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Let’s face it, when it comes to Christmas dinner us Brits do it in style, but as a nation we are on average scraping 4.2 million Christmas dinners straight into the bin.
With research showing that there’ll be enough leftover gravy this year to fill an Olympic size pool, we’ve come up with some fail-safe ways to help you save some pennies by turning your turkey trimmings into a tasty Boxing Day buffet.
Warming Boxing Day soup
After overindulging in one too many mince pies, why not treat the family to a comforting winter soup using all of the leftover vegetables?
All of these Christmassy soup recipes from BBC Good Food
are perfect for ensuring all of your extra Brussels sprouts, carrots, parsnips and potatoes go to good use. Alternatively, use leftover ham to make a tasty pea and ham soup - perfect for a light post-Christmas lunch.
The Morphy Richards Sauté and Soup maker
, allows you to tuck into this tasty meal without causing any fuss. You can put your feet up while your homemade soup is prepared in just 21 minutes. Simply sauté in the jug and then add your ingredients and stock.
The all-in-one turkey dinner method
We love this leftover turkey casserole recipe from BBC Good Food
, as it uses up all your roast dinner leftovers in one go and has a delicious honey mustard tang.
It also allows our Supreme Precision 3 in 1 Slow Cooker
to shine! Its three cooking functions means that you can seal and brown meat, fast stew and slow cook all in one product.
After searing, just set the digital display for anything from four to 10 hours for a delicious and nutritious slow cooked turkey casserole meal. But, if you can’t wait that long, then the fast stew function can prepare a meal in as little as an hour and a half.
Keep calm and make use of your leftovers!
So don’t panic that there is still mountains of leftovers filling the fridge – be creative and surprise your family with some turkey buffet delights.
We love a good Chinese meal out, and the old classic Chicken and Sweetcorn soup is possibly the tastiest way to kick things off. Ever thought of making it at home? We thought not.
Now you can take a taste of China home with you with little preparation, by trying out wonderfully simple recipe for our new soup maker.
Chinese Style Chicken and Sweetcorn Soup
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
• 320g sweetcorn, uncooked
• 1 red onion, finely chopped
• 250g cooked chicken, shredded
• 100g water chestnuts, thinly sliced
• 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
• 750ml chicken stock
• 2tsp corn flour mixed with 1
tsp of water to form a paste
• 4 spring onions, finely chopped
• 1 red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped
• 10g chopped coriander
• 200g hot cooked noodles
- Place the chicken stock into the Soup Maker along with the sweetcorn kernels, red onion, water chestnuts, ginger, shredded chicken and pour in the cornflour paste, mix the ingredients together with a spoon or spatula to evenly distribute
- Select the chunky setting and leave until ready
- Divide the hot cooked noodles between serving bowls scatter over the chilli, spring onions and coriander. Pour the soup over the noodles and serve
Since Ann at ‘Pig Pig’s Corner’ reviewed the Morphy Richards Soup Maker a couple of weeks ago, she has tried a couple of recipes using it. Check out her latest creation – a Chorizo and Lentil Soup, it’s certainly got our mouths watering here at Morphy HQ, why not give it a go and let us know what you think!
If you’ve got a delicious Soupmaker recipe that you’d like us to feature on Home of the House Proud, we’d love to hear from you, please submit it here!