12 Delicious Ways to Use up Leftover Steak
If you have leftover steak from last night's barbecue, you don't have to bid it adieu. You can resurrect the flavor and texture in these great dishes.
Not familiar with the concept of leftover steak? Maybe you should be. Go ahead, toss a couple extra steaks on the grill or under the broiler. We've got a dozen delicious ways to use 'em up during the busy weekdays. These recipes will also work great with leftover prime rib.
1. Make Soup
"This is an extremely hearty soup that only gets better in the fridge," says FoodieFamily4. "A great cold-weather soup, but my family requests it all year long."
2. Break Out the Tortillas
"These tasty beef and bean treats are baked instead of fried," says Nicole.
Like that? Try this: Cheesesteak Chimichanga
"I had leftover steak in the fridge, so I decided to get creative," sys DHANO923. "These came out wonderful! The measurements are approximations, so feel free to change them according to your tastes. Serve with salsa, guacamole, and sour cream."
3. Add It To A Salad
This simple steak salad is bursting with fresh Thai flavors. It's topped with a quick sweet chili sauce and lime juice dressing.
Top a simple Caprese salad with leftover grilled steak. "This is a fresh, healthy, easy-to-make salad with a twist," says cookinmama.
Like that? Try this: Steak Salad
4. Make the Best Omelet of Your Life
Slice up leftover steak and add it to sauteeing onions, bell peppers, and mushrooms. Then fold it into an omelet -- perfect for breakfast or a quick breakfast-for-dinner.
5. One Word: Pie
This savory pie is filled with leftover steak, bacon, mushrooms, and Irish stout.
6. Make A Quick Asian Noodle Dish
Combine leftover steak with mixed vegetables, seasonings, and spaghetti to create a quick-and-easy Asian-inspired dinner.
7. Make an Amazing Stew
The recipe calls for leftover roast beef, but steak would be delicious, too. Cut the steak into cubes and combine with sweet red peppers, garlic, and potatoes, simmering in a seasoned broth.
8. Put It in Pasta
Toss strips of steak with sun-dried tomato pesto, black olives, fresh spinach, and crumbled feta -- and serve over penne.
9. Make Steak Sandwiches
These steak sandwiches are as close as it geets to the sub shops of Southeastern Massachusetts. "I think these are about as close as you can come at home," says zigmondo. "Freezing the steak the day before makes it easy to cut into very thin slices."
Like that? Try this: Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich with Garlic Mayo
10. Make a Hash of Things
Substitute leftover steak for the corned beef here. Add the cubed steak to the skillet once the potatoes are nice and browned.
11. Make a Quick Stir-Fry Even Quicker
Using leftover steak makes a quick-and-easy stir-fry that much quicker and easier.
12. Go Stroganoff
Add leftover steak to elevate beef stroganoff to the next level.
Like that? Here's a quicker version: Easy Beef Stroganoff
Check out our collection of Beef Leftovers Recipes.