Eggs are an easy way to transform last-night’s leftovers into something new and delicious for today.
Here, we highlight 4 egg recipes that make use of common types of leftovers, to help you love your leftovers like new!
Leftover Vegetables: Curly Noodle Frittata
Eggs add protein to leftover vegetables, with this recipe scoring you 16g of protein per serving! The cool thing about this Curly Noodle Frittata is its novel use of instant noodles. As the name implies, instant noodles help make this a quick and easy dinner or lunch, ready in just 13 minutes.
Leftover Rice: Egg and Shrimp Fried Rice
Instead of ordering in, use up that leftover rice to create this delicious home-made version of a take-out classic. Egg and Shrimp Fried Rice is easy to make at home, and can be cooked all in the same wok or a large frying pan. Most ingredients are probably already in your pantry or fridge, and half a pound of shrimp is all you need for 4 servings. This recipe also works well with leftover quinoa in place of rice, with the bonus of more protein.
Leftover Spaghetti: Speedy Sp-egg-hetti Pie
Making just the right amount of noodles for a spaghetti dinner is a near impossible feat. Thankfully, this Speedy Sp-egg-ghetti Pie is a quick and delicious way to reinvent surplus spaghetti pasta.This recipe is part pie, part quiche, with pasta embedded amongst a cheesy egg, tomato and herb blend. Simple to make, this dish cooks on the stovetop in just 8 minutes. Try it for lunch the day after your mid-week spaghetti night.
Leftover Salmon or Tuna: Salmon Dill Pie With Rice Crust
Leftover fish often isn’t particularly inspiring, but this quiche-type pie is a fantastic way to use up leftover salmon or tuna. A mixture of eggs, onion, dill, and salmon, is placed on a “crust” of cooked rice and egg, then topped with fresh Swiss cheese and baked for 30-35 minutes. It’s so good, you’ll look forward to reinventing your leftovers.