Boxing Day Buffets With a Twist December 23, 2020

by Hattie HelloFresh Christmas

5 unusual yet Genius recipes to make the most out of Christmas dinner leftovers

Over a third (39%)* of UK households admit to never getting bored of Christmas dinner, however some very much do, with almost a quarter (23%)* of Brits admitting they’re fed-up with leftovers after just one day.

With that Chef Mimi  is providing Brits with some much-needed inspiration for making the most out of Christmas dinner leftovers with 5 unique yet delicious recipes to make the most out of Christmas dinner. Move over Bubble & Squeak.

“This season, we’re determined to help keep the nation inspired in the kitchen and at the table by repurposing Christmas dinner leftovers into delicious and heartwarming dishes that can help beat festive food monotony and avoid food waste at the same time!’’ says Mimi.

1. Brussels sprouts pancakes with smoked salmon: For those who are Brussel Sprout obsessed, why not rustle them up for a boxing day breakfast.

Simply stir shredded Brussels into a pancake mix and serve with smoked salmon, poached eggs, seasoning and lemon zest.

2. Baked potato skins with brie and cranberry:

Even when Christmas Day is over, the festive season is still a time to indulge. Transform your sad-looking leftover roasties and create extravagant potato skins with melted brie leftover from the cheese board accompanied with cranberry sauce for the ultimate Boxing Day savoury treat.

3. Turkey samosas:
Step out of your traditional comfort zone this Boxing Day and encase leftover roast potatoes and turkey within filo pastry parcels. Delicious served with tangy mango chutney and sprinkled with Indian spices.

4. Christmas dinner toastie:
Knock your families socks off with an epic Christmas Dinner Toastie for lunch. Packed with leftover stuffing, turkey, pigs in blankets, cranberry sauce and melted cheese – the perfect meal to finish off Christmas with a bang.

5. Stuffing and bread sauce croquettes:
Crispy croquettes dipped in cranberry sauce is the ultimate Boxing Day starter. Simply mix flour, egg, one tbsp of bread sauce and breadcrumbs into shallow bowls and use your hands to shape the stuffing into the size of golf ball. Roll in the seasoned flour, then into the beaten egg, coat well in the breadcrumbs and fry in oil for 2-3 minutes.

If your Christmas wish is to avoid the last-minute supermarket dash, why not snap up HelloFresh’s wide range of Christmas Recipes such as Rosemary Roasted Beef and Red Wine Gravy with Giant Pigs in Blankets or a Lentil Nut Roast and Proper Roast Potatoes. Not only are they delivered to your door they’re also perfectly portioned ingredients and will help cut back on food waste! Food waste is an area HelloFresh UK is particularly passionate about tackling, which is why each meal comes pre-measured and packed to perfection meaning that no morsel is left unused.

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