I hope you had a wonderful Christmas Day and I hope especially that your Christmas dinners went well…but is your fridge now groaning with leftovers? Would you like a few simple ideas for leftover turkey and other bits and bobs you might have lurking in your fridge? Here are 7 easy peasy recipe ideas for all those Boxing Day leftovers…
First up this easy peasy pie that will use up all your turkey and vegetable leftovers AND any gravy and cream you have knocking about too. In fact all you need to add is an onion, some flour and some butter…it’s like getting a new meal for free!
Or perhaps you’d like something completely different. This simple turkey curry uses a jar of Thai green curry sauce to keep things super easy after the all the craziness at Christmas and only takes 10 minutes to make.
Or do you need a recipe for a Boxing Day buffet you are attending? How about this simple rice salad inspired by the delicious flavours in chilli con carne and guacamole. It only takes 15 minutes and will totally transform your turkey leftovers.
It’s not just turkey that we end up with too much of each year. This simple recipe uses leftover smoked salmon and leftover cream (or crème fraiche) to make a delicious pasta dish that is ready in a matter of minutes.
Or what about this easy peasy vegetarian pasta dish that will take care of that leftover piece of stilton and any walnuts you might have lurking about.
Do you have a little bit left in a jar of mincemeat? Don’t throw it away! Add it to your next apple crumble for a lovely festive twist on a classic pud.
And finally, hands up who bought too many sprouts? If you are wondering what to do with a mountain of leftover sprouts check out this post where I share not 1, not 2 but 7 exciting things to do with sprouts!