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45 leftover Christmas turkey recipes

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

We have more ideas and guidance on what to do with leftover turkey at Christmas. There's also a list of tasty leftover ham recipes that include pies, soups and sandwiches. For leftover trimmings, stuffing and veg galore, explore a huge list of recipes in our Christmas leftover recipes collection.

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  • Turkey cobb salad served in a bowl

    Turkey cobb salad

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    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

  • Leftover turkey fricassee served with pasta

    Leftover turkey fricassee

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.23 ratings

    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

  • Ham & turkey pie on a plate

    Next level turkey & ham pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.41 ratings

    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

  • Turkey minestrone

    Turkey minestrone

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    A warm and comforting turkey soup recipe to put your Christmas leftovers to good use. Easy to prepare and low fat, this soup is a perfect post-Christmas pick me up

  • A lunchbox filled with lentil, turkey and clementine salad

    Turkey & clementine lunch bowl

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Nuts, pulses and lean meat make this a protein-rich lunch that's perfect to promote recovery after exercise. It's also packed with vitamin C and folate

  • Chicken pie cut into slices

    Chicken, sausage & prune pie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make this showstopping pie with bacon, sausages, stuffing, turkey and chicken wrapped in puff pastry – perfect when you have leftovers and need to feed a crowd

  • Turkey tikka masala in a pot

    Turkey tikka masala

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.35 ratings

    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

  • Moroccan turkey salad

    Moroccan turkey salad

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Turkey ramen

    Turkey ramen

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.13 ratings

    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

  • Leftover turkey casserole

    Leftover turkey casserole

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.30 ratings

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

  • Spicy turkey noodles in a wok alongside two bowls

    Spicy turkey noodles

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • Slow cooker turkey pho served in two bowls

    Slow cooker turkey pho

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • A selection of turkey curry patties

    Turkey curry patties

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • One Christmas muffuletta

    Christmas leftover sandwich

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    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

  • Turkey bubble & squeak

    Turkey bubble & squeak

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    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!

  • Roast potato, turkey, sausage & stuffing pie

    Roast potato, turkey, sausage & stuffing pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.17 ratings

    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!

  • Moroccan-spiced turkey pie

    Moroccan-spiced turkey pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Turkey Bánh mì

    Turkey Bánh mì

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Fruity turkey tagine

    Fruity turkey tagine

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.10 ratings

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


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