12 Recipes That Spice Up Thanksgiving Leftovers

Give life to your leftovers with these recipes.

ByABC News
November 27, 2015, 7:47 AM

-- intro: With stomachs stuffed with food and fridges stuffed with turkey, here are some post-Thanksgiving recipes that will give life to your leftovers. Whether it's a sandwich or cookie made with stuffing, these recipes are sure to put a dent in your fridge.

quicklist:1category: title: Stephanie Smith Makes 'GMA's Thanksgiving Morning-After Monte Cristourl: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Thanksgiving/recipe/39gma39s-thanksgiving-morning-monte-cristo-sandwich-recipe-stephanie-35436418text: Cranberries and Brie elevate your turkey leftovers and please your taste buds, too. Click here to see the recipe.media: 35435976related:21043439~35118371~35424268

quicklist: 2category: title: Emeril Lagasse's Layered Turkey Enchiladasurl: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/recipe/layered-turkey-enchiladas-recipe-emeril-lagasse-27195304text: Spice up your turkey leftovers by transforming them into turkey enchiladas. With chili powder, three cheeses, corn tortillas, and fresh cilantro for garnish and more, and you'll have a whole new meal for the whole family to enjoy.media:27196425

quicklist: 3category: title: Emeril Lagasse's Chopped Salad Wrap with Roast Turkey, Roquefort and Baconurl: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/recipe/chopped-salad-wrap-roast-turkey-roquefort-bacon-recipe-27194077text: Wrap up your turkey and add bacon and Roquefort to transform your leftovers.media:26917662

quicklist: 4category: title:Emeril Lagasse's Cheesy Turkey and Vegetable Casseroleurl: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/recipe/cheesy-turkey-vegetable-casserole-recipe-emeril-lagasse-21043427text: Like a baked ziti on steroids, this Thanksgiving-flavored casserole is pure comfort food.media:21034308

quicklist: 5category: title: Emeril Lagasse's Turkey and Rice Soup With Vegetablesurl: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/recipe/turkey-rice-soup-vegetables-recipe-emeril-lagasse-21043439text: Warm up the day with this easy and satisfying soup.media:21034476

quicklist: 6category: title: Emeril's Pressed Roast Turkey, Pesto and Provolone Sandwichesurl: 17708665text: Press your turkey into a delicious panini sandwich from Emeril. Pesto and provolone give this sandwich Italian flair. Click here to see the recipe.media:17717342related: 7124341~6992167~15017686~17708665

quicklist: 7category: title: Elizabeth Karmel's Bourbon Pecan Pumpkin Pie Milkshakeurl: 14907018text: This milkshake from Hill Country's executive chef, Elizabeth Karmel, is easy as pie. Blend your favorite pies with ice cream for the ultimate indulgence. Click here to see the recipe.media:14914893related:17769156~17769040~17768946

quicklist: 8category: title: Emeril's 'The Rachel' Sandwichurl: 17708703text: These open-faced sandwiches disguise over-cooked turkey. Serve them topped with Emeril's spicy jicama and jalapeno coleslaw. Click here to see the recipe.media:17717319related:7124021~7123626~15027681

quicklist: 9category: title: Downtown Cookie Co's Pepperidge Farm Stuffing Cookieurl: 17781680text: Made with stuffing, these cookies are an unexpectedly delicious treat. Use extra stuffing mix and mix it into the cookie dough. Don't be afraid to dunk them in milk! Click here to see the recipe.media:17779151related:17792591

quicklist: 10category: title: Turkey Tex-Mex Casseroleurl: 9055522text: Try something new with this tex-mex casserole from Emeril. This works as an easy weeknight meal when you're tired of plain turkey. Click here to see the recipe.media:9173822related:7221663~15027681

quicklist: 11category: title: Sandra Lee's Turkey Soupurl: 14958208text: Use the gizzards and turkey bones to make this flavorful soup. Add pasta, vegetables and white or dark meat for warm and hearty lunch. Click here to see the recipe.media:14963583related:15017706~14956522~15045815

quicklist: 12category: title: Emeril Lagasse's Turkey Waldorf Sandwichurl: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/recipe/turkey-waldorf-sandwich-recipe-emeril-lagasse-21043428text: Doll up your next-day sandwiches with fresh apples, dried cherries and pecans.media:21034389