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May 6, 2013 09:33 AM

Leftover topping recs?

Hey Fellow Hounds:
I made some mac 'n' cheese for a potluck dinner this weekend and somehow wound up with about a cup of leftover topping -- basically just breadcrumbs & cheese bound together with a little butter. I was thinking it might go well in an omelet or fritatta -- but I'd love some other suggestions from my fellow foodies.

BTW, the mac'n'cheese recipe I used is one I've made several times before & gets consistently rave reviews. Here's the link:

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  1. Would probably be good as a coating for chicken or pork chops. Also last week I made a butternut squash (sliced about 1/4" thick) with a breadcrumb coating, and then baked, and it was quite tasty... perhaps you could do something like that.

    1. maybe an improvised Philly style steak and cheese since there's already bread crumbs in the mix.

      1. The topping would be great on chicken or fish. Just spray or rub with olive oil, coat and bake. Also, zucchini strips, sliced eggplant for Parmesan or any other vegetable would be great coated and baked. Dip veggies in egg, then topping and repeat.

        1. Add it to meatballs or meatloaf.

          1. +1 on using it as a coating. It would also be great on baked stuffed tomatoes, peppers, mushroom caps or zucchini.