15 Low Carb Leftover Turkey Recipes (2024)

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If you have leftover turkey the day after Thanksgiving or Christmas and want to make a lighter, low-carb meal, I got you covered with these 15 delicious low-carb leftover turkey recipes!

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Low-carb leftover turkey ideas

If you've ever felt like a beached whale after a delicious Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, it's probably because you overdid it a little with the second and third helpings. I don't blame you! I'm guilty of that every year.

But if you want to have a lighter, lower-carb meal the day after Thanksgiving and want to incorporate your leftover turkey, I got you covered. Keep in mind that these recipes below are not necessarily ultra low-carb. They may or may not be suitable for the keto diet, depending on the rest of your macros.

They're just ideas for ways to use leftover turkey in low-carb recipes, or at least recipes that are not loaded with pasta or rice. So browse through these leftover turkey recipe and plan your menu for lunch and dinner the days following Thanksgiving!

And by the way, if you're still undecided about how you're cooking Turkey for Thanksgiving, may I suggest two delicious turkey recipes? Roasted Turkey Breast and Dry Brine Turkey.

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Keto Broccoli Casserole with Turkey

Comforting, creamy, delicious, and low-carb! This leftover turkey casserole with broccoli even has veggies to fill you up.

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Turkey Mole

Mole sauce is a very flavorful Mexican sauce that has a little bit of chocolate in it for a super savory rich flavor. This easy recipe for leftover turkey mole uses a great shortcut! Oh, and if you're ever interested in making mole sauce from scratch (without any hard-to-find ingredients), try my chicken mole.

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Turkey Cacciatore

This turkey cacciatore recipe is so full of flavor! And it's actually easier to make with leftover turkey than with raw turkey. You do not need any flour when using leftover turkey.

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Turkey Stock

Save the carcass and bones from your holiday dinner to make delicious turkey stock! Use that stock in soups as needed, or freeze the rest.

Related recipe:Leftover Turkey Pot Pie

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Leftover Turkey Tikka Masala

If you love tikka masala, then you'll love this twist on the Indian dish. The leftover turkey gets marinated in a delicious yogurt marinade before it is combined with the tikka masala sauce.

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Keto Hot Brown Turkey Casserole

Cheesy, bacony, and delicious! This low-carb casserole is a favorite for kids and adults. And if someone in your family is not following a low-carb diet and wants to pair it with some noodles or rice, the creamy sauce would be delicious spooned all over!

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Low Carb Thanksgiving Sandwich

Yes, you can have a leftover Thanksgiving dinner sandwich even if you're trying to keep it low-carb! Use this recipe for low-carb sandwich bread and enjoy!

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Easy Leftover Turkey Curry

A delicious aromatic curry of cooked turkey, onions and peppers in a creamy, spicy masala sauce.

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Leftover Turkey Enchiladas

Use low-carb tortillas or crepini to make this leftover turkey enchilada into a lighter, low-carb meal!

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Low Carb Leftover Turkey Calzones

The low-carb dough for these turkey calzones is easy, cheesy, and delicious! So good!

Did you make ham for the holidays?? Make this low-carb ham and egg salad with leftover ham!

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Turkey Salad with Cranberries

Leftover turkey makes a great turkey salad! Serve it over greens, in lettuce wraps, or in low-carb wraps for a light lunch with Thanksgiving leftovers.

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Turkey Chili

What could be better than a hot bowl of chili the day after Thanksgiving?? This chili recipe can be made with leftover cooked turkey. Skip the beans or reduce the beans for a lower-carb chili.

More Thanksgiving leftovers recipes:Leftover Mashed Potato Fritters and Bubble and Squeak Cakes

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Leftover Turkey Soup Recipe

This turkey soup uses cauliflower rice for a low-carb satisfying soup. Healthy and delicious!

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Easy Turkey Cauliflower Soup

The savory dairy-free creamy broth in this soup is so good! I typically make this soup with leftover chicken, but it works just as well with leftover turkey! Low-carb, nutritious, delicious.

Don't forget to check out this list of holiday co*cktails for the holiday season!!

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