Category Archives: Leftovers

Holiday Leftover Recipe Roundup

You have a fridge full of leftovers.  If you are like me, you made extra food on purpose so there would be a fridge full of leftovers.  Don’t pass up the opportunity to make a batch of stock with your … Continue reading

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Turkey Croquettes

What can I do with all this leftover turkey and stuffing?  Turn them into these crisp, satisfying croquettes! 2 C. diced, cooked turkey 2 C. leftover stuffing click here for recipe 2 eggs, beaten salt and pepper 1/2 C. cooked … Continue reading

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Stacked Tacos with Fried Eggs

Eggs are the new bacon. 2 C. dried pinto beans* 4 C. water 1 onion, diced 2 t. cumin 2 t. chili powder 2 t. salt 2 C. leftover roasted chicken, cubed 1 C. shredded cabbage 1 jalapeño, sliced 1/2 … Continue reading

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Fromage Fort

This sounds fussy and fancy but it’s actually just a form of cheese whiz, and it’s a great way to use up those end pieces of cheese.  The name translates to “strong cheese” but it can be rather mild depending … Continue reading

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Turkey Macaroni Bake

Here’s a great way to use your leftover cooked turkey or chicken.  This family-pleasing casserole takes about thirty minutes to make and bake.  Double it and freeze half unbaked for a night when you don’t feel like cooking. 2 C. … Continue reading

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Savory Meatloaf with Leftover Stuffing

Use up your leftover stuffing and gravy in this easy-enough-for-a-weeknight, savory meatloaf. 1 1/4 lb. ground beef, chicken, turkey, or pork 3 C. cold, leftover stuffing, chopped and loosely packed 1/2 small yellow onion, minced 1/2 C. cold gravy 1/4 … Continue reading

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Potato Chive Fritters

This is a terrific use for leftover mashed potatoes.  A cup of mashed potatoes can sometimes seem like it isn’t worth saving.  Add a couple of ingredients and you’ve got a delicious side dish for a family of four . … Continue reading

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Turkey Croquettes

What can I do with all this leftover turkey and stuffing?  Turn them into these crisp, satisfying croquettes! 2 C. diced, cooked turkey 2 C. leftover stuffing click here for recipe 2 eggs, beaten salt and pepper 1/2 C. cooked … Continue reading

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Steak and Egg Salad

It’s pretty rare for us to have leftover steak.  Steak is a favorite at our house and the boys will gladly stuff themselves rather than leave any for the next day.  Once in a while, however I am lucky enough … Continue reading

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Creamy Cauliflower Bake

Here’s a great way to use up leftover steamed cauliflower.  The panko gives it a nice crispy crust and the mozzarella cheese doesn’t hurt either! 1 C. steamed cauliflower, chopped 1 egg, beaten 1/4 C. plus 2 T. shredded mozzarella … Continue reading

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