Baking dishes, as opposed to frying them, pushes you to eat healthy
without all that absorbed fat from frying oil. All you need to do is
grind your leftover meat, sauté in tomato sauce, and (in a baking dish)
layer with lasagna pasta, cheese, and cream. Top with grated cheese
Ground pork/beef with tomato sauce
We love tomato sauce because it can disguise almost anything into
looking—and tasting—like a well-thought-out meal. Chop leftover pork (or
beef) and sauté with vegetables and tomato sauce. Then serve with rice!
(With a couple slices of fried saba and a sunny-side-up egg tossed in,
you get arroz ala cubana!)
This one is a win-win: you get to use leftover meat in the dish and kids
love baked mac. Just dice your leftover meat, mix it with some cream,
pour on top of half-cooked macaroni, and grate cheddar cheese over
everything. Bake the pasta just until the cheese turns golden brown.
If you’re more into baking than cooking, this one is perfect for you
then. Shred your leftover chicken, sauté, and season. Then place in
pastry pockets and bake. Serve with your choice of dipping sauce.