How do you like to cook turkey for your Thanksgiving dinner? Do you prefer a traditional turkey baked in the oven? Or are you a fan of fried turkey in peanut oil? How about smoked?
Many of us end up with lots of leftover turkey meat after our Thanksgiving holiday dinner. In fact, eating leftovers is one of the best parts of the holiday! But after one or two times of eating turkey leftovers, you may be looking for something else to do with that leftover meat.
Looking to breathe new life into your leftover smoked turkey? Try the following leftover smoked turkey recipes and you'll discover a whole new recipe idea for your next meal.
(Many of these recipes specify smoked turkey, but when they don't, rest assured that they work just as well with smoked turkey as with baked turkey!)
Smoked Turkey Soup Recipes
Soup is one of the most popular and versatile way of using up leftover turkey. From dumplings and noodles, to hearty bowls of chili, there are tons of leftover soup recipes to choose from.
Smoked Turkey Sandwich Recipes
Soups and sandwiches are the two most common lunch items, so it makes sense for lots of people to make sandwiches from leftover turkey. But don't settle for turkey and cheese on white bread! Elevate your turkey sandwiches with these recipes.
Smoked Turkey Salad Recipes
Looking for something lighter or with more vegetables? Try these smoked turkey salad recipes for new ways of using leftover turkey in ways that you'll never get bored of preparing or eating.
Turkey Pasta Dishes
I bet most of us don't think of pasta when we think of turkey. But they work great together! Here are some delicious turkey pasta dishes for your leftovers.
Smoked Turkey Casseroles
If an ooey gooey leftover turkey casserole is your to your liking, check out these recipes.
Smoked Turkey Pies
Turkey pot pie is a classic choice for turkey meat, but don't stop there. We have so many ways to make leftover turkey into savory pies! Try any of these recipes below.
Other Recipes Using Smoked Turkey
Still on the hunt for something that catches your eye? These are all of the turkey recipes we have left. If you haven't already decided on one or two ways to use up your smoked turkey meat, you're sure to find options you'll love here.
Don't let the leftovers from your big meal go to waste. As you can see, there are many creative ways to make sure your extra turkey meat doesn't end up in the trash bin. Many of these leftover recipes take little time, so you don't spend the next day after Thanksgiving back in the kitchen again. They are the perfect solution to leftover heaven!