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Boxing Day recipes

65 Recipes

Whether it's a stunning ham centrepiece or a mash-up of Christmas leftovers, we've got a selection of Boxing Day recipes to impress family and friends.

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

Tangy chicory salad

0

(0 ratings)

Dress this chicory salad with sherry vinegar, honey and orange for a taste of sunshine in winter. It's ideal for a Christmas buffet served with ham...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Fruity turkey tagine

4.625

(8 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

(2 ratings)

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

4.42857

(14 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

(4 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

Sweet potato & sprout hash with poached eggs

4.066665

(15 ratings)

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 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey Bánh mì

5

(3 ratings)

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

Mincemeat samosas

5

(2 ratings)

Give mince pies a makeover with this alternative recipe - all the festive flavour wrapped up in sheets of filo pastry and baked until crisp
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Marzipan Eccles tarts

4.8

(5 ratings)

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

Leftover turkey casserole

4.65

(20 ratings)

This one pot stew uses up all your roast dinner leftovers in one go and has a great honey mustard tang
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Boxing Day soup

4.77778

(9 ratings)

Use up your leftover Christmas Day vegetables in this comforting winter soup
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Maple & mustard glazed ham

4.822785

(79 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay’s succulent maple-glazed ham is perfect for a Boxing Day feast
  • 3 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort

Honeyed carrot salad

4.75

(4 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay's carrot salad is the perfect accompaniment to your Boxing Day feast.
  • 17 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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