For the vegetables to end up in the trash can potentially be the same as throwing away money. Therefore, it is important to know simple ways of using leftover vegetables that anyone can do, and there is no strategy. We can cut food waste, save some money, and eat delicious food in the process. Sounds pretty good, right? Here are four easy ways to use leftovers:
1. Grilled Vegetables
Grilling vegetables is like giving them a chance to live a second time. This is a good choice for vegetables that may already be a bit soft (I do not mean rotten when I say soft, just not crispy). Sprinkle with butter, salt, pepper, or your favorite seasoning, then bake in a 400o F oven until it has been caramelized. Once roasted, vegetables are perfect for salads, omelets, sandwiches, rice bowls, pizza, pasta, burritos, tacos, and more. Instead, you can grill them on a saucepan with some meat, such as smoked, grilled sausage and vegetables, and then make a meal on the saucepan.
In order not to waste leftovers of vegetables, you can cook some pasta. This is done by cutting the vegetables, adding some cheese, and sprinkling in your favorite seasoning. Pasta salad is really so easy and flexible to make. Family members will as well love the taste despite using vegetable leftovers.
3. Scrambles And Omelet
Eggs and vegetables are the best food. It is usually best to shred the vegetables in the refrigerator, add a few eggs to the frying pan, and then make the vegetable platter. However, you can also grill vegetables into eggs. They include such vegetables as those on the ratatouille pancakes. Grill them into small ‘egg cups.’ Fold them into omelets or even place them into breakfast egg tortillas.
Fried meals are tasty meals because they are so delicious that you can add almost any meat or vegetable to them. The taste is different every time. The added vegetables will not only bring you all kinds of fun, but you can change the type of sauce every time. All the methods mentioned earlier are simple ways to use leftovers. So do not waste any vegetables. You can easily turn it from being a waste by roasting, frying, or making pasta, omelets, as well as scrambles.