These 17 Delicious Leftover Turkey Recipes are the perfect options for using up that extra turkey from Thanksgiving or Christmas.

What To Do With Leftover Turkey Leftover turkey (or roast chicken) can be a big problem when you no longer have a giant holiday crowd to help you eat it. You could just freeze any leftover turkey to save for future meals, or you could try some of these awesome leftover turkey recipes to help you make sure nothing goes to waste!

Just make sure that you use it up in these recipes within the first five days if you are going to repurpose your turkey leftovers – if not, you can throw it in a Ziploc bag in the freezer up to 3 months or so – just make sure you come back to this post so you have more ideas on what to make next time you're looking to use up some holiday leftovers!

If you can't use up that leftover turkey within 5 days, then you can always freeze it in glass containers with lids, or in freezer bags. Make sure you defrost in the fridge overnight or sprinkle some water overtop and microwave for 5-6 minutes from frozen when reheating.

Check out a couple of our other leftover recipes below!