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Boxing Day recipes

54 Recipes

Use up leftovers or put on a show-stopping spread.

Bubble & squeak Boxing Day brunch

4

(1 rating)

Rustle up this vegan bubble & squeak brunch with the veggie leftovers from your Christmas Day dinner. Perfect for a lazy start to Boxing Day
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Brussels sprouts pad Thai

3.5

(2 ratings)

Vegans will love this pad Thai that you can make on Boxing Day to use up leftover Brussels sprouts. You could also cook the dish using fresh sprouts
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

All-the-trimmings traybake

4.25

(4 ratings)

Enjoy the best of Christmas in a traybake. A perfect Boxing Day feast for using up leftovers like potatoes, parsnips, carrots, sprouts and pigs-in-blankets
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Sprout, black pudding & apple röstis

3.75

(4 ratings)

Make tasty potato röstis with apple, Brussels sprouts and black pudding. Cumin and garlic boost the flavour for a tasty side dish, supper, or brunch
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Spicy turkey noodles

5

(1 rating)

Use up your turkey leftovers at Christmas to whip up our spicy turkey stir-fry. Or you could swap meat for Brussels sprouts to make a veggie alternative
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Baked potato skins with brie & truffle

5

(1 rating)

Use up leftover roast potatoes on Boxing Day and make luxury potato skins with brie and truffle. The latter is optional, but Christmas is a time to indulge
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Sour cherry & marzipan chrysanthemum pastry

5

(1 rating)

Serve this stunning cherry and marzipan dessert warm with clotted cream or crème fraîche. Any leftovers can be reheated as a breakfast pastry
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Brown rice canapé bowl

1

(1 rating)

Leftover canapés at Christmas? No problem. Pile them on top of the brown rice and veg in this low-fat, low-calorie, quick and easy lunch or supper dish
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Sprout & spinach baked eggs

3

(2 ratings)

Wondering what to do with leftover Brussels sprouts after Christmas? Rustle up these nutritious, delicious baked eggs for a reinvigorating Boxing Day brunch
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheeseboard macaroni cheese

3.857145

(7 ratings)

What better way to use up your cheeseboard after a dinner party than with a creamy mac 'n' cheese supper? Easy comfort food for a busy weeknight...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Crunchy almond panettone French toast

3

(1 rating)

If you're wondering what to do with your panettone leftovers, we've got the answer. It makes wonderful French toast as well as bread & butter pudding...
  • 23 mins
  • Easy

Turkey bubble & squeak

0

(0 ratings)

This easy turkey recipe from Joe Wicks uses up leftover meat and veg from Christmas. It’s lean too, meaning you can get an early start on the New Year new you!...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Potted salmon rillette

5

(1 rating)

This delicious starter is similar to a pâté, made with smoked salmon, cream cheese and horseradish for a kick - serve on crackers or toast
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Cranberry, sprout & pecan pilaf

5

(7 ratings)

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 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Christmas cake soufflés

0

(0 ratings)

Turn leftover fruitcake or Christmas pudding into these individual hot desserts, served with warm caramel sauce to pour into each pot
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

Fruity turkey tagine

4.833335

(6 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 mins
  • Easy

Cheesy sprout fondue

5

(1 rating)

This versatile recipe can be altered to transform your leftover cheese into a help-yourself starter - perfect served with crusty bread
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Lime semifreddo cheesecake

4.636365

(11 ratings)

This attractive frozen dessert can be made ahead and frozen for up to 3 months - perfect to get ahead for a Christmas dinner party
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Fruitcake with cheese & apples

0

(0 ratings)

The classic combination of apples and cheese is given a lift with thin slices of sweet fruitcake - a great festive party canapé or buffet treat
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Gruyère & onion tear & share

5

(2 ratings)

These tasty white bread rolls are filled with cheese and onion – let everyone help themselves as part of a buffet...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

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