Lunchovers: Risotto for Dinner, Stuffed Potatoes for Lunch

February 08, 2016
Leftovers always come to mind when you think about packing lunch, but that can get boring. So instead of bringing last night’s dinner, why not reinvent it and give it a lunch-over? Give it a try with these two easy recipes.

Dinner: Quick Mushroom Risotto

Lunchovers: Risotto for Dinner, Stuffed Potatoes for Lunch
Start with a hearty and quick Mushroom Risotto (ready in just 30 minutes). It’s great on its own or as a side dish for dinner. It’s also one of the main ingredients in this lunchover. You’ll need 1 cup of leftover rice for the Risotto Stuffed Sweet Potatoes. Full Recipe.

Lunch: Risotto Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Lunchovers: Risotto for Dinner, Stuffed Potatoes for Lunch
Roast a few potatoes in the oven while you're stirring up dinner and you’ve got an instant lunch too. Just grab your leftover risotto, add it to sliced sweet potatoes, and top with crumbled bacon. Pack it up in a Ziploc® Round container and store it in the fridge for lunch the next day. Full Recipe.

Hooked on making two meals at once? Try these easy, double-duty dinners for even more lunchover options. 

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