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Leftover Christmas turkey recipes

33 Recipes

The big bird yields lots of extra meat. Waste not, want not with our economical meals for post-Christmas turkey leftovers.

13 ratings 4.7 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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7 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
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2 ratings 5.0 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
0 ratings 0.0 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
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
2 ratings 5.0 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
0 ratings 0.0 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
9 ratings 4.9 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
8 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
4 ratings 4.5 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
20 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
3 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up abundant roast meat in a healthy salad with aubergine, tomatoes, pomegranate and mint

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
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 4.2 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
10 ratings 4.6 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
25 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This warming bake, rich with sherry and mustard, will use up the Christmas leftovers

55 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A warming winter treat, this spicy turkey soup is a great use of Christmas leftovers - happy Boxing Day!

35 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This post-Christmas curry is full of flavour and so easy to make - even better, it's all cooked in one pan, so there's very little washing up

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This soup is a little like pho, a Vietnamese broth traditionally made with beef and served with a plate of zingy fresh herbs, chilli and lime on the side.

20 mins
Easy
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