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Leftover Chicken: 3 Ideal Dinners

Leftover Chicken: 3 Ideal Dinners

No More Wasting!

Leftover chicken in the fridge? Well, if it is fair to say, I believe most of America deal with leftovers. Some people have their preferences on eating leftovers and some do not. Either way, here are three ways to avoid tossing that good food in the trash.

Leftover Chicken: 3 Ideal Dinners

1. Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe
Chicken Tetrazzini Photo: Taste of Home

When it comes to baking this deliciousness, you have a few options to tweak it just how you like it. I personally haven’t had Chicken Tetrazzini with spaghetti noodles, but it is definitely worth a try. The other noodle options you can cook it with include:

  • Egg Noodles
Chicken Tetrazzini in a pan with a wooden spoon.
Photo: Pinch of Yum
  • Linguine
Easy and delicious Cheesy Chicken Tetrazzini - Chicken and pasta in a creamy sauce with lots of flavor - a family favorite dinner meal!
Photo: Lil Luna
  • Orzo
  • Elbow Macaroni

Either way you like it, it’s a great way to use that rotisserie or baked chicken in your fridge that seems to be overlooked. Personalize it, spice it up and chow down.

2. Chicken Salad


Chicken Salad is one of my favorite meals for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It’s super simple to make and you can get as creative as you’d like. As I searched for amazing recipes for chicken salad I couldn’t seem to narrow it down to just one. Here are a few others that really had my taste buds watering below:



Chicken and Rice Salad
Photo: The Spruce


Chicken Puffs Appetizer
Photo: The Spruce

3. Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie: Betty Crocker

If you haven’t experienced this sensational meal, you are missing out. Chicken Pot Pie is a staple of dinners. The flavor of all the vegetables and seasonings all-in-one is a recipe for success. The crust of the pie is what really sets it off, so if you’re making this dish, take special care of the crust.

Also try:

Roasted Chicken Pot Pie

Roasted Chicken Pot Pie
Roasted Chicken Pot Pie: Food Network

In conclusion, if you try any of these recipes out, make sure you post your pics in the comments! Leftover Chicken: 3 Ideal Dinners should be an absolute success for quick dinner ideas and those darn leftovers that people don’t eat. Eat, Eat Enjoy!



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