Helen’s Home Cooking

Merry Christmas Everyone, I hope you’ve had a wonderful Christmas Day. I’m putting up these two recipes as an idea for leftover Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts, quick and easy and a great way to save wastage.

Brussels Sprouts and Bacon.

Brussel Sprouts and Bacon

  • 1 large onion diced
  • 6 rashers of smoked streaky bacon
  • Leftover sprouts halved
  • 50g of butter
  1. In a large frying pan fry the bacon until crispy.
  2. Remove from the pan and put onto kitchen roll.
  3. In the same pan, melt the butter and fry the onion until soft.
  4. Add the sprouts and heat through. If using uncooked sprouts cook for around 15 minutes.
  5. Add the bacon and stir through.
  6. Serve and enjoy this alternative way to have sprouts.


  Cheesy Potatoes

Cheesy potato


  • Leftover or freshly cooked potato
  • 3 cloves of crushed garlic
  • 100g of strong cheese grated
  • Breadcrumbs
  1. Heat the potato and mix through the garlic and the cheese.
  2. Stir until the cheese is melted through.
  3. Grease an ashet large enough to the take the potato.
  4. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the top.
  5. Cook in a pre-heated 180’c, 375’f or gas mark 4 oven for 35mins or until heated through.
  6. Serve and enjoy.

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