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Leftover Brisket Recipes

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Brisket is so good, but there are usually a lot of leftovers. Find out some great ways to use leftover brisket to make a quick dinner. Leftover meals are some of my favorites.

Brisket slices laid on a plate

You can save a ton of time and use up something that might have gone to waste for these easy dinner ideas.

Leftover brisket tacos

Tacos are the first thing that comes to my mind. Brisket tacos can be made in just a few minutes by dicing up the meat, shredding up some cheese, lettuce, whatever you want to top them with, dicing up tomatoes or avocados.

Use whatever you have around the house to top a taco. You can serve them on steamed corn tortillas or even flour or top some chips for nachos. Tacos are up to your interpretation, but any way you make them they are delish!

three crunchy tacos with brisket , lettuce, and sauces.

And these leftover meat quesadillas can be whipped up in minutes and everyone loves them. Crispy tortilla on the outside, tender and flavorful meat on the inside. Super easy too.

Speaking of spicy flavors with leftover brisket, this Mexican leftover smoked brisket soup is sure to be your new favorite soup and it comes together in just a few minutes. So good!

Leftover brisket

If you have a ton of leftover brisket and you don’t want to use it right away, dice it up and freeze it. You can store it in baggies in 1 cup servings and it’s ready to use in no time.

There are so many fun ways to use this diced up meat. You can top baked potatoes, baked sweet potatoes, scramble it in eggs.

You can use it in casseroles and soups as well. It would be great to use in rice or noodle bowls. It makes a great topping for salads too.

Bowl of brisket chili topped with cheese and scallions on a napkin

Leftover brisket chili

A leftover brisket chili would be a snap to make. Chop up an onion, put a little fat in a large pot and cook the onion in it until it’s tender. Next, drop in the brisket, some diced tomatoes and some chili seasoning.

You can add a can or two of beans if you like beans in your chili. I personally think it’s not chili without them. Then cook and stir until everything is combined and mixture is at a simmer.

Add a cup or two of beef stock and cook it low and slow until the flavors meld together.

Leftover brisket casserole recipe

Monday Pie is a great dish for using up your leftover beef! So quick, easy and delicious, you’ll be making this again and again!

This easy breakfast brisket hash is so good any time of the day.

Leftover smoked brisket recipes

There’s no better way to use leftover smoked brisket than to make french dip sandwiches, so good!

Leftover brisket is the star of this refreshing chilled beef salad made with tomatoes, radishes, onion and mint. It’s also delicious as a topping on tostados or tucked inside a tortilla.

There are so many yummy ways to make leftover brisket and enjoy a completely different flavor profile. Find out more about using leftover pulled pork, leftover chicken, and more on the blog.

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