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Boxing Day Leftovers

When it comes to getting creative in the kitchen the opportunities are endless this time of year. Get inspired by our festive leftover recipes and bring your leftovers back to life!

Classic Christmas Turkey Sandwich


  • Leftover Turkey
  • 2-3 teaspoons Cranberry Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Shredded Carrots
  • Small handful of Lettuce
  • Loaf of bread
  • Feta Cheese


  • Cut two slices of bread from a crusty loaf and toast for extra crunch.

  • Layer slices of turkey on to one slice of bread a long with shredded lettuce, grated carrot and slather a decent amount of cranberry sauce on top.

  • Crumble feta cheese or any left over cheese you may have to the sandwich and add the final slice.

Cheesy Christmas Pasta Casserole


  • Grated Cheese
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • 250g Pasta
  • 3 rashers Bacon
  • 4 cloves of Garlic minced
  • 100g Double Cream
  • 1 teaspoon Basil
  • 1 teaspoon Parsley
  • Leftover roast vegetables chopped


  • Boil your pasta in a pot of water following the directions of the specific pasta you're using. Be sure to not overcook your pasta as it will continue cooking in the oven. 2-5 minutes before your pasta is ready, add your left over chopped vegetables (cook time depends on the veg).

  • Strain the pasta and veg (keep 4 tablespoons of the pasta water) and rinse the pasta and vegetables in warm water.

  • Add the pasta and veg to a casserole dish a long with cooked strips of bacon. Preheat the oven to 200C.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan and add the minced garlic until it begins to soften. Stir in the double cream, basil, parsley and thyme with two handfuls of grated cheese and a handful of parmesan cheese. Finally, add 4 tablespoons of left over pasta water.

  • Whisk the sauce over a low heat for a couple of minutes. Remove the creamy cheese sauce from the heat and pour on top of the pasta, vegetables and bacon.

  • Place the casserole dish in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until the casserole is cooked. Make sure the top does not burn.

Boxing Day Soup



  • Melt 1 tablespoon of coconut oil or heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a pan and fry your chopped onion until it begins to soften. Add the chopped potato and fry for 3 minutes.

  • Sprinkle the garam masala and curry powder on top and pour in the vegetable stock and allow to simmer for 20 minutes.

  • Finally, add the left over chopped vegetables and fry for 5 minutes.

  • Pour the mixture in to a food processor and blend until a soup consistency forms.

  • You can make the soup thinner by adding boiling water and mixing.


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