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#1 TopsyTurvy

Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:50 PM

Today for dinner we are having:

Ham, roast potato & roast pumpkin frittata!

I have also made a turkey stock to turn into soup original.gif

Tomorrow we are having pizza to use up the ham.

I also have frozen some of the cooked turkey meat which I plan on turning into a turkey and leek pie or a quiche divan using turkey instead of chicken.

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#2 ~Supernova~

Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:08 PM

Also doing a turkey and leak pie, as well as turkey fettuccine and turkey pasta bake casserole. Tonight is chicken and ham baked risotto.

Edited by Mareek, 27 December 2012 - 05:09 PM.


#3 liveworkplay

Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:24 PM

We don't have left overs as we went to my sisters for lunch. So I still have a turkey to cook on news years. biggrin.gif

One thing I do like is sort of Spanish inspired brunch. Chuck in cubes of ham, onion, mushrooms and some tomatoes (and /or pasta sauce/tomato paste) Fry it up a little, chuck into a pan and make some hollows and crack a few eggs in. Bake in the oven until the eggs are cooked. Serve with some crunchy toasted bread.

#4 Cath-In-SA

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:36 PM

We had garlic prawns tonight, so used the leftover prawns and the cream that we never used for dessert.

#5 Three Of Hearts

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:46 PM

I had a stack of roast lamb leftover so tonight am making this:

Leftover Lamb Shepherds Pie

Beats the cold meat and salad we've had for every meal since Christmas roll2.gif

I'd love some suggestions for using up the ham!  We got given a 10kg free ranger ffear.gif   Even with 15 of us eating it on the day we didn't get through 1/4

#6 laridae

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:50 PM

We had duck, turkey, ham, spring onion, egg & cheese pizza tonight.
Tomorrow we will have quiche with ham, tomato, cheese, cream, spring onion.
Will probably have turkey sandwitches for lunch.
Will finish off the pav tonight original.gif
A lot of the leftovers have already been eaten for dinner on xmas day and boxing day, just as is.

#7 imamumto3

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:51 PM

my kids had turkey pie for dinner, left over turkey and roast veggies mixed into mushroom soup and cranberry sauce, topped with breadcrumbs and cheese and stuck in the over to heat and brown.  the loved it.  dh and I are getting take away!

#8 laridae

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:54 PM

QUOTE (Allie_D @ 27/12/2012, 07:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd love some suggestions for using up the ham!  We got given a 10kg free ranger ffear.gif   Even with 15 of us eating it on the day we didn't get through 1/4



Wow,  can you dice some up and freeze it for later (for pizzas etc)?
Otherwise - omelettes, pizza, quiche, frittata, anything you would normally use bacon for, muffins, pies, etc...

#9 Three Of Hearts

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:29 PM

QUOTE (laridae @ 27/12/2012, 07:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow,  can you dice some up and freeze it for later (for pizzas etc)?
Otherwise - omelettes, pizza, quiche, frittata, anything you would normally use bacon for, muffins, pies, etc...

Oh can I freeze ham?!  That would make things so much easier!  I have a vacuum sealer so I guess if it's ok to freeze I can just seal it up in portions.

#10 Leggy

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:38 PM

I sure hope you can freeze ham because I just did! The plan is:

Ham, apple and cider stew
Ham and shiitake wontons
Shepherd's pie with leftover slow-cooked lamb and the veg/wine mix it was cooked in
Irish lamb bone and barley stew
Lots of lamb, salad and mango pickle sandwiches!

#11 DanielleJ

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:44 PM

Corn fritters, ham & cheese sandwhiches dipped in egg and fried, scrambled egg with ham on toast,
pasta salad with ham, potato salad with ham, just some ideas we have had we will be eating the ham for the next week it is agiven and we love ham so it is fine original.gif


#12 jenh

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:32 PM

It's so hot at the moment so I've been enjoying turkey ceasar salad.

Always have eggs benedict with the ham.


#13 PureBliss

Posted 28 December 2012 - 05:48 PM

I have made a quiche and tonight we had chicken and vegetable pie (leftover roast chicken, ham and peas)

My raw beetroot salad I whizzed into a beetroot juice this morning.

Ham and pineapple pizza tomorrow!



#14 Glr-r

Posted 28 December 2012 - 06:09 PM

Making baked potatoes with leftover coleslaw, sour cream, cheese ham and pineapple for tea.

#15 cuddlebud

Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:45 PM

So far we've had

- Basic risotto with turkey, peas and parmesan stirred through
- Creamy ham and mushroom fettucine
- Mini quiches (ham, sweet potato and leek)

#16 FeralSchnitzel

Posted 29 December 2012 - 12:23 PM

All we have left is carcasses LOL. I'm making ham, barley and veggie soup with my ham bone, and chicken and veg soup with my chicken carcass. Lucky it is quite cool here in melbourne at the moment.




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