Ideas for how to use leftovers.

Ideas for how to use leftovers.

Hosted by Tara Leggett
Group active since Fri, Nov 25, 2011

Trying to help others like me have help from others to use up The Leftovers.

Jennifer Scott
Aug 31, 2012

Leftover Tilapia!

I always overguess when buying fish. I always have it left over. My husband is SUPER picky about leftovers, so many times this extra fish goes to waste. A week ago, I lightly breaded some tilapia in bread crumbs, and pan fried it. It was AWESOME! As usual, I had leftovers, which I grudgingly put in the fridge, KNOWING that they'd be thrown away within a few days.

The next night I was going to make something with black beans and rice. Hold on a minute, I thought - what if....and here's what I did...

First, I sauteed onions and sweet peppers in a large saute pan, along with a bit of garlic and salt. Then I put the leftover rice in, and poured chicken broth over it while heating on med low. I drained and rinsed a can of black beans, added it to the rice mixture. I took my leftover green beans and threw those in too. I then placed my leftover pan fried tilapia on top of that concoction, covered it and let it warm up.

My family LOVED it. Not one piece of tilapia leftover. Yay!

Tara Leggett
Nov 25, 2011

I'm a stay at home mom. I always have leftovers,But my problem is recipes to use up my leftovers.

Anyone Have recipes to share or ideas how to use my Thanksgiving leftovers and other leftovers cheaply.