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Centr Team

6 healthy leftover turkey recipes

Centr Team

A holiday favorite, turkey has earned a special spot on the dining table.

Every mouthful brings a taste of the holidays, and since turkey is protein-rich, low in fat, and a good source of Vitamin B, why wouldn’t you want to keep the festivities going by making the most of your leftovers?

We’ve put together 6 recipes for leftover turkey ranging from wraps to ramen and pies to pasta bakes, as well as a few tips for eating and reheating.

So whether you’re after a quick, nutritious lunch or a mouth-watering meal to impress the family, you’ll find something simple and suitable below.

How long is leftover turkey good for?

Roast turkey will keep for 3–4 days in the fridge, but be sure to store it in an airtight container. If you have a lot of leftovers, you can also store your turkey in the freezer for 3–4 months.

How should I prepare leftover turkey?

If you’re making a hot meal, like a pie or pasta bake, make sure your turkey is properly reheated all the way through before eating.

Alternatively, you can add cold turkey to wraps or salads and enjoy straight away.

Now that you know how to prepare it, take a bite out of our favorite leftover turkey recipes.

A tortilla piled with hummus lettuce, roast turkey, sundried tomatoes sits on a stone plate on a wooden board.

1. Turkey & Sundried Tomato Wrap

A Mediterranean take on leftover turkey, this recipe incorporates hummus and sundried tomato for a quick lunchtime fix.

One half of Centr's turkey, feta and spinach wrap sits on top of the other, on paper, resting on a wooden board.

2. Turkey, Feta & Spinach Wrap

Because everything tastes better with crumbly feta, and your turkey leftovers are no exception.

A  turkey & ham filo pie, cut in half, rests on a grey plate with a blue linen napkin, knife and fork on the side.

3. Leftover Turkey & Ham Filo Pies

These crispy golden parcels of goodness are a delicious way to repurpose any leftover turkey and ham.

Centr's leftover turkey and crispy bacon wraps sits on a wooden board, with a small dish of mayonnaise on the side.

4. Leftover Turkey & Crispy Bacon Wrap

If you’re always looking for an excuse to fry up some bacon, this tasty wrap nails the brief.

A bowl of Centr's simple chicken ramen rests on a matching plate with wooden chopsticks on the side.

5. Simple Turkey Ramen

Craving ramen? Swap the chicken in the recipe for turkey and enjoy a simple recipe that elevates your leftovers.

A stoneware tray of Centr's smoky tomato and chicken pasta bake rests on a wooden board, with a serving on a plate behind the tray.

6. Smoky Tomato & Turkey Pasta Bake

Repeat after us: you can’t go wrong with pasta bake. Simply swap the chicken in this recipe for turkey.

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