Leftover turkey fricassee served with pasta

Leftover Christmas turkey recipes

Transform leftover roast turkey from your Christmas dinner into more filling meals. Try a fragrant turkey curry, comforting casserole or creamy pasta.

17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of leftover roast turkey with this creamy fricassee. It's delicious served with potatoes or pasta, and ideal for using up turkey from Christmas dinner

20 mins
Easy
36 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use up the Christmas leftovers to make this hearty, deep-filled turkey and ham pie. You could use shop-bought pastry but nothing beats homemade

1 hr and 55 mins
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25 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Crave spice after the traditional Christmas lunch? Want to turn your leftover turkey into a whole new dish? This tasty turkey tikka masala is for you

50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A different way to use leftover turkey. Add leftover gravy too to add extra rich, meaty flavour to this warming broth with noodles, dried shiitake and eggs

30 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of your turkey leftovers at Christmas and make these grain bowls with rainbow slaw and a tahini dressing. They're easy and full of flavour

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
27 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This one pot stew uses up all your roast dinner leftovers in one go and has a great honey mustard tang

40 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up your turkey leftovers at Christmas to whip up our spicy turkey stir-fry. Or you could swap meat for Brussels sprouts to make a veggie alternative

30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Reduce food waste by using your leftover Christmas turkey to make stock – it’s great in our Asian-inspired pho noodle soup, full of fresh flavours

10 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up your leftover Christmas turkey in these moreish turkey curry patties. They're perfect for the days after the big meal, or you can freeze them for later

1 hr and 30 mins
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0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this turkey cobb salad as a healthy party platter to use up Christmas leftovers. It's full of vibrant flavours like pancetta, avocado, eggs, chicory and tomatoes

37 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Take your Boxing Day sarnie to the next level. Hollow out a loaf of bread and layer up all your Christmas leftovers inside it to make a lip-smacking sandwich

15 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This easy turkey recipe from Joe Wicks uses up leftover meat and veg from Christmas. It’s lean too, meaning you can get an early start on the New Year new you!

25 mins
Easy
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This easy pie has all the best bits from Christmas dinner in one: turkey, stuffing, sausage and roasties. Bake until golden brown and tuck in!

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Transform leftover turkey in this spiced filo pastry parcel, inspired by a Moroccan pastilla - a perfect main course for Boxing Day

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftovers from a Sunday roast such as turkey and red cabbage in this vibrant Vietnamese sandwich

30 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Freshen up Christmas leftovers of turkey, carrots and parsnips with ras el hanout in this sweet and spicy Moroccan stew

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover cooked potatoes and turkey in these spiced filo pastry parcels, then serve with tangy mango chutney

1 hr
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Get the most out of your turkey by using the bones to make a stock. It can kept in the freezer to be used in soups, risottos and more

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
13 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This tasty Italian cheese and tomato bake is a fab way to use up leftover meat and a true family favourite

1 hr
Easy
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A one pot rice dish is a fab way to use up leftovers - this one combines healthy veg and turkey, topped with fried egg

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Give yourself a low-fat treat with these super-quick sandwich tortillas - a fab way of using up leftover turkey

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Turkey curry is a traditional leftovers dish, but this stir-fry brings the dish bang up to date

35 mins
More effort
12 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These dinky pies are so versatile – try them with chopped ham and mustard, too

45 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Healthy, cheap and quick - this soup is a great way to use up leftover turkey or chicken

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
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