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Christmas leftovers recipes

60 Recipes

Tasty ways to use up your turkey and trimmings.

Turkey Bánh mì

5

(2 ratings)

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

Smoked salmon rice salad

4.166665

(3 ratings)

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

Turkey & potato curry

4.72222

(9 ratings)

Go classic with your turkey leftovers and whip up this healthy spice-filled stew with peppers and tomatoes
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Christmas pudding trifle

5

(3 ratings)

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

Leftover veg & orange cake

3.90909

(11 ratings)

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

Marzipan Eccles tarts

5

(3 ratings)

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

Melty cheese fondue pot

5

(5 ratings)

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

Leftover turkey casserole

4.5

(12 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

Turkey Singapore noodles

5

(7 ratings)

Turkey curry is a traditional leftovers dish, but this stir-fry brings the dish bang up to date
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

Turkey tonnato salad

5

(2 ratings)

Tuna mayo on turkey may sound like an odd combination, but trust us! This Italian-style light lunch dish is the perfect remedy for Christmas excesses
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Caramel panettone pud

5

(1 rating)

This sweet, rich and fragrant pudding will have you fighting over the last portion
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Cheeseboard & onion tart

4.71739

(46 ratings)

Use up remnants of cheese in this delicious tart - a mixture of blue, creamy and cheddar works well
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ham & leek cobbler

4.272725

(22 ratings)

Use up a leftover chunk of ham in this healthy, but hearty, family supper
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Christmas stollen pudding

5

(3 ratings)

Good Food reader Marion Biles shares her recipe for this creamy and luxurious pud using leftover stollen
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

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