When you need that instant meal for hungry toddlers, a quick reheat of leftovers provides a healthy nutrient-packed meal that your little ones will be familiar with.
Tasty Tips For Using Leftovers
Spaghetti Bolognese for dinner?
- Sprinkle leftover mince with grated cheese and use as a filling for jacket potato
- Serve leftover mince in a burrito wrap with grated carrot, cheese and lettuce
- Create a whole new dish and turn leftover mince into shepherd’s pie when topped with mashed potato.
Had a roast?
- Roast meats are perfect for sandwiches, wraps or pureed with leftover vegetables for your littlies’ lunch
- Shredded roast meats can be combined with grated vegetables, flour and egg and transformed into filling for fritters
- Use as a tasty and nutritious filling for healthy homemade pies or soups.
Leftover rissoles or meatballs?
- Chop and roll into a wrap or use as a topping on an English muffin or crumpet – these are excellent finger foods for toddlers
- Serve with quick-cook noodles and tomato-based sauce for instant spaghetti and meatballs.
- Vegetables are perfect sandwich fillers on their own or with other leftovers
- Combine with a few eggs for a speedy quiche omelette
- Left over veggies and other ingredients can be used as delicious toppings on mini pizzas.
Top wholemeal pita breads with a little tomato paste, leftover veggies and other ingredients. Plus, making pizzas encourages kids to help in the kitchen.