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19 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas That Aren't Sandwiches

Because we all know how to slab some turkey onto bread.

Nora Rusev

1. Leftover Thanksgiving Brunch Waffles with Fried Egg & Gravy / Via

Because waffled anything is amazing. Recipe here.

2. Turkey Ramen Bowls / Via

It's homemade Ramen. Need I say more? Recipe here.

3. Leftover Thanksgiving Hand Pies / Via

Because you can eat them with your hands and that's awesome. Recipe here.

4. Turkey and Cranberry BBQ Sauce Pizza / Via

It's pizza. Need I say more? Recipe here.

5. Turkey Tetrazzini with a Crunchy Parmesan Panko Topping / Via

If there's something we all need in our lives it's spaghetti, parmesan and turkey leftovers baked together. Recipe here.

6. Slow Cooker Pumpkin and Black Bean Turkey Chili / Via

Slow cooker and leftovers? Mind blown. Recipe here.

7. Turkey and Mushroom Quesadillas with Beer-Pickled Jalapeños / Via

Cheese and beer? I'm in! Recipe here.

8. Turkey Vegetable Soup / Via

Your turkey leftovers will thank you. Recipe here.

9. Chicken and Mushroom Pot Pies / Via

Just because it says chicken doesn't mean you can't use turkey. Recipe here.

10. Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes / Via

Pancakes made from mashed potatoes? Food heaven! Recipe here.

11. Leftover Cranberry Sauce & Greek Yogurt Pops / Via

Because yogurt pops never go out of style. Recipe here.

12. Turkey-Cranberry Strudel with Maple Roasted Butternut Squash / Via

Strudel is too cool to be excluded. Recipe here.

13. Turkey Stracciatella Soup / Via

I always thought Stracciatella refers solely to ice cream. Recipe here.

14. Sweet Potato Biscuits / Via

Say what?! This might be better than actual sweet potato casserole. Recipe here.

15. Turkey & Chorizo Breakfast Hash / Via

So you don't need to stop eating for too long. Recipe here.

16. Skinny Turkey & Wild Rice Soup / Via

Just in case you're feeling bloated after 12 hours of eating. Recipe here.

17. Savory Crèpes with Thanksgiving Turkey & Stuffing / Via

When are crèpes ever not a win? Recipe here.

18. Cheesy Mashed Potato Croquettes / Via

Did you see all that cheese? Recipe here.

19. Thanksgiving Leftovers Nachos / Via

You can never go wrong with nachos. Recipe here.