3 Easy Recipes for Your Christmas Leftovers

The holiday season is a magical time filled with reunions, gifts, and of course, delicious food! As the festive celebrations wind down, we often find ourselves facing the aftermath of the feasts – Christmas leftovers. That means our kitchen adventure is just beginning! In this blog, we explore creative ways to reinvent those leftover treasures into mouthwatering favorites.  

What makes this experience even more delightful? PC Home Food Keepers from Personal Collection. This food storage solution not only stores your holiday leftovers but also makes it easy to present the new dishes you cooked from the easy and delicious recipes here. Get ready to transform your Christmas leftovers into culinary delights that will have your family singing with joy! 

Pasko Fried Rice 

What could be better than waking up on Christmas morning to a steaming hot bowl of sinangag with leftover hamon de bola? We Filipinos just love fried rice, especially when you mix juicy Christmas ham in it. Aside from being quick and easy to make, it combines the deliciousness of ulam and rice. Just take out the PC Home Food Keepers that safely stored the cold rice and ham from last night’s Noche Buena and cook Pasko Fried Rice! 

Ingredients:  

  • 1 cup leftover hamon de bola, cubed  
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil  
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced  
  • 1 onion, chopped  
  • ½ cup carrot, diced  
  • ½ cup peas 
  • ½ cup corn  
  • 4 cups day-old rice  
  • 2 eggs, beaten  
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • Chopped spring onions or parsley, for garnish 

Procedure: 

  1. Fry the ham in vegetable oil until it turns golden brown. Remove excess oil and set aside. 
  2. Sauté garlic, onions, and carrots in the remaining oil. Add the leftover rice and cook for 2 minutes. 
  3. Create a well in the center of the rice. Add the beaten eggs and scramble a bit before mixing with the rest of the fried rice. 
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add spring onions or parsley for color. Transfer to a serving plate and serve. 

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Sopas with Hamon 

Not enough hamon de bola left for sandwiches? Just shred and throw into a soup! If you have your extra uncooked macaroni pasta, cook Sopas with Hamon! It’s so nice to have a bowl of creamy sopas on a cold December morning, too. You can ladle some into the smallest PC Home Food Keepers for individual servings and distribute to sleepy kids for breakfast in bed. Don’t worry – it’s leak-proof! 

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups leftover hamon de bola 
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil 
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 1 onion, chopped 
  • 6 cups water 
  • 2 pork-flavor cubes 
  • ¾ cup elbow macaroni pasta 
  • ½ cup carrot, diced 
  • 1 cup cabbage, sliced thinly 
  • 1 125 mL carton of all-purpose cream 

Procedure 

  1. Shred leftover hamon de bola. 
  2. Sauté garlic and onions in a big pot. Add shredded ham. 
  3. Add water, macaroni, carrots, and cabbage. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. 
  4. Add flavor cubes and all-purpose cream. Mix well and serve! 
Christmas Mac and Cheese  

Mac and cheese may not be a traditional Pinoy dish but it’s a classic comfort food kids especially enjoy. So, take out the keso de bola and hamon de bola leftovers stored in your PC Home Food Keepers and make an easy and delicious snack! 

Ingredients: 

  • ¼ kg elbow macaroni 
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter 
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 1 cup hamon de bola, diced 
  • 1 cup water 
  • 1 125 mL carton of all-purpose cream 
  • 1 cup keso de bola, grated 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 

Procedure 

  1. Boil the pasta according to the instructions on the packaging. 
  2. Sauté garlic and ham in butter in a large pot. Use unsalted because the cheese is already salty. 
  3. Add water and all-purpose cream. 
  4. Mix, add cheese, and season with salt and pepper. 
  5. Drain the pasta and mix it with the cheese sauce. 
  6. Transfer to the PC Home Food Keeper 1600 mL and serve. 

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With PC Home Food Keepers, you can be assured of safe food storage not just during special occasions, but every day. These ultimate multi-purpose food containers are equipped with Leakproof Technology. Bid farewell to concerns about food spillage, whether you’re storing in the ref, presenting dishes at the table, or carrying ba-on on the go. Featuring antibacterial silicone to keep bacteria at bay, these containers ensure your food remains fresh and untainted. Their versatility extends to safe storage in the freezer, usability in the microwave, and convenience in the dishwasher. With a nestable and stackable design, PC Home Food Keepers make storage a breeze, saving you valuable space.  

From preserving meats in the freezer to storing leftovers in the refrigerator, seamlessly serving dishes straight from the microwave, and facilitating hassle-free ba-on—PC Home Food Keepers from Personal Collection emerge as your steadfast daily companion in food storage. 

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If you liked these holiday recipes, wait until you try our ChocoBright truffles and MilkyBright Pastillas. Check out their recipes here

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