Looking for leftover lamb recipes? Want easy and delicious ways to use up your leftover Easter chocolate? Try our simple ideas which make the most of Easter leftovers, then check out our Easter recipes, Easter dinner recipes and Easter baking ideas.


Catering for vegans this Easter? Our Easter vegan menu covers all you need for breakfast, lunch and dessert. You can also treat friends or family to an afternoon tea with an Easter twist.

Easter leftover recipes

Leftover lamb

Lamb naanwich

Think of this as the Easter equivalent of the Boxing Day sandwich. Brimming with punchy chilli, mango chutney and a minty yogurt, it's a fun and satisfying way to use up leftover lamb. Choose from more of our leftover lamb recipes.

Lamb NaanWich

Lamb with soft herb salad and mint sauce dressing

Serve your leftover lamb with a fresh mint dressing in this zingy spring salad. It's a great way of using leftovers while keeping meals light and healthy.

A white platter with green leaves and slices of pink lamb

Lamb tacos with minted pea guacamole

Get creative with your lamb leftovers with these punchy tacos, spiced with paprika and cumin and served alongside a zingy pea guacamole.

Lamb tacos with minted pea guacamole, feta and onion

Easy lamb bhuna

Leftovers never looked so good – try this tender lamb bhuna, cooked in a warming spice mixture and served with fluffy rice.

Pan of lamb bhuna next to a bowl of rice

Mexican-style lamb stew

Toss your leftover lamb in chipotle chilli, oregano and spices for a hearty stew that's as smoky as it is comforting.

Mexican Lamb Stew Recipe with Lamb Neck

Creamy lamb, spinach and cashew curry

Super creamy, nutty and low in calories, this recipe is perfect for livening up lamb leftovers and makes a simple family dinner to enjoy after Easter weekend.

Lamb Curry Recipe with Spinach and Cashew

Greek-style lamb meatball, feta and tomato bake

Leftover lamb is pepped up with Greek flavours of feta, oregano and pine nuts in this vibrant tray bake. Serve straight from the oven to allow everyone to dig in.

Greek Lamb Meatballs Recipe with Feta and Tomato

Lamb tagine

Spicy lamb tagine is a real crowd pleaser and makes brilliant use of leftover lamb. It serves six so is great for feeding the family or a group of friends, or you can freeze it in smaller batches so that it'll do several nights.

Lamb tagine

Leftover chicken

Chicken and spinach pilaf

Use up any leftover chicken in this speedy pilaf. Coloured with turmeric and packed with spinach and coriander, it's as nutritious as it is delicious.

Chicken Pilaf Recipe with Spinach

Chicken tagliatelle with lemon and tarragon

Turn your roast chicken leftovers into a zingy tagliatelle dish, flavoured with lemon, fresh tarragon and parmesan. It's super speedy to put together, too, ready in just 20 minutes.

Tarragon and Lemon Roast Chicken Tagliatelle Recipe

Catalan-style roast chicken, potato and pepper salad

This Catalan-style salad is quick and easy to make and is great for using up roast chicken and potatoes. Sweet smoked paprika gives the dish a big flavour boost.

Catalan Chicken Recipe With Potato and Pepper Salad

Roast dinner pot pies

Try our clever mash up using roast dinner leftovers all bundled into one flaky pie. It's super easy, and super comforting.

Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Chicken satay noodle salad

Top your crunchy satay salad with crispy leftover chicken in this dish, packed with red cabbage, shredded carrots and roasted peanuts.

Satay Chicken Noodle Salad Recipe

Sweet and sour chicken and pineapple salad

After a weekend of indulgence, most of us crave a fresh, nutritious meal. This recipe is just that, giving your midweek dinner a healthy lift by pairing leftover chicken with juicy pineapple and crunchy cucumber.

Sweet and Sour Chicken Salad Recipe with Pineapple

Super-quick chicken and pea broth

This chicken and pea broth comes together in a flash on busy days, perfect for using up any leftover chicken from Easter weekend.

Chicken Broth Recipe with Peas

Leftover salmon

Salmon poke bowl

Match leftover salmon with crunchy veg and sushi rice, pepped up with a spicy dressing made from soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, sriracha and lime juice.

Bowl of sushi rice topped with raw salmon and vegetables

Creamy salmon pasta

Turn your salmon leftovers into a creamy pasta, served with a big dollop of crème fraîche. It's high in protein, low in salt and ready on the table in just 20 minutes.

Creamy Salmon Pasta

Leftover veg

Hash browns

Leftover potatoes? Make a batch of our nifty potato hash browns for a lazy breakfast.

Three hash browns on a plate, topped with a fried egg

Kimchi bubble and squeak cakes

Any leftover veg from Easter lunch can be used in these easy bubble and squeak cakes, brightened up with kimchi and sriracha.

Bubble and Squeak Recipe with Kimchi

Hasselback potatoes

Rich, golden and immensely tasty – duck fat elevates leftover potatoes into something very special.

Hasselback Potatoes Recipe With Duck Fat

Leftover chocolate

Easter rocky road

Super simple, super fun and super moreish, a batch of our rocky road traybake is a must. Topped with leftover chocolate eggs, it's perfect for an easy Easter baking project with the whole family. Discover more of our Easter baking ideas.

Easter Rocky Road Recipe

Easter cupcakes

Are you a die-hard Cadbury Mini Eggs fan? If that's a yes, why not incorporate them into a batch of these chocolate cupcakes, topped with smooth vanilla buttercream and a little grated chocolate to make an easy Easter treat.

A batch of chocolate cupcakes, topped with buttercream, chocolate shavings and mini eggs

Easter trash tiffin

Put that leftover Easter chocolate to good use with this indulgent fruit and nut chocolate tiffin. Break into squares and serve with a pot of tea.

Easter Tiffin Recipe with Chocolate Eggs

Easter cookies

These cheerful cookies make a fun Easter baking project, and are a brilliant way to use Maltesers Mini Bunnies, Galaxy Golden Eggs and M&M’s Eggs. Experiment with whatever Easter choc you have lying around.

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A selection of Easter cookies topped with Mars mini bunnies, Galaxy golden eggs and chocolate coloured M and M's

Luxury hot chocolate

Use up any Easter egg chocolate to make an indulgent hot chocolate. To make it even more decadent, top with squirty cream and mini eggs.

Luxury Hot Chocolate Recipe

Easter blondies

Chopped mini chocolate eggs are mixed into a gooey blondie mixture, offering a wonderfully sweet crunch.

A tray of blondies cut into squares with a cup of tea and a bowl of mini eggs with a pink background

Easter cheesecake

Topped with an epic combination of crushed biscuits and chocolate eggs, this is the perfect bake to celebrate the holidays – because you can never have too much chocolate at Easter.

Easter Cheesecake Recipe with chocolate mini eggs on top

Crème Egg cupcakes

Present these pretty Crème Egg cupcakes to friends and family and watch them disappear in seconds. With their yolk-yellow frosting and super-chocolatey sponge, they're hard not to love.

A cake stand piled with chocolate cupcakes with halved creme eggs on top, with a grey stone background

White chocolate Easter cake

Here's a show-stopping Easter cake to make for your favourite chocolate lovers. We've decorated ours with broken white chocolate eggs and crunchy mini eggs, but you can get creative with your favourite Easter treats.

White Chocolate Easter Cake Recipe

Crème Egg brownies

Got leftover Crème Eggs to use up? Try incorporating them into an easy brownie traybake. And remember, we have many, many more brownie recipes to try right here.

Creme Egg Brownie Cake Recipe

Scotch Crème Eggs

Take your love of Cadbury Crème Eggs to the next level with these novelty scotch eggs. We're talking chocolate eggs, coated in chocolate brownie crumbs and sprinkles. And yes, it is as delicious as it looks.

Creme Egg Scotch Egg Recipe (Plus: How-To Video)

Gelupo's ginger gelato and hot cross bun sandwich

Stuff any leftover hot cross buns with a scoop of homemade gelato to make the most of your Easter leftovers.

Ice cream sandwiched between hot cross bun

Easter cocktail

Use up hot-cross buns that may be past their best to make this easy Easter-spiced twist on an amaretto sour. The perfect tipple to wrap up Easter festivities.

Hot-Cross Amaretto Sour

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