Originally Posted by mudbug
The only thing I can't eat left over is fish.
I use leftover salmon to make salmon patties or seafood pasta. Leftover shrimp also goes into seafood pasta, or Zatarain's gumbo.
DH slices leftover baked potatoes into wedges and browns them in a little oil in a skillet.
We also sometimes spread them out on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and garlic/herb seasoning. They then go into a 375 oven until golden on one side...then flip them with a spatula and do the other.
Other leftover vegetables, besides being good for soups, rice and pasta dishes, are good for topping baked potatoes.
You can also use them to make a good impromptu dip. Broccoli or spinach are especially good.
Has anyone mentioned using assorted leftovers as fillings for calzones? In fact, they can be used for all sorts of fillings.
I like to slice a French loaf in half lengthwise, pull out most of the inside, and fill it up with whatever I have plus cheese and mayo (Miracle Whip),
set halves on foil-covered baking sheet, cover loosely with foil (so foil doesn't stick), and put in 350 oven until filling is hot and bubbly. Then take foil off and let the top brown a little if you want. It's good either way.
Let it set a few minutes, then slice and serve. It's even good cold the next morning.