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Christmas leftovers recipes

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Use up your Christmas dinner leftovers, including turkey and all the trimmings. From stir-fries to pies, these recipes are packed with festive flavour.

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  • Ham & turkey pie on a plate

    Next level turkey & ham pie

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.36 ratings

    Use up the Christmas leftovers to make this hearty, deep-filled turkey and ham pie. You could use shop-bought pastry but nothing beats homemade

  • Festive stuffed chicken served on a plate with potatoes and salad

    Festive stuffed chicken

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Use leftover ingredients from Christmas including Boursin cheese, cranberry jelly and stuffing in this festive dish. Ideal for casual entertaining

  • Roast potatoes in a bowl

    Refried roasties

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Use up potatoes left over from Christmas and make these refried roasties with pickled onions and thyme. Ideal for a Boxing Day buffet

  • Spicy turkey noodles in a wok alongside two bowls

    Spicy turkey noodles

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • Mustardy sausage & sprout gnocchi served on a plate

    Mustardy sausage & sprout gnocchi

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Left-over sprouts in your fridge? Make the most of them with our mustardy sausage gnocchi for supper. It takes just 25 minutes to make

  • Red cabbage, cauliflower & coconut dhal served in a bowl

    Red cabbage, cauliflower & coconut dhal

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.17 ratings

    Use up your leftover red cabbage and cauliflower at Christmas to make this easy dhal with coconut. It's satisfying, healthy and full of nutrients

  • Turkey cobb salad served in a bowl

    Turkey cobb salad

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Enjoy this turkey cobb salad as a healthy party platter to use up Christmas leftovers. It's full of vibrant flavours like pancetta, avocado, eggs, chicory and tomatoes

  • Root veg lentil bowl with herb pistou served in a bowl

    Root veg lentil bowl with herb pistou

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Give your leftover Christmas veg a healthy makeover with this meal in a bowl. Packed with lentils, spinach and herbs, it's filling and flavourful. Try it with carrots or parsnips

  • Sprout remoulade served in a decorative bowl

    Sprout remoulade

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Liven up leftover sprouts by making an easy remoulade with mayonnaise, lemon, crème fraîche, mustard and parsley. Great for a Boxing Day buffet

  • Cheeseboard macaroni cheese served in a casserole dish

    Cheeseboard macaroni cheese

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.23 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

  • A cheese & garlic pull-apart loaf on a wire cooling tray

    Cheese & garlic pull-apart loaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make this tasty cheese and garlic loaf to use up leftover cheddar and parmesan. It makes a great savoury snack, or an easy lunch with cold meats

  • Slow cooker turkey pho served in two bowls

    Slow cooker turkey pho

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Reduce food waste by using your leftover Christmas turkey to make stock – it’s great in our Asian-inspired pho noodle soup, full of fresh flavours

  • Creamy sprout, hazelnut & leek pasta served in a bowl

    Creamy sprout, hazelnut & leek pasta

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Use up your leftover Christmas Brussels sprouts in this comforting pasta recipe. The dish is healthy and low in calories, making it ideal after those festive indulgences

  • Turkey tikka masala in a pot

    Turkey tikka masala

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.26 ratings

    Crave spice after the traditional Christmas lunch? Want to turn your leftover turkey into a whole new dish? This tasty turkey tikka masala is for you

  • Leftover turkey fricassee served with pasta

    Leftover turkey fricassee

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.18 ratings

    Make the most of leftover roast turkey with this creamy fricassee. It's delicious served with potatoes or pasta, and ideal for using up turkey from Christmas dinner

  • Klump served in a casserole dish

    Klump

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Try this German-inspired dish, packed with potatoes, bacon, pears and kale. It's a great way to get through leftovers – swap the bacon for ham if preferred

  • Baked potato skins with brie & truffle served on a plate

    Baked potato skins with brie & truffle

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • A bowlful of pickled red cabbage with walnuts & apple

    Pickled red cabbage with walnuts & apple

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Serve this festive pickled red cabbage with cold cuts and sausage rolls on Boxing Day and beyond. It also makes a fantastic side dish for Christmas Day

  • Moroccan-spiced turkey pie

    Moroccan-spiced turkey pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.10 ratings

    Transform leftover turkey in this spiced filo pastry parcel, inspired by a Moroccan pastilla - a perfect main course for Boxing Day

  • Turkey ramen

    Turkey ramen

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.12 ratings

    A different way to use leftover turkey. Add leftover gravy too to add extra rich, meaty flavour to this warming broth with noodles, dried shiitake and eggs

  • Chocolate sundaes with pear & Christmas pud

    Chocolate sundaes with pear & Christmas pud

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Use up leftover Christmas pudding or cake with these decadent, boozy sundaes, drizzled with a chocolate orange sauce and finished with toasted chopped hazelnuts

  • Bombay potato omelette served in a frying pan

    Bombay potato omelette

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make this comforting Bombay potato omelette as an easy lunch or simple supper. To serve, top with a drizzle of yogurt or raita and some chilli sauce

  • Turkey minestrone

    Turkey minestrone

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    A warm and comforting turkey soup recipe to put your Christmas leftovers to good use. Easy to prepare and low fat, this soup is a perfect post-Christmas pick me up

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