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6 Ways To Shine with Day-After Thanksgiving Feasting

Some families swear they love Thanksgiving because it makes for the very best post-holiday meals. Here are some of our top-rated dishes that incorporate leftovers from your Thanksgiving spread:

1. Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey Soup

So warm and comforting, this easy soup makes for a batch big enough to feed the whole neighborhood.

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More: Give Thanksgiving Leftovers a Global Spin

2. Thanksgiving Quesadilla

Tucked into a flour tortilla, this delivers all the great flavors in one easy package.

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Photo by bd weld

3. Thanksgiving Leftovers Monkey Bread

Because you didn't get enough carbs on Turkey Day! Watch this short video below on how to make this tasty Thanksgiving Leftovers Monkey Bread.

4. Dad’s Leftover Turkey Pot Pie

Depending on how much you have leftover, make two of these pot pies, and put one in the freezer for later.

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5. Leftover Turkey Spring Rolls with Cranberry Sweet and Sour Dipping Sauce

Give those leftovers an Asian twist. Be sure to make extra dipping sauce—it’s that good!

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6. Turkey Leftover Casserole

Take the kitchen sink approach by combining all the greatest hits in one satisfying dish.

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Looking for more inspiration for those leftovers? Check out the Thanksgiving Leftovers page.

About Leslie Kelly

Always hungry to learn, never had my fill of oysters, Memphis dry rub ribs, wild salmon, chocolate chip cookies or a well-rolled lumpia. Washington state wine lover, bourbon fan. Totally obsessed with brunch!