6 Recipes to Take Your Leftover Turkey Sandwich to the Next Level

Thanksgiving has come and gone and now the fridge is full of leftovers. For some individuals, the leftover turkey or tofurkey sandwiches are the best part of Thanksgiving. What’s better than some downtime after family, complete with a good movie and leftover sandwich? While the classic day after Thanksgiving sandwich certainly needs no revisions, it can be enhanced with just a few other ingredients. To get your creative inspiration flowing, we’re sharing 6 recipes to take your leftover turkey sandwich to the next level. Bon Appetit!


1. Leftover Thanksgiving Panini
For those who want a hot sandwich, look no further than a Thanksgiving Panini.
This recipe can be dressed up or down with various leftovers, but if you really want to kick it up a notch, swap the condiments for a spicy sweet potato spread.

2. Quesadillas with Cranberry Chutney and Brie
This recipe is easy to assemble and can help you get rid of the cheese leftover from your cheese plate.
If you have a little more time to dedicate, try a simple turkey and cheese quesadilla with cranberry salsa.

3. Turkey and Stuffing Waffle Croque-Madame Sandwich
Why limit your sandwich to only lunch? Have your leftovers for breakfast with this glorious sandwich.

4. Cranberry Mayonnaise
Hear us out on this one. This recipe is super easy to make and can be used a spread on your leftover turkey sandwich, or you can toss it with turkey for an easy Thanksgiving inspired turkey salad sandwich.

5. Turkey and Veggie Sandwich
Another good way to use up your appetizer leftovers, with hummus and veggies galore.

6. Thanksgiving Turkey Reubens
This recipe swaps the classic with Thanksgiving leftovers like turkey and coleslaw for an innovative, tasty and toasty sandwich.