5 simple recipes that transform leftover bread


    With the cost of living crisis in full swing, the last thing we want to deal with is food waste. To help you make the most out of those leftover loafs, we’re sharing some fuss-free recipes, to ensure you never throw out a stale piece of bread again!

    Mozzarella salad with pesto croutons

    Mozzarella salad with pesto croutonsThis low-fat, nutritious dish is full of flavour and would make a fantastic lunch option or light midweek dinner.

    Cheesy garlic bread

    Cheesy garlic breadIf you’re a garlic lover, then this quick and easy recipe is an absolute must-try and pairs beautifully with any Italian dish, from pasta to pizza, lasagne to gnocchi and everything in between!

    Caesar breaded chicken

    Caesar breaded chickenIf your bread bin has seen better days and is filled with slices on the sadder side of freshness, then this is the recipe for you. Breadcrumbs is the perfect solution for stale bread, as it’s such a versatile ingredient. Coat it on chicken breasts, fish goujons, cubed tofu and more!

    Cucumber feta dip with crostini

    Cucumber feta dip with crostiniIf you’re hosting a last-minute shindig and don’t have time to pop to the shops for party nibbles, then this simple recipe is just what you need, as it’s made mostly out of storecupboard ingredients.

    Lemon and raspberry bread & butter pudding

    Lemon and raspberry bread & butter puddingRequiring just 6 simple ingredients, this morish dessert is the perfect warming pud for cold, dreary evenings. To make it even more seasonal, try adding winter spices, like cinnamon or nutmeg, to the custard and cream mix, or use lightly stewed apple slices instead of raspberries.

    Looking for more ways to reduce food waste, particularly in your veg drawer? Check out our collection of creative carrot recipes, here.