Weeknight winner leftovers

Weeknight dinners to use up leftovers and avoid food waste

Use it, don't lose it

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Weeknight dinners to use up leftovers and avoid food waste

Dislike food waste? Say hello to our clever weekday meal plan.

We’ve come up with savvy ways you can use up leftover fresh ingredients to make delicious next-day dinners. Bye-bye bin!

Monday

Roast chicken salad with sweet potato croutons

A roast chicken doesn't have to take hours of basting and hovering around the oven. A roast-in-the-bag joint not only guarantees juicy, succulent meat, but also minimises washing up - perfect for weekdays! Use your roast chicken in this crunchy and colourful salad with crispy roast sweet potato croutons.

Tuesday

Pulled chicken Thai basil curry with green beans

Leftover chicken? No worries. Use it in lunchbox sandwiches and salads throughout the week, just make sure to keep some for this coconut curry with crunchy green beans. So tasty that you'd never guess it was leftovers...

Wednesday

Green bean, tomato and feta salad

Green beans are one of our favourite salad drawer staples, and thanks to their relatively long shelf life, you can happily dip into a bag throughout the week without worrying about them withering. Use up odds and ends in this tasty salad bulked out with butter beans, crumbly feta and gorgeous vine-ripened cherry tomatoes.

Thursday

Sausage and Mediterranean vegetable tray bake

Use up leftover tomatoes from yesterday's salad in this colourful traybake. This one-pan wonder marries saucy roasted tomatoes, sweet squash and silky aubergine with succulent chipolatas in a colourful feast you can have on the table in under an hour.

Friday

Spicy sausage rigatoni

Find yourself with a few leftover sausages, but not enough to make the star of the meal? Crumble and fry the sausage meat and toss into pasta for a delicious meaty sauce that'll make those chipolatas go the distance. Sheer pasta perfection - now pass the Parmesan!

Feeling inspired by our waste-free weeknight winners? Make sure to stock up on everything you need to make these tasty teas for your family online or pop into your local store.