Have a tonne of unconsumed food after the big Christmas party? Don’t throw them away, try out these recipes that will give your leftovers a second life.
Don’t feel like doing any heavy cooking on Boxing Day but still want to indulge in a quick treat? Toasties would do just the trick! Layer leftover ham between bread with slices of tomato and cheese and toast it up – gooey and delicious!
- Vegetable lasagna
Nothing says comfort food quite like lasagna, but if you’re steering clear from meat after a heavy Christmas dinner, load up on your leftover veggies instead. You can use spinach or kale, eggplants or even capsicum, and definitely, don’t forget the cheese – perfect comfort food!
- Seafood pasta salad
The perfect opportunity to use up leftover salad ingredients, toss together salad greens with seafood like prawns, scallops or mussels to create a scrumptious seafood pasta salad. Top off with mayonnaise, capers and herbs for an added elegance to the dish.
If you’re getting tired of plain fruit, why not try your hand at making sorbet? Simply cut up frozen leftover fruit, blend with sugar syrup and store the mixture in the freezer until ready to serve.
This was adapted from an article originally published in the December 2017 issue of SquareRooms.