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Repurposed Leftover Vegetable Chowder | An easy leftover recipe, this vegetable chowder is vegan and gluten free. Use leftover mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables for a delicious, hearty soup that’s ready in under 30 minutes. | SeasonedVegetable.com #leftoverrecipe #thanksgivingleftovers #veganchowder
Repurposed Leftover Vegetable Chowder
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
An easy leftover recipe, this vegetable chowder is vegan and gluten free. Use leftover mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables for a delicious, hearty soup that’s ready in under 30 minutes.
Servings: 8
Calories: 118 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 cups oat milk
  • 1 cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • 3 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup green beans chopped into ½-inch pieces (see note)
  • 1 cup diced roasted carrots see note
  • 1 cup sliced sauteed mushrooms see note
Instructions
  1. In a large pot, heat oat milk and vegetable broth over medium heat.
  2. Add mashed potatoes and stir until well combined. You can add more oat milk or broth as desired to get the consistency you prefer.
  3. Add cooked vegetables. Reduce heat to low and let simmer until heated through.
  4. Serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

SEASONED SECRET

The framework of this leftover recipe for vegetable chowder is quite flexible. I used a 1 to 1 ratio of leftover vegetable to leftover mashed potatoes but you could easily increase or decrease that ratio depending on how chunky you like your soup.

If you need to reheat the vegetable chowder, I recommend adding more broth or milk as needed. The starch of the mashed potatoes acts as a thickener and you will need more liquid to achieve a soup-like consistency when reheating.

VEGAN

I use Pacific Foods brand oat milk instead of milk or cream in this leftover vegetable chowder recipe to keep the recipe vegan. Oat milk has a more savory quality compared to almond or cashew milk. You can use other nut milks but be sure to select an unsweetened variety.

OMNIVORE

If you have leftover turkey, you can add it to the vegetable chowder when you add the cooked vegetables.

CHECK THE FRIDGE

I used carrots, green beans, and mushrooms for this recipe to mimic traditional Thanksgiving leftovers such as green bean casserole. You could easily use whatever leftover or fresh vegetables you have in your fridge such as celery, cauliflower, parsnips, or broccoli.