Tag: leftovers

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Double Meat, Pasta-Free Lasagna

Looking for a completely different way to use up turkey leftovers, and craving lasagna but currently staying away from pasta, I came up with this dish which turned out better than I expected. I had leftover spaghetti sauce, too. I make this in single servings, but you could make up a whole batch of lasagna […]

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Greens and Leftovers

Well, I was going to make mackerel croquettes when I realized I had some leftover chicken breast and leftover roast that really need to be used up. I also have some fresh spinach I need to cook before it goes bad. I am making my basic greens cooked in bacon grease with garlic slices. I […]

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Leftover Tortellini and Beef Stew

Here is another variation on left-over soup. It does not require flour or broth. Any left-over cooked beef will work. Hamburger is the easiest. If you are using steaks or roast cut into bite size pieces. Beef (cooked)Tortellini (cooked)Oniongarlicbuttercorn (1 can)green beans (1 can)diced tomatoes (1 can)saltwater Sauté onion and garlic in butter for 5 […]

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Don’t Throw That Out!

Leftovers don’t have to be boring and ruined dishes can be rescued. Both can be turned into something entirely different. Reusing food that you have already cooked is a great way to save time and money. Soup, sandwiches, casseroles, pizza, shepherds pie, fillings, and sauces are all good revivals for leftovers. Many people complain that […]

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Fried Rice

3 tablespoons coconut oil1 – 1½ cups peas and carrots1 – 1½ cups leftover meat (cooked)Garlic powderOnion powderGinger3 cups cooked brown rice3 eggsTamari sauce (or soy sauce) Heat coconut oil in skillet on med-high. Add meat, vegetables, rice, onion powder, garlic powder, and ginger powder. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes stirring occasionally. Beat the […]

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Monterey Chicken and Bacon Sandwiches

These sandwiches are made mostly from leftovers. The other day I made black-eyed pea patties and way too much hummus. Roasted chicken breastBaconSproutsHummusMonterey jackMayonnaiseMulti grain bread To make two sandwiches place slices of cheese on two slices of bread and leave the other two untopped. Toast all four slices in the oven melting the cheese. […]

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Leftover Roast Salad

When I make a roast, after the first meal, I cut up the remaining roast into bite-sized pieces and refrigerate in its juices. It makes a perfect addition to salads. Fresh spinach leavesLettuce of your choiceSproutsGrated carrotsSproutsLeftover roastDressing of your choice (goes great with raspberry vinaigrette or ranch) This also works well with leftover chicken. […]

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Homemade Beef Stew with a Hint of Barbeque

I made this with homemade beef stock made from rib bones. The ribs were cooked in barbeque sauce. 2 to 4 cups beef stock1 pound ground beefBroccoliCauliflowerBaby carrotsRadishes1 can petite diced tomatoes2 cans water1 Vidalia onion1 bulb garlic Roast onion and garlic at 400 for 30 minutes.Place stock broccoli, cauliflower, and radishes (cut u to […]