Leftovers Kids love
2/3 cup chopped, leftover roast beef with 1 cup mashed potatoes, some chopped
onion and a dash of pepper. Shape the mixture into patties, coat with cornmeal
and fry in a bit of oil until brown. Yummy!!
If your day old muffins are
losing their appeal, scoop out a bit of the centers, fill with shredded cheese
or jam and dot with butter. Heat until they are warm. Delicious!
Slice leftover grilled hot
dogs, bratwurst, Italian Sausage or whatever you have on hand into 1"
pieces. Cover the slices with barbecue sauce and bake until hot. Poke with
pretzel sticks for an economical, tasty snack. Serve with
Cut leftover baked potatoes
into quarters, dip in melted butter, roll in parmesan cheese and bake at 350║
for about 20 minutes of until they're golden brown and crispy.
leftover meatloaf and cut into cubes and combine with tender cubes of boiled
potatoes and fry in oil until browned. Serve with ketchup and dill pickles for a
nice old fashioned lunch.
leftover au gratin potatoes with chopped onions, carrots and celery. Add a milk
to make a soup and voila! you have a nice, flavor rich chowder.
roast beef was originally cooked in a mushroom and onion mix, just add 1 can of
mushroom soup to leftover meat stock and cut up leftover meat into small pieces.
Server over cooked noodles for a delicious and different meal.
have leftover sausage and vegetables, stir them into prepared macaroni and
cheese for quick and tasty meal.
chopped onions and celery in butter until tender. Stir them into leftover mashed
potatoes and enough milk to make a broth. Heat the mixture and top with bacon
and shredded cheddar cheese for a tasty soup.
Tacos: For quick, tasty tacos, spoon leftover chili into taco shells and top
with lettuce, tomatoes and cheese.
Sandwich filling: Crumble up leftover meatloaf and mix it with relish,
mayonnaise, mustard and ketchup. Great lunch!
Cheese Makeover : Create a new side dish by mixing canned tomatoes and chili
powder with leftover macaroni and cheese.
Salad: add tuna and frozen peas to your leftover macaroni salad and have a nice
Sausage Soup: Cut leftover grilled bratwurst into bite-sized pieces and simmer
them in water, V-8 Juice, a can of great northern beans and some mixed
vegetables. Makes a wonderful, savory soup!
Ham helper: Cube leftover ham
and combine it with cubed cheese, chopped hard-boiled eggs and diced onion and
celery. Also add any uncooked vegetables and some ranch dressing and toss with
lettuce and macaroni. Wonderful hearty salad!
Chili Stretcher - If you don't
have enough chili to go around a second time, serve it over rice topped with
cheese. Goes a lot further and seems like a new meal.
Sloppy Joe Saver - Spread sloppy
joe meat on toasted English muffin halves and top with slices of cheese. Broil
open faced for a toasty new taste!
Savory mashed potatoes: Cook and
crumble several strips of bacon. In muffin cups, put a little of the bacon
drippings and a slice of onion. Fill the cups with potatoes, then top with
cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon. Bake them at 375║ until heated.
For crispy potato waffles: Grate
leftover baked or boiled potatoes into a waffle batter, cook until browned,
remove. Top with syrup or
Pancake rollups: If you have
leftover pancakes, eat them as snacks. Sprinkle them with sugar and roll them up
to munch on the go!
Sloppy Joe2: Use your leftover
sloppy joe meat as a tasty and easy pizza topping.
Sloppy Joe3: Spread leftover
sloppy joe meat in a casserole dish. Place cheese over the meat and top the
cheese with refrigerator biscuits. Bake until the biscuits are done. You'll want
to make extra sloppy joe meat just to make this casserole.
Beef and Noodles: For leftover
beef and noodles add a large can of tomato juice and a can of corn and and can
of green beans. Serve with bread for a satisfying meal.
Beef stretcher: Thicken beef
broth to make a gravy then add cut up pieces of beef and French style green
beans. Serve over mashed potatoes or rice. It's a satisfying supper.
Meat loaf to the rescue: Dip
leftover slices of meat loaf into a beaten egg, then coat with bread crumbs. Fry
in butter or margarine on both sides until hot and golden.
Mashed potato mix-up: Mix
leftover mashed potatoes with an egg, chopped green onion and Parmesan cheese.
Put in a casserole dish and sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese and heat in
the oven until golden brown.
Spaghetti saver: Combine
leftover spaghetti sauce and noodles with cheddar and parmesan cheese. Bake at
350║ until heated and the cheese melts. Tastes like a new dinner.
Mashed potato makeover: mashed
potatoes taste like twice-baked when you heat them with cheddar cheese and dried
Stuffed Peppers: Make stuffed
peppers with leftover pot roast or meat loaf. Mix up the meat with some onion
Hearty Hot dogs: When you have
left over mashed potatoes, fixed stuffed hot dogs. First stir some chopped
onion, parsley, pimientos and pepper into the potatoes. Slit the boiled hot
dogs, stuff with the potato mixture, dot with butter and broil until lightly browned.
Kids gobble these up!
Perfect pasta: If you have
leftover pasta, fry diced bacon and add pasta, stewed tomatoes, green onions and
a mixture of shredded cheeses. It's delicious!
Chili Dip: With leftover chili,
stir in plain yogurt and cheddar cheese or Velveeta to make a hearty dip for
Souper Mac-n-Cheese: Add
leftover macaroni and cheese to tomato soup. It's a tasty new lunch.