Recipes from Sam the Cooking Guy: Recipes with Intentional Leftovers

Say goodbye to fourth-night-in-a-row meat loaf and identical containers of tragically “meal-prepped” chicken thighs. YouTube cooking sensation and restauranteur Sam the Cooking Guy is here to save us from mediocre leftovers. With 20 bulk-cooking master dishes, each featuring a main protein, with corresponding follow-up meals that all benefit from the work you’ve already done, Sam ensures that you’ll never be bored in the kitchen again! Sam’s recipes are simple and quick, but never tired.

A skillet filled with leftover meatloaf pasta sauce, with a pile of pasta on the side.

Leftover Meatloaf Pasta Sauce

Got meatloaf? Then you’ve also got the makings of a sumptuous pasta dish. Not really leftovers—more like a tomato-based glow-up.

A cooked meatloaf with spinach with four slices cut from it.

Meatloaf with Spinach

Not your everyday meatloaf for sure. Filled with spinach and glazed with a sweet-spicy, finger-licking glaze, this homemade meatloaf is anything but ho-hum.

Two halves of a leftover meatloaf sandwich stacked on top of each other and held together with a wooden skewer.

Leftover Meatloaf Sandwich

Leftover meatloaf like you’ve never imagined. Toasty, sweet, spicy, and satisfying. Sam the Cooking Guy takes those inevitable leftovers to another level.