Recipes

  • Here is a tasty mid-week family meal that uses up store cupboard ingredients and spices with extra meatballs to freeze for a second meal.

  • This traditional Geordie recipe has been updated to make a one-pot meal that uses up leftover bacon and cheese. All the family will enjoy this hearty and economical meal.

  • This healthier version of nachos is a great way of using up root vegetables with Mexican dips and can be served as a snack or sharing starter when entertaining.

  • This authentic tasting Thai curry is very speedy to make and can be varied by using a red or yellow Thai paste. Serve with leftover cooked rice that has been revamped into sticky rice balls.

  • Transform your leftovers with this quesadilla recipe from Love Food Hate Waste Scotland ambassador Tony Singh. They will make a great lunch, dinner or snack, and only take minutes to put together.

  • A speedy supper for one made in one bowl that is delicious and saves on washing up!

  • This is so simple and can be done with any leftover cooked meat. You can make the stock or use stock cubes but it’s a real winner with the kids who wolf down the veggies!

  • A superb side dish and a great way to use up stray greens.

  • British asparagus is only in season for around six short weeks in May and June. Make the most of it with this great risotto dish, great for also adding leftover veg or cooked meat into.

  • This is Chef and Food blogger Imran Nathoo's take on what to do with leftover bread.

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  • This easy to make fridge cake is a great way to use up leftover chocolate Easter eggs, and makes a wonderful afternoon treat!