5 Recipes to Make You a Leftover Lover

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5 Recipes to Make You a Leftover Lover

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December 30 2021


Know someone who isn't crazy about leftovers? Well, they don't have to be! Certain parts of these recipes can be doubled for dinner and then transformed into a completely new dish for lunch. It's like meal prepping, but better. We're turning meatless Feta, Black Bean, and Corn Burgers into vegetarian Thai Basil Bowls and Garlic and Steak Foil Packs into a Steak Hash topped with a fried egg! And, just when you thought these recipes couldn't get any better, they're all made with 20 ingredients plus some pantry staples! Print the shopping list or click on the links to shop directly from the recipe!

  1. Pesto Chicken and Sweet Potatoes with Whipped Feta

    Whipped feta and pesto with roasted chicken and potatoes? Yes, we're serious (and yes, we're drooling!) We're talking about our Pesto Chicken and Sweet Potatoes with Whipped Feta recipe. What makes it even better? If you double the pesto-marinated chicken and the roasted red onions, you can use both in our leftover Basil Pesto Chicken Sandwich for lunch the next day.

  2. Feta, Black Bean, and Corn Burgers

    Instead of making eight Feta, Black Bean, and Corn burger patties for dinner, serve four burgers and save the other four patties to make our Thai Basil Black Bean Bowls for a quick and easy lunch.

  3. Garlic-Steak-and-Potato Foil Packs

    In the Midwest, we love a good steak and potato dish... especially when it comes together in a foil pack. To make lunch even easier the next day, double the batch of potatoes and cream cheese-butter in our Garlic Steak-and-Potato Foil Packs. That way, you can enjoy your Garlic Steak-and-Potato Hash even quicker! 

  4. Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Shells

    If you're anything like us, we can't get enough buffalo chicken in our lives. That's why we've come up with our new favorite recipe: Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Shells. Pro tip: If you double the buffalo sauce and the chicken, you'll have the perfect amount to make our Sweet Potato Buffalo Chicken Wonton recipe.

  5. BLT Egg Casserole

    Why can't you have a BLT for breakfast? Answer: You can! Try our BLT Egg Casserole (because everything is better with eggs). Plus if you cook an extra 1/2-lbs. bacon, you'll save time when making the BLT Avocado Boats for lunch the next day.