Use-up Double Leftovers Soup. Put the leftover chicken carcass and carrot in a stockpot or large saucepan. Add cold water to cover the ingredients. Put lid on pan and bring to the boil.
For Thanksgiving or a random Tuesday night, this is an easy way to put good use to food that would otherwise end up in the trash. Whisk leftover mashed potatoes into soup. They add flavor and act as a thickener as well. You can have Use-up Double Leftovers Soup using 7 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Use-up Double Leftovers Soup
- It’s 1 of carcass leftover from a roast chicken.
- It’s 1 of carrot, roughly diced.
- Prepare of Cold water.
- You need 500 ml of (or whatever you’ve got) sauce leftover from my pork chops with cider, etc. recipe.
- You need 1 of chicken stock cube or tablet (I use Knorr Chicken Stock Pot).
- Prepare of Salt.
- You need of Ground black pepper.
Cooked meats and vegetables – chop into bite-sized pieces and add at the end of the cooking time so the meat doesn't get tough or the veggies overcook. Use it as cooking liquid for rice or quinoa Sweet Peas & Saffron food blogger Denise Bustard likes to use leftover soup to give neutral-tasting. If my soup is too thin, potatoes (baked, roasted, or mashed), cooked rice, and cooked cauliflower are all good thickeners for soups. Yummly has a nice variety of soups from corn chowder to lemony.
Use-up Double Leftovers Soup instructions
- Put the leftover chicken carcass and carrot in a stockpot or large saucepan. Add cold water to cover the ingredients. Put lid on pan and bring to the boil. Reduce to a rolling simmer for 15 minutes..
- Remove the carcass from the pan with a slotted spoon. Allow to cool sufficiently to handle, then pick off any remaining meat off the bones. Leave the meat bits and carrot in the stock and discard the bones and any skin..
- Add the leftover pork chop sauce to the stock. Stir well to mix thoroughly and add the stock cube. Bring back to the boil, stirring occasionally, and simmer with a lid on for 20 minutes..
- Season to taste, whizz if desired (I usually don’t coz we like the chunks) to a smoother consistency and serve piping hot with your choice of bread..
You can also learn all about how to make soup in the Instant Pot!. When soup is already made from leftovers, its life is a little more limited. In this case, if you aren't going to eat all of the soup within a day or two, I'd recommend freezing the leftovers! For a few quid, you can create an enormous vat of joy (the base is two tins of chopped tomatoes, garlic, a litre of stock from cubes and two tins of cannellini beans, chickpeas or butter beans),. I have also added a Free Printable for you to use to take stock of what is ALREADY in your fridge and hopefully encourage you to use up those leftovers.