What to do with leftover currants
A staple dried fruit, currants can add a burst of sweetness to plenty of recipes. Find out how you can use leftovers, here.
Recipes using currants
- Sicilian-style pasta with cauliflower, currants, saffron and pine nuts
- Scandi-style chicken and rice salad
- Simnel cake
How to use up leftover currants
- Orange and currant pancakes. Make some pancake batter (find a recipe at deliciousmagazine.co.uk), then stir in a handful of currants, 1tbsp of orange liqueur and a grating of orange zest. Fry the pancakes as normal.
- Sun-dried tomato, feta and currant couscous. Add a handful of currants to uncooked couscous in a heatproof bowl. Following the packet instructions, pour over hot stock to cook the couscous. Stir through chopped coriander and parsley, sun-dried tomatoes with some of their oil, crumbled feta and steamed green beans.
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