How to Reuse Leftovers from Your Weekend Roast

Looking for ways to make use of your leftover meat? Here are a few yummy ideas!

Leftover meat from the roasts that you make during weekends can make your weekday cooking much easier! These meats are already seasoned well and completely cooked through, leading to super quick prep. Toss them into these easy meals to make them extra filling! 

1  Sandwiches

Your roast chicken will be beautiful sliced into strips and hot-pressed into a crusty sandwich with tomatoes, cheese, and pesto. Add lots of dried herbs for extra flavor! Tender roast pork will also hold well if your break it apart into a floss, and stir it into a deeply savory gravy for pork sliders.

2  Fried rice

This one is almost common sense: chop up your leftover chicken or duck, and toss them into a quick rice stir-fry! Add peas, corn, and carrots for a nutritious breakfast.


3  Casseroles

You can make any kind of casserole with your leftover roast meat, whether it’s chicken, beef, lamb or pork.



4  Salads

Here’s an easy way to add protein to your salads! With lots of greens and a good mix of meat, you will have a light but complete meal.

5  Pasta

Stroganoff suddenly becomes insanely easy when you have leftover roast beef. You can also add leftover chicken or beef into your baked pasta dishes for extra protein.


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