Corned beef doesn't have to be just for St. Patrick's Day! Here are 15 amazing leftover corned beef recipes to make with corned beef brisket. Don't let that leftover corned beef go to waste, transform it into awesome new meals!
Leftover corned beef
Corned beef is amazing when it's prepared right—it's tender, delicious, not overly salty, and absolutely perfect for a dinner with potatoes and cabbage.... like my sous vide corned beef recipe. But we all get tired of eating the same thing 3 nights in a row, right?
So use that leftover corned beef to make new delicious dinners! Here are some of my favorite leftover corned beef recipes.
15 Leftover Corned Beef Ideas
Corned Beef Egg Rolls
These crispy crunchy corned beef egg rolls are so good! Do NOT skip out on the creamy mustard dipping sauce.
Corned Beef Pizza
I don't think anyone can resist this cheesy corned beef pizza! You'll need about 1 lb of leftover corned beef for this recipe.
Leftover Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup
This corned beef soup is so hearty and delicious. It's a great lighter way to use up corned beef!
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Hot Corned Beef Dip
This cheesy, super delicious dip uses just a cup of corned beef, so you can make it even if you only have a tiny bit left! Serve with rye bread for dipping.
Loaded Irish Nachos
These potato "nachos" are loaded with leftover corned beef, bacon, and a mouthwatering beer cheese sauce. They're so snackable and delicious!
Leftover Corned Beef Mac and Cheese
Add some protein and flavor to your mac and cheese! You'll need about 2 cups of chopped corned beef to make this.
Corned Beef Sliders
Corned beef sliders have the perfect combination of salty flavor from the corned beef, tartness and zing from sauerkraut, and creaminess from Russian dressing. You can stretch ½ lb of corned beef into 6 delicious sliders!
Corned Beef Breakfast Sandwiches
Corned beef is amazing in breakfast sandwiches because the saltiness of the corned beef goes so well with eggs.
Corned Beef Hash
This corned beef hash makes a great breakfast, lunch, or dinner recipe. You can also throw in veggies that you have in the fridge that need to be used up.
Classic Reuben Sandwich
You can't go wrong with a classic Rueben sandwich! Leftover corned beef gets an upgrade with the easy homemade Russian dressing.
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Reuben tacos are such a creative way to use up leftover corned beef! This recipe will use about 2 cups of diced corned beef. Choose your favorite toppings and enjoy!
Corned Beef Potato Pancakes
What could be more Irish than corned beef and potatoes combined into tasty little savory pancakes? This recipe uses corned beef that has been shredded or chopped very finely to mix well with the potatoes. Delish with a dollop of sour cream on top!
Crispy Corned Beef Fritters
This version of corned beef + potato fritters has a different texture thanks to using shredded potatoes. Which one would you prefer, this one or the one above??
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Air Fryer Corned Beef Pasty
Use leftover corned beef for this pasty recipe. You can use pre-made pie crust or empanada wrappers (buy them frozen) for a shortcut.
Corned Beef and Cabbage Casserole
Turn corned beef into ultimate comfort food... with a bit of healthy veggies! You'll need just ½ lb of thin-sliced corned beef to make this, so a little goes a long way! Turn those leftovers into a full meal that's budget-friendly!
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Mexican Corned Beef Burritos
Corned beef burritos?? OH HECK YEA!! This is a great recipe to use leftover corned beef along with almost anything else you have in the fridge.
Leftover Corned Beef Chowder
If a creamy soup is more your thing, this chowder uses corned beef. The salted corned beef is fabulous with the creamy broth!
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Try a corned beef quesadilla! Even though the recipe is not on the list above, all you need to do is add some shredded or cubed corned beef to a tortilla, add some shredded cheese, fold over and heat on a pan. You can add sauerkraut or a smear of spicy mustard, if you like.
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Monday 6th of March 2023
So many delicious recipes!! I need to make corned beef more than once a year just for the leftovers!!!
Tuesday 7th of March 2023
I was thinking the same thing!! And make 2 briskets next time!