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Easter leftover recipes

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Make the most of leftover Easter lamb, potatoes, chicken and chocolate with our easy recipes. Try curries, pie, stir-fries, desserts and more.

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  • Leftover lamb curry served on a plate

    Leftover lamb curry

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.49 ratings

    Make the most of leftover roast lamb with this flavour-packed leftover lamb curry. Serve with naan bread and basmati rice for an Indian feast

  • Easter egg rocky road

    Easter rocky road

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.16 ratings

    Kids will love using up leftover chocolate in this clever no-bake Easter rocky road. Make a sweet treat filled with mini eggs from BBC Good Food reader Zara Gilford

  • Leftover lamb & potato pie

    Leftover lamb & potato pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.23 ratings

    This spin on cottage pie is a great way of using up leftover meat and potatoes

  • Easter hot chocolate in a mug with marshmallows and mini eggs as a topping

    Easter hot chocolate

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Use up leftover chocolate from Easter eggs to make an indulgent hot chocolate. Top with squirty cream and marshmallows for a truly decadent drink

  • Spiced lamb pilaf

    Spiced lamb pilaf

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.21 ratings

    Make the most of Sunday's leftover roast lamb in this colourful spiced rice one-pot from BBC Good Food Magazine reader Karolina McCallan

  • Easter egg cheesecake with the first slice cut out

    Easter egg cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Got leftover Easter eggs to use up? Try incorporating them into an easy no-bake vanilla cheesecake. Chill the cheesecake overnight for the best results

  • Bubble & squeak with slice cut

    Bubble & squeak

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.46 ratings

    Bubble & squeak should be on everyone's radar come Christmas time – it's a great way of using up leftover mash, sprouts and cabbage

  • Spanish chicken pie

    Spanish chicken pie

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.44 ratings

    Roasted peppers, olives and paprika give this bake tons of flavour. It's a great way to use up leftover cooked chicken too

  • Shepherd's pie pasties

    Shepherd's pie pasties

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.15 ratings

    These pocket-sized pasties make an old favourite portable

  • Easter egg cookies displayed in a circle

    Easter egg cookies

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.32 ratings

    Create the perfect cookie with a soft, chewy centre and crisp outer edge. Mini eggs, white and dark chocolate chunks make them an indulgent Easter treat

  • Jumbo turkey samosas

    Jumbo turkey samosas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Leftover roast chicken pad thai

    Leftover roast chicken pad Thai

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Want to make the most of your leftover roast chicken? All you need is a pad Thai sauce and oodles of noodles to transform your chicken into something exciting

  • Lamb with buckwheat noodles & tomato dressing

    Lamb with buckwheat noodles & tomato dressing

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.11 ratings

    This stir-fry is low in fat and calories. Use a lean cut of meat and combine with plenty of vegetables to get four of your recommended 5-a-day

  • Indian-spiced fish cakes

    Indian-spiced fish cakes

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    Spice up leftover cooked salmon in these simple, freezable fishcakes with cooling raita

  • 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

  • Easter chocolate bark

    Easter chocolate bark

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This attractive chocolate treat makes a perfect alternative gift instead of Easter eggs, and it's easy enough for kids to make too

  • Lamb kuttu roti

    Lamb kuttu roti

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    This Sri Lankan dish uses leftover roast lamb, curry spices and flatbreads, fried together with egg and veggies in a delicious coconut-y supper for two

  • Easter egg brownies

    Easter egg brownies

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.40 ratings

    Loaded with chocolate eggs and chicks, this is the ultimate Easter centrepiece - an 'eggstra' special treat for afternoon tea or dessert

  • Roast chicken soup in a bowl with crusty bread

    Chicken soup

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.153 ratings

    Use up leftover chicken in this rustic soup with garlic yogurt. Best served with cheese scones

  • Oven-baked rösti cake

    Oven-baked rösti cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.11 ratings

    Grate potatoes into a hash brown-style patty and cook in the oven for a convenient and tasty side dish

  • Easter chocolate pots with pick ‘n’ mix toppings served in ramekins

    Easter chocolate pots with pick ‘n’ mix toppings

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Indulge at Easter time with these decadent chocolate pots made with custard and crème fraîche. Top with crushed mini eggs, hazelnuts and sprinkles

  • Salsa chicken & cheese tortillas

    Chicken quesadillas

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.37 ratings

    These easy, budget-friendly chicken quesadillas make a quick lunch for two or a simple party snack and are a great way to use up leftover roast chicken

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