A fridgeful of scraps after Christmas day is an opportunity for a week’s worth of tasty dishes. With ingenious ways to use even your least favourite leftovers, these creative recipes will become a post-Christmas staple.
Bubble and squeak
This fried vegetable delight is a boxing day staple across the UK and a great way to use your vegetable leftovers. It’s such an old favourite that it goes by many names. In Ireland it’s called colcannon, the welsh stew variant is cawl cennin, and Scotland has the best – rumbledethumps. Genius.
We love the recipe over at BBC Good Food which adds caramelised shallots for delicious sweetness.
Turkey pasta bake
Revitalise your turkey with this hearty pasta bake. Its full of cheesy, bacon-y goodness, perfect comfort food for a cold evening in.
Find the full Recipe on BBC Good Food.
Roast brussels sprouts with eggs and caramelised onion
Spruce up any neglected sprouts with this mouth-watering oven dish. This recipe from Delicious pairs your sprouts with sweet caramelised onion, eggs, and some carefully chosen herbs and spices for a baked dinner to convert everyone to the humble veg.
Spice up your Christmas with some turkey enchiladas. These wraps are a great way to use up any leftover meat, and a nice twist on the typical festive menu.
Find the full recipe over at Delicious.
Toad in the Hole
Everyone too full to finish the sausages? Instead of giving them to the dog, make this hearty British classic. You can even add any leftover stuffing, brussels sprouts or any other veg you have left.
Follow Jamie Oliver’s delicious recipe here.