Starting school again means that we’re all back to that carbohydrate and fat-laden college diet; and the winter season means that we’ll be calling more deliveries, especially for the quintessential college food – pizza. And what this means is that we’ll soon find ourselves leaning against an open refrigerator, eating cold leftover pizza in our pajamas one fine morning.
But why eat cold leftovers when you can turn them into something entirely different and delicious? Yes, you can choose to pop your pizza in the oven, but that’s hardly the only way to give your pizza a second life. Here are 9 more creative things you can make with your cold leftover pizza.
Upgrade your next tomato soup or salad with these extra-cheese croutons.
Doesn’t breakfast sound so much more exciting?
Scrape the toppings off your pizza and mix it into your scrambled eggs. How ingenious is that?
Scrape the cold, greasy toppings off your pizza, and add your very own breakfast toppings instead. Life couldn’t get more exciting.
5. Pizza Rolls
While this recipe makes pizza rolls from scratch, you can simply save some time and take your leftover slice of pizza, roll it up, and follow the instructions in the recipe.
Or if your slices of pizza are thin enough, you could even make these ingenious mini pizza roll lollipops. Who knew your cold, leftover pizza could be such a significant resource?
6. Pizza Fries
Simply cut your pizza into strips, and bake them until crisp again. You could top it off with more mozzarella cheese.
Or if you’re up for the ultimate sin, deep-fry your pizza strips. Your belly will thank you forever.
Everyone loves pizza, and everyone loves pasta. So what’s not to love about pizza lasagna?
Sandwich two pieces of pizza together and, using a panini press, cook until the cheese has melted and fuses the two pieces together. Say hello to your ultimate comfort food.
9. Pizza Waffle
Here’s another reason why you should get a waffle iron. Trust me, everyone will love you for this hot, crispy, gooey, delicious, cheese-stuffed waffle.