Too much turkey leftover after the holidays? More rolls than you care to eat? Don’t wait too long and let them go to waste. Turn those Thanksgiving leftovers into freezer meals! I am sharing 14 delicious Thanksgiving leftovers freezer meals ideas to give you inspiration and maybe even a few nights without having to cook. Because that is what freezer meal cooking is all about – saving time and money. Turn the leftover turkey in a casserole, cover it and freeze it for dinner in a week. You’ll be so glad you did.
14 Thanksgiving Leftovers Freezer Meals Ideas
Baked Turkey Pesto Alfredo Pasta Bake – just substitute your leftover turkey for the roasted chicken. This freezer meal is one of my blog readers’ favorites. Plus it’s so full of flavor.
California Club Pasta Salad – use turkey in this awesome salad instead of chicken and turn it into a wonderful thanksgiving leftovers freezer meal.
Make Ahead Turkey Enchiladas. Use leftover turkey instead of chicken and freeze it for a dinner later.
Make Ahead Eggnog French Toast Bake – Use up all the leftover ROLLS!
Turkey Tortilla Salad with Pumpkin Seeds. Just substitute turkey for the shredded chicken breast.
Make Ahead & Freeze Turkey Cilantro Taquitos – These little freezer friendly taquitos are really perfection wrapped in a tortilla. Use your turkey instead of chicken.
Freezer Meal Leftover Turkey Fried Rice – use turkey instead of ham for a yummy turkey fried rice.
Turkey Pot Pie – All you need to do is use your leftover gravy, add in some frozen veggies and potatoes plus leftover turkey and you’re all set!
After Thanksgiving Casserole – one of my family favorites.
Freeze your leftover Mashed Potatoes for another day – they are freezer friendly. I also sometimes take some butter and fry my potatoes to get them all crispy for breakfast the next day…mmmmm.
Creamy Turkey Noodle Casserole. So creamy, so delish. Use turkey in place of the tuna.
Authentic Turkey Enchiladas – use turkey instead of chicken.
Make Homemade Turkey Stock using the bones from the turkey to freeze for using later.
Bowtie Creamy Turkey Noodle Soup – just substitute turkey for the chicken. Yum!
If all else – take your leftover turkey and freeze it in a freezer safe gallon sized bag, remembering to remove as much air as possible to avoid any freezer burn. I hope these Thanksgiving leftovers freezer meals ideas help you out. Happy freezer cooking friends!
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Food is my love language. But so is saving money. So I like to combine the two a lot and make thrifty make ahead and freeze meals to save time. Because life is busy, and freezer meals can come to the rescue for all of us. And yes, they actually CAN taste good. Read more...