Leftover Meat

Recipe Details:

Does your family run away at the thought of leftovers? Are you trashing food? Let's change the verbage. You are not serving leftovers, you are repurposing last night's dinner! Here is a simple dinner hack. If you have onions and mushrooms, add them to your meat and add a cream sauce. What you get is a simple meat and gravy meal. Just add potatoes, noodles, or rice and you have created something new and delicious.

TOTAL TIME: 30 min

ACTIVE: 30 min

Makes 2-4 servings

Equipment List

  • 2 frying pans


  • 1 onion
  • sliced mushrooms
  • leftover meat: roast, steak, chicken, pork
  • equal parts gluten-free flour and dairy-free butter
  • 16 oz Cheri's HazelCream double strength
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • optional dairy-free sour cream

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Cook Veggies

Saute mushrooms and onions until they shrink down in size.

Leftover Veggs

Reheat Meat

Slice the meat into small pieces. Reheat it in a frying pan until it is hot. When it's done, combine it with the veggies.

Leftover Meat


Combine equal parts of dairy-free butter and gluten-free flour. For this recipe, I used 3 Tbs each. Adjust accordingly. Cook for at least 5 minutes, stirring.

Leftover Roux

Cheri's HazelCream

Add Cheri's HazelCream. Start with half the liquid and stir it up, then add the rest. Adjust to the desired thickness. Add salt and pepper.

Leftover Sauce


Combine the meat, veggies, and creamy liquid. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.

Leftover Combo


Plate with potatoes, noodles, or rice. Serve with dairy-free sour cream.And don't tell your family that you're serving leftovers!!!

Leftover Glam 2

The 2 Cooks can happily recommend the following ingredient suppliers to you in preparing this recipe:

Cheri's HazelCream

GF Jules Gluten Free Flour

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