These Healthy Leftover Turkey Recipes are going to give new life to your Thanksgiving leftovers! With recipes for soups, salads, enchiladas, chili, and much more, you won’t run out of meal ideas. Plus they’re all gluten free, along with many that are keto/low carb.
You might be facing a lot of leftover turkey this year – more than you know what to do with. If that’s the case, you have nothing to worry about because this roundup of healthy leftover turkey recipes is going to give you lots of great ideas.
This roundup of over 30 healthy leftover turkey recipes include some comfort food classics as well as some amazing new recipes that would be a great addition to any table.
The recipes are grouped into categories to make things easier to find. The categories are (click on a category to go to that section):
Additionally, I’ve listed where a recipe is paleo, keto/low carb, or Whole30 compatible. Every recipe is gluten free.
But before you do anything with your turkey meat, don’t forget to make turkey stock with the carcass! I have a great turkey stock recipe that’s gluten free, paleo, and Whole30 compatible.
It take a little time, but is very simple. I make a batch every year and use it as a base for my soups and stews.
You may also have a couple of questions about leftover turkey, so let’s answer some of those now.
How long is leftover turkey good for in the fridge?
Leftover turkey that's cooked is good for 3 to 4 days in the fridge.
Can leftover turkey be frozen?
Yes, you can freeze leftover turkey! It's good for 2 to 3 months frozen.
Now go check out these leftover turkey recipes and find some new favorites!
30+ Healthy Leftover Turkey Recipes
Leftover Turkey Soups & Stews
- Leftover Turkey Rice Soup by Hot Pan Kitchen
- Paleo Turkey Tortilla Soup by Hot Pan Kitchen (Paleo, Whole30)
- Turkey Pot Pie Soup by The Clean Eating Couple (Paleo, Whole30)
- Turkey Stew by The Rustic Foodie
- Peruvian Turkey Soup by Eat At Our Table
- Leftover Turkey Soup by Joy Filled Eats (Keto)
- Turkey Butternut Squash Stew by Cooking Chat Food (Whole30)
- Turkey Wild Rice Soup by Flipped Out Food
- Leftover Turkey Stew by Low Carb Yum (Keto)
- Turkey Soup by The Rustic Foodie
- Moroccan Turkey Stew by Recipes From A Pantry
- Leftover Turkey Soup from The Clean Eating Couple (Paleo, Whole30)
Leftover Turkey Salads & Sandwiches
- Harvest Cobb Salad by Zestful Kitchen
- Green Salad with Turkey by Raia’s Recipes (Keto)
- Maple Swiss Chard Salad by It’s A Veg World After All (Paleo)
- Crunchy Turkey Salad from Recipes From A Pantry (Keto)
- Cucumber & Turkey Sandwiches from Savvy Honey (Keto)
- Turkey Tzatziki Wrap from Tasting Page (Paleo, Whole30)
Leftover Turkey Recipes with World Flavors
- Turkey Fajita Rice Bowl by Whitney Bond
- Turkey Stir Fry by Low Carb Africa (Keto)
- Leftover Turkey Stroganoff by Emma East and Explores (Keto)
- Thanksgiving Leftover Enchiladas by The Forked Spoon
- Chinese Turkey Lettuce Wraps by Zestful Kitchen
- Leftover Turkey Curry by Mama Loves To Cook (Keto)
Leftover Turkey Healthy Comfort Food
- Turkey Breakfast Casserole by Downshiftology (Keto)
- White Bean Turkey Chili by Green Scheme
- Keto Turkey Leftover Casserole by Tasty Galaxy (Keto)
- Turkey Pot Pie by Joy Filled Eats (Keto)
- Stuffed Butternut Squash by Fearless Dining
- Easy Leftover Turkey Casserole by Wholesome Yum (Keto)
- One Pot Turkey & Rice by Homemade Interest
- Leftover Turkey Chili by Mama Loves To Cook
- Paleo Turkey Pot Pie by Peace, Love, and Low Carb (Paleo, Whole30, Keto)
Looking for some other comfort food recipes? Check out one of these!
- Kabocha Squash Soup (Gluten Free, Paleo, Whole30)
- Chicken Curry Zoodle Bowl (Gluten Free, Paleo, Whole30)
- Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes (Gluten Free, Paleo, Whole30)
- Instant Pot Potato Corn Chowder with Bacon (Gluten Free)
- Instant Pot Chicken Thighs & Rice (Gluten Free)
If you try any of these Healthy Leftover Turkey Recipes, let me know how it went in the comments below. It totally makes my day to hear how a recipe worked out for you!