Leftover Turkey Stroganoff Recipe – a Light and Healthy Dinner Idea

by Kremy

You roasted a turkey and your fridge is full of leftovers that nobody is eating? Well, it’s time for repurposing and creating something totally different and delicious! Beef stroganoff is one of the most famous and traditional Russian dishes. When you have leftovers, especially chicken or turkey, transforming them in a new dish is super easy. This leftover turkey Stroganoff recipe is super easy and you can adapt it to your taste.

Leftover Turkey Stroganoff Recipe

leftover turkey stroganoff recipe

This recipe is not the classic Stroganoff, but this in no way makes it worse than the traditional one. You may find out that you like this version of Stroganoff better! Just give it a try, you already have the meat, so it will take you 15-20 minutes from start to finish! And the best? You only need a skillet to prepare it! Isn’t that great! Can you substitute turkey with chicken meat? Absolutely!

Here Are the Leftover Turkey Stroganoff Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (340g) leftover turkey meat, shredded
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces/200g mushrooms,sliced
  • ¼ cup (60ml) white wine
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) chicken broth
  • ¾ cup (180ml) heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • Salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Parsley for garnish, optional


  • Melt the butter in a large skillet on medium high heat.
  • Saute onion, garlic and mushrooms. Cook until mushrooms are tender, about 5-8 minutes.
  • Pour the wine, chicken broth and heavy cream, add the mustard and the leftover turkey. Cook until it starts to simmer – 5-7 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and garnish with parsley before serving.

What to serve with turkey Stroganoff? You can hardly go wrong with any side dish, here are just some of the options: pasta, mashed potatoes, roasted potatoes, Brussel sprouts, garlic bread.

More turkey leftover recipes:

Quick and Easy Homemade Leftover Turkey Soup Recipe

Turkey Leftover Pasta Bake Recipe

Leftover Turkey Pie Recipe

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