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Classic British 'Bubble and Squeak' Recipe Is the Answer to Leftovers

We love the name of this recipe. And we love how tasty it looks too! TikTok content creator @tamingtwins shares a classic British recipe with a twist. Leftover veggies have never looked so good!

This no-waste recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers.

This veggie side-dish looks delicious! This side also gives you some great options. You can make a fresh batch of this recipe and serve 3 sides in one, or you can use the leftover vegetables from your holiday feast and create this dreamy side too. This idea is so smart and you won’t waste a drop of food from your holiday meal this year. And no one will be complaining about eating leftovers either. 

When you add cheese, it becomes a brand new dish. Ha! To make this sensational side from scratch, she starts by boiling potatoes, carrots, and shredded cabbage. Once softened, she mashes them together with butter, and then spreads the mixture into a buttered baking dish. They bake until the cheese is melted and golden! She tells us this recipe is traditionally cooked in a frying pan, but this version allows for the addition of cheese. Yes, please! 

The audience loved this clever side dish recipe, and viewer @Alison commented, “Ahhhhhh, I’ve wanted to make bubble and squeak ever since I’ve heard it in the movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks! Now I am so going to make it!” Viewer @Grannyinthegarden asked, “Why is it called bubble and squeak?” And the recipes creator replied, “Apparently it’s because of the sound in the pan when you fry it in the traditional way!” That makes sense!

This recipe is sure to be a hit in our house and will be a wonderful way to save some money, too!