15 Ways to Use Leftover Roast Beef
Wondering what to do with leftover roast beef? Your leftovers get a makeover in these 15 easy recipes. Transform your deli meat into crowdpleasing sandwiches (a Philly cheesesteak is always a good idea, and these Roast Beef Horseradish Roll-Ups make meal prep so much easier), appetizers (these Asparagus Beef Bundles are easy-yet-elegant), or unexpected entrees (this top-rated Asian Pasta Salad with Beef, Broccoli, and Bean Sprouts is sure to be a hit, and this Hot Beef Sundae is comfort food incarnate). Whatever you're looking for, you'll find a new favorite in this collection of leftover roast beef recipes.
Asian Pasta Salad with Beef, Broccoli and Bean Sprouts
Leftover deli meat gets a major upgrade with this beefy pasta salad. This creamy soy-ginger dressing lends itself to customization, so you can make it as spicy or as mild as you want.
Griddle Style Philly Steak Sandwiches
Make these quick and easy sandwiches next time you're craving warm, cheesy comfort food that everyone's sure to love.
Roast Beef Burritos
The Munroe Melt
"I created this sandwich one weekend when I couldn't decide whether to have turkey, roast beef, or ham," says recipe creator LAURIE ABKEMEIER. "This sandwich has all three! You can substitute Italian roast beef for the regular roast beef to take this sandwich to another level."
Hawaiian Roll Roast Beef and Cheese Sandwiches
These easy sliders are perfect make-ahead appetizers. Just assemble the sandwiches and store them (covered) in the fridge until you're ready to bake them.
Horsey Beef Pretzel Bites
Seasoned roast beef, smoky mozzarella, red onion, and creamy horseradish sauce make these bite-sized appetizers absolutely irresistible.
Street-Market Fried Quesadillas
"A delightful combination of flavors like red pepper, corn, and chipotle mixed with roast beef hash make a perfect filling for these street-market style quesadillas, bringing our palates to the traditional food from the streets of Mexico," says recipe creator Jennifer Aleman.
Roast Beef and Cheddar Frittata
Eat the rest of last night's roast beef for breakfast with this deliciously simple, six-ingredient frittata recipe.
Hot Beef Sundae
Sure, these gravy-drenched mashed potato sundaes are a bit unorthodox — but you'll have a lot of fun eating them.
Beef and Roasted Red Pepper Sandwiches
If you don't have roast beef, any leftover beef will do. "Really good," raves reviewer booghierbaby. "Used leftover prime rib and husband thought I was a chef! Thanks for an easy and tasty recipe!"
Roast Beef Horseradish Roll-Ups
These pinwheel sandwiches are ideal for meal prep: Make a big batch on Sunday, then portion them out for lunches throughout the week.
Beef and Caramelized Onion Canapes
These quick canapes are simple enough to make for a light weekday meal, but elegant-looking enough to serve at a fancy dinner party.
Asparagus Beef Bundles
"I made this for my sister's wedding shower. The group loved it and it was so simple to make," according to reviewer Mairi. "The best part about it is the recipe isn't heavy feeling."
Beef-Wrapped Enoki Mushroom
Fact: Everything's better when it's wrapped in deli meat. Need proof? Just try this quick, easy, and absolutely delicious recipe.