So Christmas has come and gone, but you’re left dealing with (what feels like) unending containers of turkey from the last family feast. If the thought of having to cook and consume leftovers for the next few days is making you queasy, we’re here to show you that there are plenty of yummy ways to transform day-old turkey into something amazing.
But first, how long can you keep cooked turkey for?
If it’s kept in the fridge, you can still consume cooked turkey up to three or four days. Always remember to heat up leftover turkey until it’s piping hot all the way through, and never reheat more than once.
Creative recipes with leftover turkey
If you have containers of dry turkey meat left from your festive feast, don’t fret. From stirfried turkey noodles to turkey pastries, there are so many delicious ways to finish up the bird without making the family dread having leftovers for days. (Psst, you can replace turkey with chicken, too!)
Check out our top 10 leftover turkey recipes below: