9 Vegan Recipes You Can Make From Your Christmas Leftovers (That Don't Taste Like Leftovers)

Less is more. This saying is often not adhered to during Christmas feasts, where the food pile seems endless. Food waste has long seemed inevitable. But no longer. Reduce the food waste created from Christmas leftovers by repurposing them into delicious vegan dishes the whole family can enjoy. Here are nine to inspire you.

9 Vegan Recipes You Can Make From Christmas Leftovers


1. Leftover Irish Colcannon Cakes

Use up all those leftover mashed potatoes, carrots and cabbage. Serve with vegan sour cream and gravy for an even richer post-Christmas dish.

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2. Vegan Egg Fried Rice

You can use up all your leftover rice in the most delicious way. The best part, is that it only takes half an hour to make.

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3. Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

Got wilting mushrooms and spinach lying around? The leftover remains of a rice dish? Vegan cheese speeding towards its best by date? This dish fixes all those issues.

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4. Seitan Sauerkraut Sandwich

The seitan in this recipe is interchangeable for any leftover vegan meat you have. Burger patties, cold cuts, seitan, roasts and more!

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5. Leftover Lentils Breakfast Flat Bread – Indian Daal Parantha

It’s too easy to cook way too many lentils. Swim yourself out of the lentil overdose by repurposing them into tasty flat bread.

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6. Orange, Fennel & Wild Rice Salad

Add your leftover roasted veggies, rice, nuts, and citrus fruits to this light yet filling and flavorful dish.

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7. Smashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Cashew Butter

Trying to finish leftover roasted potatoes is so last year. This spin on boring baked potatoes will ignite a new passion for repurposing leftovers.

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8. Refried Roasties

Cold roast potatoes have their merit, but this dish may just convert you to the refrying life. Add any other roasted food you have leftover for an added flavor and texture complex.

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9. Seitan Chicken Curry

This curry is not only delicious, but also forgiving. You can mix and match any leftover vegan meats you have, or add leftover veggies. You can even serve over leftover rice.

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