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15 of the best ideas for turkey leftovers recipes

It is THAT time of year again; we are coming up to Christmas and Thanksgiving, and everyone is going to have got far too much Turkey. We are all going to need to know what to DO with all those turkey leftovers; and as always, we are nothing but helpful here on KiddyCharts. We have looked for some great ideas for you for your Turkey leftovers, so that you don’t get fed up of the site of it by the time the year ends.

We have the BEST ideas for turkey leftovers on the site - why not go and take a look so you know exactly what to do bird at Xmas or Thanksgiving!

Why not have a go at some of these wonderful recipes?

  1. The Gingerbread House has some rather gorgeous pastry squares with chestnut, and kalettes; perfect for turkey leftovers. Sumptuous looking,
  2. If you have the carcass left, why not make your own simple turkey stock with this recipe from Kitchen Counter Chronicle,
  3. Here is a one pot meal for turkey leftovers – perfectly simple and tasty for both Thanksgiving and Christmas from Adventures in Mommydom,
  4. Turkey and biscuits – don’t scoff, go over and take a look at the recipe on Encouraging Mums at Home,
  5. If you are watching the waist-line; how about this recipe idea for Weight Watchers from Slap Dash Mom. Turkey chilli is an excellent way to use your leftovers,
  6. Slap Dash Mom also has a lovely turkey grilled sandwich as well, so she must have been busy with the turkey over the years…!
  7. Tacos are a wonderful way to get messy, and have a bit of fun with turkey leftovers, and The Soccer Mom Blog as a great recipe for you,
  8. Wondermom Wannabee has a lovely idea for a turkey noodle casserole; another twist on the turkey for you to try,
  9. Eats Amazing has a glorious alternative to traditional turkey and cranberry with some festive bagels to die for. Bet the kids will LOVE these,
  10. Sixth Bloom has an amazing Gumbo recipe for us all,
  11. Playing with food shouldn’t be encouraged unless its Eats Amazing again, and why not try these Rudolph & reindeer roll ups,
  12. The Typical Mom claims to have come up with a recipe that everyone will love; turkey pockets, so why not have a look?
  13. Mom Dot has a spot of turkey pasta for us to make with our turkey leftovers; who doesn’t love a bit of pasta?
  14. We love the slow cooker, and Sunshine and Hurricanes recipe for turkey and ham works well in there, and finally
  15. How about something barbecued for a change after Christmas or Thanksgiving? There’s Just One Mummy has a great recipe for you if this is something you are a bit partial to.

If you haven’t started salivating after all that – you are DEAD inside!

We have the BEST ideas for turkey leftovers on the site - why not go and take a look so you know exactly what to do bird at Xmas or Thanksgiving!

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Helen is a mum to two, social media consultant, and website editor; and this site is (we think) the only Social Enterprise parenting magazine! Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts has reach of over 1.1million across social and the site. The blog works with big family brands (including travel) to help promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. It gives 51%+ profits to Reverence for Life, who fund a number of important initiatives in Africa, including bringing running water and basic equipment to a school in Tanzania. Helen has worked as a digital marketing consultant (IDM qualified) with various organisations, including Channel Mum, Truprint, Talk to Mums, and Micro Scooters. She loves to be creative in the brand campaigns she works on. Get in touch TODAY!

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Tuesday 20th of November 2018

Handy having all these tips in one location. Some of these look really good. Thanks for putting this together.

Brit Strawbridge

Tuesday 20th of November 2018

These are great ideas! We had Thanksgiving in October so we don't have any left haha, but I will remember this for next year!


Tuesday 20th of November 2018

These are some great ideas. Reminds me when we used to have turkey on Thanksgiving and all the leftovers. They tasted fine for a couple days but needed some spicing up after that.

Amanda Rosson

Monday 19th of November 2018

So many great ideas! I'm definitely going to have to come back here after Thanksgiving! We always have so much turkey leftover!

Elizabeth O

Monday 19th of November 2018

The turkey will never lose sight of the thanksgiving party. I love to try new turkey recipes. and these are such an amazing tips to try.

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