First of all let’s take a moment to look at how delicious the ribs that we barbecued look. We have just bought a new toy to play with, a smoker, and this was the first thing we cooked on it.



With the weather heating up this week you will likely be lighting up the BBQ yourself. We know what it is like, you want a bit of everything at the butcher’s or supermarket which means there is usually bowls of leftover chargrilled meat in your fridge the next day.

Here is our favourite quick and easy recipe for using up the meat from your barbecue using general store cupboard items.

Step 1



Get a high sided roasting tin and chop up everything you have and anything you fancy putting in it such as:

  • Sausages
  • Ribs
  • Chicken
  • Burger
  • Kebabs (with veg)
  • Onions
  • Broccoli
  • Corn
  • Peppers

Roast it for about 10 mins on 160 degrees until it is hot.

Step 2



Add a tin of beans, we have used one tin of baked beans per person but you can use as much or as little as you like and whatever beans you have in the cupboard. Add some BBQ sauce and passata if you fancy it (if you have opted for the plain beans option you will need passata for the tomatoey flavour).

Stage 3



Roast until it is hot, hot, hot. If you have an egg, crack into the middle and cook for 6 minutes before the end.

Stage 4


Top with some grated cheese and serve with a sweet potato jacket.

What do you do with your BBQ leftovers? We would love to know. Follow our story and read more about us via our social media channels.