It’s always hard to figure out what to do with Christmas leftovers. It would be a shame to let roasted ham or turkey, mashed potatoes, peas, cranberry sauce and other goodies go to waste in the fridge.
What about turning Christmas leftovers into delectable treats like muffins, croquettes, soups and more? Below we share some of our favorite ways of transforming Christmas leftovers into five new satisfying dishes.
These ideas are just the tip of the iceberg but we hope they inspire you to turn your Christmas leftovers into delicious dishes your family will love.
PEA AND HAM MUFFINS
Have some leftover Christmas ham and peas? Use them to make these scrumptious muffins that are perfect for breakfast, brunch or a light snack.
LOUIS XVI’S POTATO CROQUETTES
Turn leftover mashed potatoes into finger food fit for a king. You’ll love these crispy potato croquettes flavored with Parmesan cheese, nutmeg and white pepper.
ROAST PORK CANAPÉS
Leftover roasted pork, cranberry sauce and homemade mayo are the base of these divine canapés perfect for a post-Christmas gathering or snacking.
CREAM OF PUMPKIN SOUP
Wondering what to do with leftover roasted pumpkin? With a few more ingredients you can make a flavorful soup to keep you warm on a cold winter night.
INDONESIAN CORN FRITTERS
If you happen to have some extra corn leftover from Christmas dinner you can’t miss an opportunity to make these irresistible Indonesian corn fritters studded with chilies, garlic and scallions.