11 Ways to Repurpose All Your Leftover Holiday Favorites

The best part about a holiday feast isn't always the feast itself… It's the leftovers. Think about it: With the stress of all the holiday prep and hosting anxiety behind you, the only thing left is peace, quiet, and a whole lot of deliciousness tucked away in the fridge. Or on the other hand, you may feel the exact opposite, and that's okay, too.

Allow us to present you with a silver lining: Leftovers are a great way to stretch the festivities beyond the day of the holiday itself. And since we all know this world is made up of more than two types of people, we're also addressing the third type of person, who basically despises leftovers because that means they have to eat the same thing on a loop for every. single. meal.

The good news is that we're full of ideas that'll inspire exciting new ways to repurpose your holiday leftovers, from turkey to mashed potatoes, sauces, and any other side dishes aging in the fridge. So scroll through the 11 recipes below to make the most of out of your Thanksgiving and winter holiday leftovers and all the hard work that went into them. We promise they'll satisfy everyone.