Leftover lunch recipes

Avoid food waste AND knock yourself up a speedy lunch with these two-in-one leftover lunch recipes. These one-pots, stews, chillies and pies are perfect to enjoy as a fantastic midweek dinner, then pack leftovers away for easy at home lunches.

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Leftover pasta frittata

Leftover lunch recipes

Leftover pasta frittata

Leftover spaghetti is the carb hero of this robust omelette – a bit like potatoes in a Spanish tortilla. This...

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Egg zosui (Japanese rice porridge)

Rice recipes

Egg zosui (Japanese rice porridge)

Use up leftover rice in this traditional egg zosui recipe by food writer Aya Nishimura. The Japanese rice porridge or...

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Pan con lechón (Cuban roast pork sandwich)

Pork recipes from around the world

Pan con lechón (Cuban roast pork sandwich)

Chef Liam Barker shares his recipe for pan con lechón. This Cuban sandwich is an epic construction of leftover roast...

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Sprout and harissa hash with tahini yogurt

Brussels sprouts recipes

Sprout and harissa hash with tahini yogurt

This seasonal brunch celebrates sprouts with the help of Middle Eastern pantry staples such as fiery harissa, creamy tahini and...

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Chicken and courgette salad bowls

Chicken breast recipes

Chicken and courgette salad bowls

This summery chicken salad is full of fresh, bright flavour. If you happen to have leftover roast chicken knocking around,...

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Marmite and cheddar bubble and squeak

Dinner inspiration in 20 minutes

Marmite and cheddar bubble and squeak

Bubble and squeak (that’s fried cabbage-studded mashed potato for the uninitiated) is one of those chameleon dishes that can become...

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Haggis, neeps and tatties cakes

Burns Night recipes

Haggis, neeps and tatties cakes

Perfect for using up the leftover treasures of a traditional Burns Night supper, these little potato cakes combine haggis, neeps...

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Brussels sprout stir-fry with paneer and coconut

Brussels sprouts recipes

Brussels sprout stir-fry with paneer and coconut

Taking its inspiration from cabbage thoran – a stir-fried vegetable dish from Kerala in south India – we’ve combined leftover...

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Herb and leaf quiche with mashed potato pastry

Budget recipes

Herb and leaf quiche with mashed potato pastry

Fight food waste with this herb quiche recipe. It makes excellent use of wilting herbs and salad leaves and also...

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Ultimate savoury French toast

Brunch recipes

Ultimate savoury French toast

Inspired by Rowley Leigh’s famous Parmesan custard and anchovy toast, this savoury French toast recipe makes a delicious and easy...

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Feta and harissa fritters

Leftover lunch recipes

Feta and harissa fritters

Use leftover or wilted veg in this delicious vegetable fritters recipe. Harissa and feta give the budget-friendly fritters plenty of...

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Freekeh, chicken and pomegranate salad

Leftover chicken recipes

Freekeh, chicken and pomegranate salad

The beauty of this hearty chicken salad is that all you have to cook is the freekeh – a nutty...

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Chicken, leek and ham pasties

Picnic recipes

Chicken, leek and ham pasties

Use leftover chicken to make these budget-friendly chicken pasties. Think creamy chicken, leek and ham filling inside golden puff pastry....

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Kimchi fried rice

Budget recipes

Kimchi fried rice

Transform leftover rice into a feast with Kylee Newton’s easy kimchi fried rice recipe. Top with a runny egg and...

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Jeremy Pang’s nasi goreng

Fakeaway recipes

Jeremy Pang’s nasi goreng

Expert chef Jeremy Pang shares his recipe for nasi goreng, the versatile Indonesian fried rice. dish. Try it with his...

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Ham and cheese bake

Christmas leftover recipes

Ham and cheese bake

A cheesy ham bake is a versatile and flexible way to use up Christmas leftovers. Fold greens, turkey or ham...

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