Turkey minestrone

Healthy Christmas leftovers recipes

30 Recipes

Nutritious and delicious ways to use up your festive fare...

Turkey minestrone

0

(0 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
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Turkey & potato curry

4.6875

(8 ratings)

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

Moroccan turkey salad

5

(1 rating)

Use up abundant roast meat in a healthy salad with aubergine, tomatoes, pomegranate and mint
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Toasted sesame sprouts

0

(0 ratings)

Flavour versatile Brussels sprouts with mirin, soy, sesame and chilli and serve as a healthy side dish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy vegetable egg fried rice

4.194445

(9 ratings)

Spice up your rice with this easy recipe and feel free to mix things up with different veg
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Moroccan roasted vegetable soup

4.5125

(20 ratings)

Roasted roots are perfect for making soup- we used parsnips, butternut squash and carrots, flavoured with ras el hanout spice mix
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Baked salmon & eggs

3.833335

(6 ratings)

Do something different with your eggs and smoked salmon by baking into a bread roll for an extra special brunch
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken, kale & sprout stir-fry

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Brussels sprouts aren't just for Christmas- add them to a healthy noodle pot for extra nutrition and crunch
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Thai chicken salad

5

(2 ratings)

This salad couldn't be easier to make - simply shred leftover cooked chicken and mix with Asian flavours, tropical fruit, cashew nuts and herbs
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Boxing Day soup

4.714285

(7 ratings)

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

All-in-one roast bubble & squeak

4.6

(5 ratings)

This bubble & squeak with sprouts, bacon and potato needn't be relegated to leftovers- it makes a great alternative to roasties...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Turkey & spring onion wraps

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Give yourself a low-fat treat with these super-quick sandwich tortillas - a fab way of using up leftover turkey
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cranberry chicken salad

4.375

(2 ratings)

Use up leftover cranberry sauce in this healthy salad. Add a can of cannellini beans if you want to bulk it up
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Ham & horseradish salad

4.5

(4 ratings)

A delicious, easy and superhealthy treat - counts as one of your 5-a-day
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Warm cauliflower salad

4.66

(25 ratings)

Cauliflower is often overlooked, but try it roasted in this winter salad for a plateful of crunchy goodness
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Mashed parsnip & sprout colcannon

4.333335

(3 ratings)

This is a delicious accompaniment to Christmas dinner, but is also a great way to use up those leftover cooked sprouts
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Turkey noodle soup

4.45

(10 ratings)

Healthy, cheap and quick - this soup is a great way to use up leftover turkey or chicken
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pea, ham hock & watercress salad

5

(1 rating)

Pea, ham and parsley are one of life's great combinations - this green salad with mustard dressing is simple, fresh and healthy
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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

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

Turkey & parsnip curry

4.23077

(13 ratings)

This post-Christmas curry is full of flavour and so easy to make - even better, it's all cooked in one pan, so there's very little washing up
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Versatile veg soup

4.69231

(52 ratings)

A basic soup recipe that can be adapted to whatever needs using up from the fridge
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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