Leftovers

There has never been a better time to take advantage of the great tastes of pork, especially when it comes to utilizing leftovers. One of the best qualities of pork is its versatility. One cut or one night’s meal can be turned into a completely new flavor the next night! You can take “leftovers” to a completely new level with the recipe concepts below. Tonight gives you a recipe idea for meal one, and Tomorrow shows you how to transform extras into a new dish tomorrow. Talk about time and cost savings. Now, get cooking!

PORK CHOPS

TONIGHT: Basil-Garlic Pork Chops require only chops + six ingredients, all of which you probably already have in your kitchen! Fire up the grill or cook via your favorite method.

TOMORROW: Simple and easy but oh so delicious! Slice any leftover pork chops into strips for Italian Pork Melts featuring pesto, roasted red peppers and mozzarella cheese.

OTHER LEFTOVER PORK CHOP IDEAS: Thai Pork Pizza, BBQ Pork Salad, and Well-Dressed Pork.

PULLED PORK

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TONIGHT: Perfect Pulled Pork is cooked low and slow with the ideal combination of spices and flavor. Assemble sandwiches or capitalize on pulled pork’s versatility and add to a salad or pizza!

TOMORROW: Use your perfectly pulled pork to assemble Pulled Pork Tostadas with Slaw and Chipotle Cream for back-to-back wins!

OTHER LEFTOVER PULLED PORK IDEAS: Pulled Pork Scramble, BBQ Pulled Pork Pizza, and Pulled Pork Baked Potato.

TENDERLOIN

Leftovers

TONIGHT: Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Asian Dry Rub is a meal you can feel good about. Serve the sliced tenderloin with brown rice tossed with thinly sliced scallions and fresh chopped cilantro.

TOMORROW: Save a portion of yesterday’s pork tenderloin to make Baked Pork Egg Rolls! This dish is the ultimate use of leftovers, and can be served as an impressive and delicious appetizer as well!

OTHER LEFTOVER TENDERLOIN IDEAS: Gingered Pork-Vegetable Soup, Continental Baguette, and Mostly Mu Shu Pork.

HAM

Leftovers

TONIGHT: Sweet Southern Slow Cooker Ham is a great meal option to fix in the morning and forget until dinner as it cooks low and slow for eight hours.

TOMORROW: Put your leftover ham to good use in a light and fresh Crustless Basque Quiche.

OTHER LEFTOVER HAM IDEAS: Hampanadas, Ham and Spaghetti Alfredo, Ham Jambalaya, and Cured Ham and Asparagus Pizza.

PORK LOIN

Leftovers

TONIGHT: Have your family cheering when you serve a Boneless Pork Loin Roast. Bonus: it takes only five minutes of prep and pairs well with your favorite veggies and potatoes!

TOMORROW: Turn that leftover loin roast into a delicious Pork and Broccoli Phyllo, great for a meal or cut into appetizer portions.

OTHER LEFTOVER LOIN IDEAS: Pork Cordon Bleu Sandwiches, Southwestern-Style Pork Tortilla Soup, and Pork Loin Tortilla Wraps.

 

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