As we count down the minutes to Christmas, it is important for businesses within the foodservice industry to find different ways to reinvent the items that they may have leftover from their holiday menus. From centerpiece selections like, spiral ham, or roasted turkey, to side options like cranberry sauce or sweet potatoes, the possibilities are practically endless.
Now, more than ever, it is vital for owners and operators to save money when and where they can. Utilizing products to the best of their ability in order to avoid food waste and lost profits is an absolute must. Creativity is key when reimagining your menu, and it doesn’t have to be difficult. Check out our list of ways to reinvent holiday leftovers that your patrons will love!
Turkey & Brie Quesadilla with Cranberry Salsa
Tons of turkey to use up? No need to worry, it's easy to turn leftover turkey into yummy quesadillas, perfect as an appetizer or lunch option. We like to make our quesadillas extra special by incorporating creamy brie cheese and cranberry salsa. No holiday waste with this dish!
Ham & Cheese Empanadas
Put that leftover holiday ham to good use by repurposing it into deliciously deep-fried empanadas. The combination of ooey, gooey, melted cheese and salty, sweet ham really can't get any better! You can even add a bit of chopped onion for another layer of flavor.
Sweet Potato Pie Flatbread
We simply cannot forget about dessert! Make good use of your extra sweet potato puree by creating a treat like no other. From the cozy, spice combo of cinnamon and nutmeg to the tiny marshmallows, our Sweet Potato Pie Flatbreads put a modern twist on a southern classic that we know will not disappoint.
Well, aren’t those some of the tastiest ideas you have ever heard of? So, don’t play those reindeer games and let those leftovers get the best of your business. Limit your food waste with some of these great menu options!