Turkey minestrone

Healthy Christmas leftovers recipes

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

2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
30 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Go classic with your turkey leftovers and whip up this healthy spice-filled stew with peppers and tomatoes

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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41 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover roast or ready-cooked chicken in this healthy and warming South-American style soup, spiced up with cumin and chilli

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up abundant roast meat in a healthy salad with aubergine, tomatoes, pomegranate and mint

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

37 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Flavour versatile Brussels sprouts with mirin, soy, sesame and chilli and serve as a healthy side dish

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Spice up your rice with this easy recipe and feel free to mix things up with different veg

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
37 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
10 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use up your leftover Christmas Day vegetables in this comforting winter soup

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover Christmas fruit and nuts in this superhealthy and super quick meal

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
42 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Cauliflower is often overlooked, but try it roasted in this winter salad for a plateful of crunchy goodness

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This is a delicious accompaniment to Christmas dinner, but is also a great way to use up those leftover cooked sprouts

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star 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
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
24 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Use up a leftover chunk of ham in this healthy, but hearty, family supper

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
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