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Leftover cheese recipes

33 Recipes

Love your cheeseboard leftovers. From melty macaroni cheese, toasties and tarts to fluffy soufflés, we've got fabulous ideas for fromage.

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  • Next level three cheese risotto in a saucepan and bowls

    Next level three-cheese risotto

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Hone your risotto-making skills with our next-level three-cheese version, which uses the best ingredients. It's rich, perfect comfort food

  • Cheesy skillet hash brown & eggs

    Cheesy skillet hash brown & eggs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Brighten up breakfast or brunch with this easy, gratin-inspired cheesy skillet hash brown and eggs. It's ideal for lazy weekends when you have some solo time

  • Cheeseboard macaroni cheese served in a casserole dish

    Cheeseboard macaroni cheese

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.30 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

  • Cheeseboard & onion tart

    Cheeseboard & onion tart

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.51 ratings

    Use up remnants of cheese in this delicious tart – a mixture of blue, creamy and cheddar works well

  • Cheese, leek & potato tortilla

    Cheese, leek & potato tortilla

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.44 ratings

    A quick, thick Spanish omelette that's a brilliant way to use up leftover potatoes and cheese with eggs

  • Stilton & cranberry toastie

    Stilton & cranberry toastie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    A toasted sandwich is a great way to use up cheeseboard leftovers and makes a delicious and thrifty lunch

  • Ham, cheese & mushroom turnovers

    Ham, cheese & mushroom turnovers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    A puff pastry turnover is always a good way of using leftovers - adapt the recipe to whatever cheese you've got

  • 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

  • Potted cheddar with ale & mustard in a glass pot

    Potted cheddar with ale & mustard

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make this potted cheddar as a Christmas gift, or serve with drinks, crackers and crusty bread after dinner. Ideal for using up cheeseboard leftovers

  • Brie, apple & onion tart

    Brie, apple & onion tart

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.17 ratings

    Apples and cheese make perfect partners in this puff pastry tart, ideal for using up the remnants of a cheeseboard or leftover cranberry sauce. Serve hot or cold for a Boxing Day buffet

  • A croque madame served on a plate, topped with egg

    Croque madame traybake

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.3 ratings

    Take a ham and cheese toastie to the next level with this croque madame traybake, ideal for brunch – and you can make the white sauce a day or two ahead of time

  • Pan-fried camembert sandwich

    Pan-fried camembert sandwich

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.21 ratings

    A toasted cheese sandwich that is anything but ordinary – oozing with camembert and topped with cranberry sauce to give it a Christmas kick

  • Celeriac & comté fritters served with a quail's egg and a side salad

    Celeriac & comté fritters

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Give brunch a sophisticated twist with celeriac, comté cheese and crunchy pumpkin seed fritters topped with quail's eggs

  • Cheese & ham souffléd omelette

    Cheese & ham souffléd omelette

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.12 ratings

    This fluffy and filling meal for one uses up leftover ham or gammon and makes a great brunch served with baked beans

  • Cheeseboard pasta bake

    Cheeseboard pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This simple and satisfying meal tastes as good as it looks - and uses up any leftovers from your Christmas cheeseboard

  • Broccoli soup with cheese toasties

    Broccoli soup with cheese toasties

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.17 ratings

    Use up any leftover cheese – blue, cheddar, red leicester... – in these melty baked sandwiches with soup

  • Melty cheese fondue pot

    Melty cheese fondue pot

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.8 ratings

    If you love dunking into a gooey baked brie or camembert, this cheeseboard-inspired dip is for you

  • 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

  • Brie, ham & fig jam toastie

    Brie, ham & fig jam toastie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This speedy comforting snack has everything you want from a sandwich – melty cheese, salty ham and a touch of sweet fruit

  • A chorizo & manchego scone on a floured surface

    Chorizo & manchego scones

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.26 ratings

    Try these moreish savoury scones studded with chorizo and manchego and peppered with paprika. They're perfect as a snack, for teatime or for summer picnics

  • Pommes braytoises

    Pommes braytoises

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    These cheese-stuffed baked potatoes from Normandy make a great supper especially with a glass of cider

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