Mama OWL Blog: Roll up for Christmas leftovers

Roll up for Christmas leftovers

Thursday, 27 December 2012

Christmas is over... The mince pies are gone, the sweetie tubs are half full of empty wrappers and the ones nobody really likes, and the fridge is full of leftovers. Instead of planning to make things with the leftovers, before forgetting and then finally binning it all which is a terrible waste, why not try out these delicious recipes from Kingsmill using their soft white, 50/50 or tasty wholemeal rolls which are currently available in limited edition Christmas packs.

My plan had been to try out the fantastic Pigs in Blankets under a Duvet recipe, however the pigs in blankets failed to make it to the fridge before my pigs in onesies scoffed them all, so I settled for a tasty wholemeal roll stuffed with slices of cold turkey & stuffing and smothered in cranberry sauce which really hit the spot.

Former England rugby captain and Celebrity MasterChef winner Phil Vickery has come up with some tasty recipes to make the most of your Christmas leftovers using Kingsmill's tasty selection of rolls, why not give them a go...

Pigs in Blankets Under a Duvet
- 1 Kingsmill 50/50 Roll, cut in half
- 1 tbsp Mayonnaise
- 3 (or 4, depending on size) cooked cocktail sausages wrapped in bacon (leftover from Christmas dinner)
- A few finely cut slices of cooked red onion
- 2 tsp of Cranberry sauce
- Juice of 1/4 lemon

METHOD makes one roll
- Lightly toast the roll under a moderate grill and cool slightly
- Spread the mayonnaise on to both halves of the roll
- Place the pigs in blankets on top of one half of the roll
- Place the onion slices on top of the pigs in blankets
- Loosen the cranberry sauce with the lemon juice and spoon this over the pigs in blankets
- Put the other half slice of roll on top, press down and eat!

You can always add a few slices of turkey to that recipe for a really yummy sandwich. Or if you've got a little leftover beef, why not give this one a try...

Beef & Stilton roll with Watercress
- 1 Kingsmill Soft White roll, cut in half
- 1 small slice of Stilton or similar blue cheese, crumbled
- 2 tsp creme fraiche
- Juice of 1/4 lemon
- 1 generous slice of cold roast beef
- Small handful of washed watercress
- Freshly cracked black pepper

METHOD makes one roll
- Lightly toast the roll under a moderate grill and cool slightly
- Mash the Stilton with a fork, and mix in with the creme fraiche and lemon juice
- Use this to spread on the cut sides of both roll halves
- Place the slice of beef on one roll half and season with black pepper
- Top with the watercress and place the second half of toasted roll on top, press down and eat!

** Disclaimer: Kingsmill sent the soft white and tasty wholemeal rolls free of charge for my family to review. The views shared are my own honest and personal opinions of the product.

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