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9 Ways To Revive Leftovers

You won’t hear any complaints about leftovers when you whip up these simple and tasty meals.

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Meat Makeover

Even a small amount of leftover meat like pork or lamb can help make a super sandwich spread. Grind the meat with a bit of onion, celery, salt and pepper then mix it with mayonnaise.

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“Soup-er” Beef and Noodles

Turn beef and noodles leftovers into a hearty soup. Chop-up beef and noodles and add a large can of tomato juice and a couple of cans of vegetables.

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Steak Stretcher

Thicken beef broth to make gravy, then add cut-up pieces of steak or roast beef and French-style green beans. Serve over mashed potatoes or rice. It’s a satisfying supper even if there’s only a small amount of meat.

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Meat Loaf Miracle

Dip leftover slices of meat loaf into beaten egg, then coat with bread crumbs. Fry in butter on both sides until hot and golden.

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Sloppy Joe Saver

Spread leftover Sloppy Joe meat in a casserole dish, cover with the cheese of your choice, then top with homemade or refrigerator biscuits. Bake until the biscuits are done.

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Tacos Transformed

Use leftover ground beef from tacos to make chili – by adding a can of beans and a jar of salsa. If you have any leftover shredded lettuce and tomatoes, they make a great salad with the simple addition of carrots and green peppers.

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Mashed Potato Mix-Up

Mix leftover mashed potatoes with a beaten egg, chopped green onion, and Parmesan cheese. Put it in a casserole dish, sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese, and heat in the oven until golden brown.

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Cabbage and Potato Scramble

Chop up leftover boiled cabbage and potatoes. Melt butter in a pan, add the cabbage and potatoes with a sprinkle of cayenne pepper, and cook on medium heat, stirring often until crisp.

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Vegetable Surprise

Drain leftover vegetables well and add them to an omelet along with a bit of shredded cheese.