18 Leftover Turkey Recipes You'll Actually Want to Eat

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Congrats! No more hosting the in-laws, no more freaking out over place settings, no more holiday stress in general (for another 3 weeks, anyway). Everyone's favorite day to gobble up gobblers — and then lie face-down on the floor in a delirious tryptophan coma — has come and gone. If you're lucky, you'll still have a gigantic bounty of food for making cranberry sauce cocktails; giving yourself a luxurious pumpkin facial; getting crafty with sweet potato stamps; and powering through Black Friday by snacking on leftover biscuits...or pelting competing shoppers with them.

But what about all that remaining bird? The obvious thing to do would be to remake the reliable leftover classics, like turkey sandwiches and...more turkey sandwiches. Let's face it — the standard turkey re-mixes can get boring pretty quick. But turkey ravioli? Turkey tacos? Turkey hash? You’ll be just as excited to chow down on these inventive, economical concoctions as you were at the main event. Click on for 18 fresh, easy, inspired recipes — including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack ideas — to get the most out of fall’s number one fowl.

— By Kara Freewind and Emily K. McDonald

Image: How Sweet It Is

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