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Fruity turkey tagine

Christmas leftovers recipes

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Tasty ways to use up your turkey and trimmings.

Fruity turkey tagine

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(3 ratings)
Freshen up Christmas leftovers of turkey, carrots and parsnips with ras el hanout in this sweet and spicy Moroccan stew
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Christmas cake soufflés

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Turn leftover fruitcake or Christmas pudding into these individual hot desserts, served with warm caramel sauce to pour into each pot
35 minutes
Moderately easy

Cranberry, sprout & pecan pilaf

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This Persian inspired spiced rice dish makes a hearty vegetarian main, a side dish to roast meats, or an attractive addition to a Boxing Day buffet
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Jumbo turkey samosas

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Use up leftover cooked potatoes and turkey in these spiced filo pastry parcels, then serve with tangy mango chutney
1 hour
Easy

Ham & veg crumble

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Ham and root vegetables are coated in a creamy mustard and crème fraîche sauce, then topped with savoury crumble in this winter bake
1 hour and 15 minutes
Easy

Raid-the-fridge burritos

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Use up leftover chicken, ham, beef or pork in these toasted flatbread wraps filled with spiced Mexican-style rice and beans
1 hour
Easy

Winter apple & squash panzanella

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Give the classic Italian tomato and stale bread salad a seasonal twist with hazelnuts, cranberries, squash and apple
1 hour
Easy
Vegetarian

Sweet potato & sprout hash with poached eggs

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This quick and easy pan-fried dish uses up leftover Brussels sprouts for a delicious Boxing day brunch, or a low fat, low calorie weeknight dinner
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Smoked mackerel, parsnip & Puy lentil salad

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Roast parsnips until sticky and tender, then toss with a lemon and horseradish dressing for a light lunch or weeknight dinner
40 minutes
Easy

Ham & watercress salad with clementine dressing

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Use up leftover festive ingredients such as ham, hazelnuts, cranberries and clementines in this light salad - perfect after a week of indulgence
20 minutes
Easy

Turkey Bánh mì

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Use up leftovers from a Sunday roast such as turkey and red cabbage in this vibrant Vietnamese sandwich
30 minutes
Easy

Brussels sprout, bacon & Stilton pizzettas

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Ciabatta bread mix is the perfect cheat to get quick homemade pizza dough - top with leftover Brussels sprouts, blue cheese and sage
55 minutes
Easy

Smoked salmon rice salad

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Have some leftover smoked fish on your hands? Create this light and fresh Asian-style salad with a chilli and sesame dressing
10 minutes
Easy

Turkey & potato curry

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(4 ratings)
Go classic with your turkey leftovers and whip up this healthy spice-filled stew with peppers and tomatoes
20 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Cheeseboard soufflé & seasonal salad

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This luxuriously light soufflé is a good way to use up a selection of leftover cheeses
1 hour
Moderately easy

Christmas pudding trifle

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Use leftover Christmas pudding to rustle up this speedy and sumptuously creamy trifle with Grand Marnier-steeped oranges
15 minutes
Easy

Turkey cacciatore with a twist

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This tasty Italian cheese and tomato bake is a fab way to use up leftover meat and a true family favourite
1 hour
Easy

Leftover veg & orange cake

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A novel way to use up root vegetables is to bake up a sweet, moist sponge with citrus flavours
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Christmas sausage & veg tortilla

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Turn your leftovers into a fantastic family supper with this hearty baked omelette with chipolatas
35 minutes
Easy

Marzipan Eccles tarts

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This fun spin on the traditional Lancashire fruit cakes uses leftover marzipan to make irresistible individual pies
1 hour and 15 minutes
Easy

Chicken, ham, leek & roast potato pie

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(5 ratings)
This bake is a great way to use up leftover roast potatoes or gammon and can be made-ahead and frozen for convenience
1 hour and 40 minutes
Easy

Melty cheese fondue pot

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If you love dunking into a gooey baked Brie or Camembert this cheeseboard-inspired dip is for you
38 minutes
Easy

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