tex Mex Chicken Chili Recipe
One Pot Tex Mex Chicken Chili Recipe is a one pot meal that makes dinner a breeze. If you love classic chili, your family will love this Tex Mex twist.
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15. White Chicken Taco Chili

This soup combines everything you love about chili and taco soup into one amazing dinner idea.

Crock pot White Chicken Taco Chili Recipe
Try this amazing chicken taco chili recipe that you can cook in your crockpot.
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16. Creamy Turkey Soup

Each bite is so creamy and delicious that your family will go crazy over this soup.

Creamy Turkey Soup
 Loaded with vegetables, turkey, and egg noodles, this soup makes a perfect dinner on a chilly day. 
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17. Buffalo Chicken Wing Soup Recipe

If you love all things buffalo flavor, you are going to love this soup recipe. It is perfect with turkey.

Buffalo Chicken Wing Soup Recipe
Spicy, zesty, and totally delicious, enjoy the great taste of Buffalo-style chicken wings without the mess in this delicious Buffalo Chicken Wing Soup Recipe.
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18. Leftover Turkey Soup

Turn leftover turkey into a delicious soup that is comfort food in each bite.

LEFTOVER TURKEY SOUP
This easy meal comes together fast and tastes amazing using leftovers.
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19. Perfect Turkey Stock

Make the best turkey stock in 6 easy steps.

Turkey Stock
Learn how to make turkey stock easily.
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20. Cream Cheese Turkey and Vegetable Soup

Each bite of this soup is so creamy and flavorful. It’s a great way to use leftovers.

Creamy Dill, Turkey and Vegetable Soup
If you have leftover turkey after the holidays, give this delicious cream soup a try! The dill and cream cheese give this soup a unique flavor and the potatoes and carrots make it SO hearty!
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Oven recipes

21. Leftover Turkey Casserole with Rice

The kids will love this creamy rice dish with leftover turkey. It is the best comfort food all in a baking dish.

Leftover turkey casserole
This leftover turkey casserole with rice is perfect to use up your Thanksgiving turkey! Try this creamy rice and turkey casserole today.
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22. Easy Turkey Pot Pie

Pot Pie is so easy and delicious. Turn leftover turkey into a flavorful pot pie dinner.

Turkey Pot Pie
Made in a cast iron skillet with seasonal sweet potatoes, fresh rosemary and a hint of smoked paprika, this Turkey Pot Pie is the perfect way to use up the last of your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers!
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23. Turkey a la Sweet Potato

Make a baked potato bar and top with leftover turkey and more.

Turkey Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
This hearty dish is packed with healthy ingredients and lots of protein.
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24. Chicken or Turkey Divan

This dish will melt in your mouth. It is so yummy but also very easy to prepare.

Chicken (or Turkey) Divan
This casserole is a comfort food dish sure to please everyone. It is great with turkey for a complete meal.
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25. Leftover French Onion Turkey Bake

Jazz up plain turkey with lots of French onion flavor in this delicious recipe.

Leftover French Onion Turkey Bake
An easy & tasty way to use up leftover turkey
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26. Creamed Turkey Over Biscuits

This open faced sandwich is amazing with biscuits and so delicious in each bite.

Creamed Turkey Over Biscuits
This comforting & hearty Creamed Turkey Over Biscuits recipe is perfect for that leftover holiday turkey…
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27. Thanksgiving Casserole

Try this casserole recipe that combines all of your favorite Thanksgiving leftovers into a great meal. Find the recipe here.

Thanksgiving Casserole
This tasty recipe is a great way to use leftover turkey
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28. Chicken and Stuffing Bake

Combine delicious leftover turkey and stuffing into one amazing casserole.

CHICKEN AND STUFFING BAKE
With just three ingredients, you can make a meal that is creamy and delicious.
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29. The Perfect After Thanksgiving Dish

Use those leftover mashed potatoes, turkey and more to make the best dinner idea.

The perfect after-Thanksgiving dish
 Whip up this easy turkey casserole for a delicious and creative post-Thanksgiving meal. 
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30.  Turkey Pot Pie

This is a great way to use leftover turkey as well as leftover veggies. Combine everything into an amazing turkey pot pie.

Delicious Turkey Pot Pie
Are you looking for something to do with the leftover Turkey from Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners? Don’t get rid of it, make this delicious Turkey Pot Pie.
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31. Chicken Noodle Casserole

Try this one pot meal for an easy and tasty dinner idea.

Chicken Noodle Casserole
 It’s the perfect comfort food recipe because it’s simple to throw together.
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Quick & Easy recipes

32. Turkey Crescent Bites

You can’t go wrong with crescents and everyone will go crazy over these savory bites.

Turkey Crescent Bites
Whip up a simple turkey filling baked between layers of crescent dough, and you've got super tasty Turkey Crescent Bites
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33. BBQ Chicken Nachos

Shredded turkey makes amazing nachos. Let everyone use their favorite toppings and you are set.

BBQ Chicken Nachos Recipe
This recipe is so easy to make and could be adapted to fit your families likes and dislikes!
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34. Leftover BBQ Turkey, Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Panini

Lots of melted cheese, delicious turkey and more make a tasty panini for lunch or dinner. However, this can easily be modified for preference.

Leftover BBQ Turkey Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Panini
All the flavors go really well with each other and it’s a super simple and fast dish to make.
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35. Turkey and Stuffing Sliders

Use leftover rolls and make these delicious sliders.

Turkey and Stuffing Sliders Sandwiches
Use store bought rolls to easily make sliders with leftover turkey.
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36. Sushi Inspired Thanksgiving Turkey Rolls

The kids will love these turkey rolls and they are so easy to make.

Sushi-Inspired Thanksgiving Turkey Rolls
Make over your leftovers into something new and tasty.
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37. Turkey Quesadillas with Chipotle Cranberry Sauce

Lots of delicious turkey and cranberries make the best quesadillas.

Turkey Quesadillas with Chipotle Cranberry Sauce
A little turkey, leftover cranberry sauce, and any cheese in the drawer makes an easy dinner.
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38. Leftover Turkey Sandwiches

Turn leftover Thanksgiving dinner into incredible turkey sandwiches. Everyone can add their favorite toppings.

Turkey Sandwich
The best Turkey Sandwich recipe is simple to make with roast turkey, deli cheese and your favorite toppings. This classic sandwich is filling and always a hit with everyone.
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39. Turkey sandwich Crescent Rolls

Wrap turkey and cheese with crescents for a great lunch.

Turkey Sandwich Crescent Roll recipe
Try this Turkey Sandwich Crescent Roll recipe next time for lunch. The kids love it. Or make this Turkey Sandwich Crescent Roll recipe for a quick appetizer
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40. Turkey and Cheese Sliders

Turkey and cheese sliders are perfect for Game Day, parties or just a quick lunch.

Hawaiian turkey and cheese sliders
These quick and easy turkey sliders are the best for feeding a crowd. This Hawaiian Turkey and cheese sliders recipe is our go to recipe for party food.
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41. Bacon Ranch Turkey Wrap

Use leftover turkey in this recipe for an incredible bacon and ranch flavored wrap.

Bacon ranch chicken wrap
Bacon ranch chicken wrap has everything you need for a delicious meal. Ranch and bacon fans will go crazy over this chicken wrap and it's ready in minutes!
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42. Turkey Caesar Salad Wrap

Enjoy everything you love about a Caesar Salad in this easy wrap recipe with turkey.

Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap
Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap is a quick meal idea that includes everything you love about Caesar Salad. This grab and go wrap can be ready in 5 minutes!
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Skillet

Turkey and Sausage Gumbo Recipe

43. Turkey & Sausage Gumbo

Leftover turkey makes the best gumbo and is so flavorful.

Turkey & Sausage Gumbo
If you are looking for a great recipe for your turkey leftovers, here’s how to make Turkey & Sausage Gumbo:
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44. Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli

This recipe uses lots of leftovers and cheese for the best meal.

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli
Dinner can be ready in 15 minutes using leftover turkey and veggies.
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45. Creamy Chicken Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes

You only need 20 minutes to make this delicious pasta dish that is so creamy and delicious.

Creamy chicken pasta
Creamy chicken pasta takes only 20 minutes for the best skillet dinner. Skip takeout and make this creamy dish in less time!
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46. Thai Red Curry Stir Fry

Skip take out and make a turkey curry stir fry with leftovers. This looks amazing.

Thai Red Curry Turkey Stir Fry
Thai Red Curry Turkey Stir Fry is a flavor packed meal that is effortless with leftovers.
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47. Easy Turkey Meatballs

Learn how to make these easy turkey meatballs with leftovers. Then add to sauce and pasta.

Easy Turkey Meatballs Recipe
Mince leftover turkey and make these amazing meatballs.
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48. Chicken & Peppers Stir Fry

This tasty stir fry will have everyone looking forward to leftovers with hearty turkey and veggies.

Easy Chicken Stir Fry Recipe
Easy Chicken Stir Fry Recipe is bursting with flavor but so simple to make. No need to grab take out when you can make this amazing dish in just minutes. 
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49. Easy Skillet Chicken with Tomatoes

Try this simple skillet meal with leftover turkey for a meal your family will go crazy over.

Tex Mex Chicken Skillet
Tex Mex Chicken Skillet Recipe is so easy to make and has tons of southwestern flavor.  Enjoy with rice for a quick meal in 20 minutes your family will love.
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50. Skillet Chicken and Rice Burritos

Budget friendly and easy to feed a crowd, this is the best turkey burrito.

Skillet Chicken and Rice Burritos
This Skillet Chicken and Rice Burrito Recipe comes together quickly and easily. It combines chicken and salsa to make the best one-pot meal.
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51. BBQ Turkey Quesadillas

The zesty combination of barbecue sauce and turkey results in a crispy and tasty quesadilla.

BBQ Chicken Quesadillas
Today I wanted to show you how we make this fun BBQ chicken quesadilla recipe using leftovers. It is so delicious and super easy.
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52 . Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

Enjoy all the buffalo flavor in these quesadillas that can easily use turkey.

Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas
Buffalo chicken quesadilla recipe has all that you love about buffalo flavor with tons of cheese and tender chicken. Get dinner on the table in minutes.
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Try these easy recipes for leftover turkey.

We have the biggest collection of leftover turkey recipes. Find 50+ easy, quick, healthy and delicious turkey leftovers recipes that your family will love. You’ll find a variety of soup, casserole and crock pot recipes.  Plus awesome sandwiches that the entire family will love.  Save that leftover turkey this year and make one of these recipes.  #eatingonadime #turkeyrecipes #leftovers #holidays

Over 50 leftover cooked turkey recipe.

What do you think? Which post thanksgiving recipes do you think you’ll try. I love cooking in my crockpot. However, I’m thinking some of the turkey breast casseroles sound really good.

We would love to hear what you plan to make with thanksgiving leftovers.  We always make turkey salad from leftover roast turkey or a cobb salad and it is so good.

Try one of our easy Turkey Recipes

Oven Roasted Turkey Breast
Oven roasted turkey breast is so tender and juicy. It is seasoned to perfection and perfect for any holiday dinner.
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How to Roast a Turkey
Learn how to roast a turkey that is tender, juicy and packed with flavor. This oven baked turkey is so easy and really delicious.
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Instant Pot Turkey Breast
Instant pot turkey breast is a game changer. Learn how to cook turkey in a fraction of the time and it is so tender and flavorful.
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Crockpot turkey breast
Crockpot turkey breast is flavorful and so delicious while being super easy. Once you try it, you will be hooked on this amazing meal.
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How to cook a Turkey in a Bag
Learn how to cook a turkey in a bag for flavorful turkey every time. This fool proof way to cook turkey is the easiest Thanksgiving turkey!
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Air fryer turkey breast
Air fryer turkey breast is a game changer! Enjoy turkey that is crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside. It is so good!
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