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10 easy ideas for Christmas leftovers

Christmas Day is officially over, but your abundance of leftover ham and turkey begs to differ! Here are our top 10 recipe ideas for deliciously dealing to that fridge full of leftovers

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    Crushed new potato, ham and egg salad

    This fresh and easy salad recipe combines crispy, golden new potatoes with ham, poached eggs, tender peas and plenty of creamy dressing. Enjoy for lunch or dinner

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    Turkey pie

    I dare not say it, but I like eating this as much, if not more than, the roasted bird on the day The creaminess of the pie filling combined with the crunchy topping is deliriously good.

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    Sourdough, ham, poached eggs and easy hollandaise

    Get your day off to a delicious start with this eggs benedict recipe starring sourdough, ham, poached eggs and easy homemade hollandaise. It's a must for all that leftover ham on Boxing Day!

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    Ham, pea & parsley fritters

    Oh, how I love ham off the bone when the festive season begins... and oh, how I always overindulge and then tire of it! If this happens to you, try this recipe for scrumptious fritters, crammed full of ham and peas, that no one can ever have enough of!

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  • 5

    Christmas pudding sundaes with salted caramel

    These little sundaes are a hit! Leftover pudding, or Christmas cake, goes so well with vanilla ice cream and a generous drizzle of home-made salted caramel. Simply irresistible!

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    Turkey rice paper rolls

    Turkey, fresh mint and coriander, slices of chilli and crunchy cabbage all wrapped up in rice paper – what’s not to love about this fresh and zingy idea for turkey leftovers? After a day of heavy eating these are just the trick for a light lunch or supper.

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    Leftover vegetable frittata

    A homemade frittata can be a thing of beauty. It is also a great way to use up any left over vegetables from the night before. This Nici Wickes recipe is great cut into wedges and served for lunch

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    Christmas cake ice-cream

    Not sure what to do with your leftover Christmas cake? This recipe mixes it with vanilla ice cream, mixed spice and a dash of brandy. Just when you thought Christmas couldn't get any better!

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