We've collected hundreds of tasty leftover recipes from the nation's best chefs – you! Together with culinary ideas from leading celebrity food lovers, there's no better place to fulfill your love of food and keep it out of the bin.


Recipes

  • This recipe is a great one for a group of people to get stuck in and build their own fajitas. If making it for children, halve the amount of chilli flakes. The tomato salsa is quick and easy to make, but if you prefer you can buy your own, depending on what you have to use up. .
  • Use frozen strips of leftover chicken breasts, you can add them to this recipe straight from the freezer. Make sure they are well cooked through and piping hot. Accompany this dish with broccoli and rice.
  • This recipe is take from Fantastic Food for Less: Less Waste, Less Cost, More Taste, a brand new cookbook which helps you create fantastic food more economically and less wastefully.
  • Blended cheeses such as White Stilton with Apricots are particularly popular at Christmas, so if you have any going spare, combine them with your leftover festive panetonne to make a tasty sweet treat.
  • During December there are so many offers around that are hard to resist. Buying in bulk like this can lead to much wastage if you don't know how to eat it in time.
  • If your tea bags are approaching their end date and you're wondering what to do, Cafedirect can help with their Last Minute Christmas Cake recipe!
  • This lamb pot is the best way to use up all of your leftovers from a roast. Using the same ingredients with some extra flavour, you can make an interesting and hearty dinner filled with lots of goodness.
  • A great recipe for using up peppers and you can use yellow or green peppers instead of red ones.
  • Blended cheeses such as White Stilton with Apricots are particularly popular at Christmas, so if you have any going spare, combine them with your leftover festive panetonne to make a tasty sweet treat.
  • An easy casserole, great for using up those meat leftovers.
  • These delicious meatballs are great for using up any spare mince.
  • Homemade croquettes are a great way to use up lots of different kinds of leftovers and one of our family favourites. What's more, they are super easy and quick to make!