Leftover Recipes: How to Turn Around Your Takeout

Take a few minutes -- and a few extra ingredients -- and you can transform your restaurant leftovers into a totally new recipe
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With 70% of you taking home doggie bags from restaurants, 89% of those leftovers being eaten the next day and 66% of all restaurant meals bought for takeout or delivery, that's a lot of standing in front of the open fridge scarfing down cold chow mein. Take a few minutes -- and a few extra ingredients -- and you can transform your restaurant leftovers into a totally new dish.

SWEET ONION PORK PIZZA

Last night's leftovers:
Baby back ribs

Transform it tonight:
BBQ pizza

 
Roasted Whole Turkey

CHINESE FIVE-SPICE CHICKEN

Last night's leftovers:
Vegetable fried rice

Transform it tonight:
Stuffed chicken

 
Biscuits in Basket

CHICKEN BISCUITS WITH BACON GRAVY

Last night's leftovers:
Fried chicken

Transform it tonight:
Biscuits

 
Pasta with Mixed Veggie Sauce

SMOKED SALMON AND CORN CHOWDER

Last night's leftovers:
Fettucine Alfredo

Transform it tonight:
Creamy Chowder

 

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