Yummy ways to use leftover turkey this Thanksgiving

How to Use Leftover Turkey With a Twist
So, how excited are you for Thanksgiving? If you're as excited for us then you've probably already started planning exactly what you're going to cook (and it's making your mouth water prematurely). But one thing we often don't plan for when the holiday's come around is what we're going to do with all the food we made the day after.

Think about it -- how many days in a row can you eat leftover turkey sandwiches and still think they're delicious? After awhile, they just get old. But not to worry, we're here to help cure your leftover blues.

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Take a look below at 6 leftover turkey recipes that will make your already packed fridge and hungry tummy happy! Happy almost Thanksgiving. Enjoy!

Homemade Turkey Soup

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Cheddar Turkey Casserole

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Turkey Pot Pie

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Turkey Focaccia Club

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Turkey Primavera

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Turkey Fettuccine Skillet

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Click through below for yummy casseroles to make on turkey day:
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Yummy ways to use leftover turkey this Thanksgiving

No. 1: Ryan Scott’s Killer Asparagus Green Bean Casserole

For this fun spin on Green Bean Casserole, Ryan Scott puts the cream sauce on the bottom, then adds asparagus (instead of green beans) and tops with crispy onions! Delish!

Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show

No. 2: Roasted Cauliflower Broccoli Pasta Bake with White Cheddar

Crispy pancetta is folded into a creamy white cheddar cheese sauce, with roasted cauliflower and broccoli. Stir in al dente pasta and top with crunchy, buttery bread crumbs.

Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show

No. 3: Carbonara Mac ‘n Cheese Soufflé and Spring Salad

Who says you can’t have bacon mac and cheese with your stuffing? Why choose one starchy side, when you can have both! It’s Thanksgiving!

Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show

No. 4: Ryan Scott's Green Bean Casserole with Celery Root and Bacon

If your family loves green bean casserole, but you want to change it up, try this updated version with a homemade celery root and mushroom cream sauce, and breadcrumbs combined with fried onions for the topping. Yum!

Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show

No. 5: Baked Pasta with Butternut Squash, Sausage & Ricotta

For another hearty side dish, why not try this cheesy baked pasta with that Thanksgiving staple – squash?

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No. 6: Spaghetti Squash Casserole

If you’re looking for a hearty, healthy dish, try Bob Harper’s Spaghetti Squash Casserole. We swap spaghetti for squash and mix in ground white turkey, roasted veggies, marinara and low-fat cottage cheese. Load up your plate with this casserole and don’t feel guilty about it.

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No. 7: It's Not Easy Being Green Bean Casserole

For a traditional but from-scratch take on green bean casserole, this this recipe! No canned soup or packaged fried onions here!

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