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  •  Quinoa Salad Vegetarian Quick and easy Low GI Low fat

    For a healthy meal, you can’t go past this quick but substantial salad. Low in fat, high in protein, gluten-free and bursting with flavour.
    Total time 20 minutes
    Serves 4

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Overview

Occasionally we have parts of meals that we couldn't finish and so end up with leftovers. Take this as an opportunity to create a 'Second Chance' meal.

To help you get started we're sharing some of our favourite leftover recipes that use common leftover ingredients such as chicken, pasta and veggies. The recipes have been provided by Hello Table, Cumberland Council from their Love Your Leftovers app and cookbook as well as Go for 2&5®.

Want to share your own recipe? Visit our Facebook page and let everyone know about your 'Second Chance' meal.

Cooking with your leftovers and ingredients you have at home are just two of the things we can do to reduce food waste. We can also plan our meals, write a shopping list, measure serving sizes and store food right to keep it fresh.

Recipes
 
 
Vegetarian
Special occasions
For children
Quick and easy
Food in season
Low GI
Low fat
Good for leftovers

 

1-9 out of 22 recipes

 
  • Crispy Salmon with Rocket Pesto Special occasions Good for leftovers

    A simple way to cook salmon that can be complemented by any vegetables you have on hand.

  • Easy vegetable loaf Vegetarian Good for leftovers

    An easy and delicious vegetable loaf that the whole family will enjoy.
    25 mins preparation + 45-55 mins cooking
    Makes 24 slices

  • Easy chicken and corn soup Special occasions Good for leftovers

    Soup is great for dinner as well as lunch the next day.
    10 mins preparation + 15 mins cooking
    Serves 20

  • Zucchini and sweet corn soup Vegetarian Quick and easy Good for leftovers

    A quick and easy soup that the whole family will enjoy.
    8 mins preparation + 10 mins cooking
    Serves 6

  • Frittata Vegetarian For children Good for leftovers

    You can have frittata for a hot breakfast or part of a lunch or dinner meal.
    15 mins preparation + 35 mins cooking
    Serves 4-5

  • Vegie frittata Vegetarian Good for leftovers

    A versatile recipe that is great for lots of vegetables.
    15 mins preparation + 30 mins cooking
    Serves 4

  • Warm roasted vegetable salad Vegetarian Good for leftovers

    A great tasting salad perfect with a roast dinner.
    10 mins preparation + 40 mins cooking
    Serves 4

  • Smoked salmon and asparagus frittata Special occasions Good for leftovers

    A slice of frittata is great for lunch.
    15 mins preparation + 30 mins cooking time
    Serves 4

  • Strawberry surprise Vegetarian For children Quick and easy Low fat Good for leftovers

    This drink is so thick and frothy it could be eaten as a dessert or snack.
    3 mins preparation + 5 mins blending
    Serves 1

 

1-9 out of 22 recipes

 

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