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    The 30 BEST Leftover Brisket Recipes

    Are you looking for something new to do with that delicious leftover brisket from the weekend barbeque? You don’t have to just settle for sandwiches, here’s 30 great Leftover Brisket Recipes to cook!

    With a little creativity and some of your favorite ingredients, you can turn your leftovers into amazing meals that will make everyone at home excited about dinner.

    From enchiladas and sliders to BBQ pizza and hearty stews, there are plenty of delicious recipes featuring leftover brisket, just waiting for you to give them a try!

    Get ready to transform those leftovers into delicious dinners with these innovative and tasty leftover brisket recipes.

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    Leftover Brisket Recipes:

    1. Brunswick Stew

    We are starting our list of the Best Leftover Brisket Recipes with a classic Southern dish, Brunswick Stew. This fantastic barbeque-flavored recipe is super easy to make using leftover smoked meat.

    Try this yummy stew with some corn bread for an authentic Low Country meal!

    Get the Recipe

    2. Leftover Brisket Grilled Cheese

    A grilled cheese sandwich is the ultimate comfort food! And leftover brisket will take your normal grilled cheese to the next level. It goes without saying, Leftover Brisket Grilled Cheese is as good as it gets.

    This super yummy sandwich would be great with creamy tomato soup.

    Get the Recipe @ spicysouthernkitchen

    3. Brisket Cowboy Beans

    Looking for a delicious side dish for a cookout or potluck? Brisket Cowboy Beans is easy to make using canned beans and leftover brisket. Add brown sugar, bacon, beer, and barbeque sauce for a crowd pleasing dish.

    These leftovers will go fast! Try them with your favorite grilled meats and veggies.

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert

    4. Leftover Brisket Pizza

    This Leftover Brisket Pizza is a New York style pizza along with classic toppings. Adding leftover brisket will put this delicious pizza over the top.

    Make this for your next pizza party and wait for the compliments!

    Get the Recipe @ nospoonnecessary

    5. BBQ Beef Brisket Tacos

    If you think tacos can’t get any better, wait till you try these incredible BBQ Beef Brisket Tacos. You can use corn or flour tortillas and your favorite toppings for a super taco .

    Try these for a tailgating party or Taco Tuesday.

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    6. Brisket Nachos

    These Brisket Nachos have it all! Your favorite tortilla chips, brisket, pinto beans and favorite fixings makes it a perfect appetizer for any event.

    Leftovers? I don’t think so!

    Get the Recipe @ runningtothekitchen

    7. Leftover Brisket Loaded Fries

    Brisket Loaded Fries is an amazing dish; using very few ingredients you can whip this up in no time. It turns basic fries into something incredibly yummy!

    Your hungry crowd will love these fries.

    Get the Recipe @ cowboyslifeblog

    8. Leftover Brisket Hash

    Make breakfast super delicious with this Leftover Brisket Hash recipe.

    This one-skillet meal is effortless to make and needs only potatoes, peppers, beans, leftover brisket, and your favorite toppings.

    It’s one of our favorite leftover brisket recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ runningtothekitchen

    9. BBQ Leftover Brisket Sandwiches

    Are you a fan of sandwiches? Then these BBQ Leftover Brisket Sandwiches are for you. Using an incredibly delicious BBQ brisket made in a crockpot, you can whip these up for lunch or dinner.

    Your hungry mob will love these sandwiches!

    Get the Recipe @ howtofeedaloon

    10. Leftover Brisket Beef Bowl

    Yet another amazing brisket recipe is this comforting Leftover Brisket Beef Bowl. You’ll love this easy bowl meal that’s loaded with sautéed veggies, rice, and brisket.

    There’s nothing better than a one bowl meal. Enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ ourlifetastesgood

    11. Leftover Brisket Quesadillas

    Another Mexican favorite, quesadillas, gets a fantastic make-over as Leftover Brisket Quesadillas. This irresistible dish is delicious and will have your family asking for it again and again!

    Dream of a Mexican beach, and enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ saladinajar

    12. Leftover Brisket Chili 

    Leftover Brisket Chili is perfect for all chili lovers. This hearty chili is packed with leftover brisket, beans, peppers, and corn in a thick and flavorful tomato base. Best of all, it’s quick and easy!

    Corn bread makes a perfect side.

    Get the Recipe @ runningtothekitchen

    13. Barbecue Brisket Stuffed Baked Potatoes

    Barbecue Brisket Stuffed Baked Potatoes are going to be your new go-to recipe. It’s quick, easy to make and is incredibly delicious!

    A perfect family weeknight meal loved by everyone!

    Get the Recipe @ scatteredthoughtsofacraftymom

    14. Texas Leftover Brisket Queso

    Texas Leftover Brisket Queso is a real crowd pleaser!

    This outstanding and authentic Tex-Mex-flavored dip is made with minimal ingredients using your leftover brisket to make it ultra-delicious.

    Grab some tortilla chips and enjoy this amazing Queso…

    Get the Recipe @ urbancowgirllife

    15. Christmas Brisket Fried Rice

    If you have leftover brisket from a cookout or holiday, give this Christmas Brisket Fried Rice a try. It’s simple to make and tastes absolutely delicious!

    A fantastic combo of brisket, rice and veggies makes a perfect one bowl meal.

    Everyone will want seconds!

    Get the Recipe @ missinthekitchen

    16. Brisket Bruschetta

    An exceptional appetizer to wow your guests is Brisket Bruschetta. It’s super easy to make and tastes yummy served on your favorite toasted baguette.

    Your delicious party appetizer is ready to devour!

    Get the Recipe @ indulge

    17. Beef Brisket Sliders

    Sliders are loved by all ages and these Beef Brisket Sliders are simply mind-blowingly delicious. Add lots of caramelized onions and serve on your favorited buns.

    These sliders will be one of your go0to leftover brisket recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ spicedblog

    18. Beef Brisket Cobbler

    Want to try something new with your leftover brisket? Beef Brisket Cobbler is a main dish pie full of veggies and leftover brisket in a beer barbeque sauce.

    This will be your new deliciously yummy comfort food!

    Get the Recipe @ 4sonrus

    19. Brisket Ragu

    This Brisket Ragu is bursting with delicious flavors using leftover smoky shredded brisket. Serve with your favorite pasta, gnocchi and side salad.

    Add a loaf of rustic bread and enjoy a hearty Italian styled meal.

    Get the Recipe @ saltpepperskillet

    20. Smothered Smoked Brisket Burritos

    Another favorite Mexican meal is burritos, and these Smothered Smoked Brisket Burritos will top your list!

    Filled with smoky brisket smothered in enchilada sauce and shredded cheese, these burritos will be an instant favorite!

    A great dish to bring to pot lucks.

    Get the Recipe @ derrickriches

    21. Rigatoni Bolognese

    Rigatoni Bolognese is another easy recipe using veggies and leftover brisket to make an unbelievable sauce. Served with rigatoni pasta, this delicious dish will be an instant hit!

    This Italian comfort food will have you dreaming of Italy!

    Get the Recipe @ homeand

    22. Jalapeño Poppers with Brisket and Bacon

    Classic jalapeño poppers get an amazing makeover with this recipe. Jalapeño Poppers with Brisket and Bacon is made extra special with smoky brisket, crispy bacon, and barbeque sauce.

    This amazing appetizer should spice up your next party!

    Get the Recipe @ missinthekitchen

    23. Brisket Stroganoff

    Brisket Stroganoff is comfort food elevated to supreme with leftover brisket. Just four steps and 30 minutes will create this masterpiece, and your amazing meal is ready for your hungry crowd.

    This will be a family favorite. Enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ apleasantlittlekitchen

    24. Brisket Empanadas

    This quick-fried Tex-Mex dish, Brisket Empanadas, is super easy to make and ready in less than 30 minutes. They are a favorite with all ages and a great one hand meal!

    Serve as a snack, lunch or appetizer.

    Get the Recipe @ girlcarnivore

    25. Leftover Brisket Soup

    It’s time for soup and Leftover Brisket Soup is perfect for a cold winter’s night. Made with hearty ingredients, put everything in an instant pot and wait for the magic to happen!

    This soup is freezer friendly, so make a huge batch and relish a cozy soup anytime.

    Get the Recipe @ mealplanaddict

    26. Leftover Brisket Cottage Pie 

    Leftover Brisket Cottage Pie is a super easy and delicious British inspired dish. Using leftover shredded brisket, creamy mashed potatoes and your favorite veggies this meal is ready in a mere 30 minutes!

    Everyone will love this ultimate comfort food and it’s perfect for a week night when you have no time to cook.

    Get the Recipe @ homeandplate

    27. Leftover Brisket Mac & Cheese

    Okay, do you know anybody who doesn’t love Mac & Cheese? This amazing version has leftover brisket, two kinds of cheeses and is topped with crispy panko crumbs.

    Serve this rich and creamy dish with your favorite veggie or salad.

    It’s bound to be a new family favorite!

    Get the Recipe @ burrataandbubbles

    28. Leftover Brisket Spaghetti 

    Brisket Spaghetti is a quick and easy dish made with smoky brisket mixed with peppers and onions.

    Sautéed with olive oil and Italian spices, it makes a delicious meal served over your favorite pasta.

    Serve with a sprinkle of shaved Parmesan cheese and rustic Italian bread!

    Get the Recipe @ missinthekitchen

    29. Jalapeño Poppers with Brisket and Bacon

    Experience the sheer delight of tater tot nachos taken to whole new level of deliciousness, as they unite with mouthwatering smoked Texas brisket.

    It’s an amazing flavor combo your taste buds won’t forget!

    Get the Recipe @ jesspryles

    30. Leftover Brisket Bites

    We are ending our list of amazing Leftover Brisket Recipes with a super appetizer, Leftover Brisket Bites.

    Made with only 3 ingredients, puff pastry, brisket and cheese, these will be an instant hit!

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings

    We hope you enjoyed this list of leftover brisket recipes. There’s so many yummy recipes to choose from!

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    30 BEST Leftover Brisket Recipes

    This collection of easy Leftover Brisket Recipes are all so delicious that you'll wish you cooked a bigger brisket! This hearty stew is out-of-this-world good.


    • 4 Tbsp butter
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 2 cups frozen corn
    • 2 cups frozen lima beans
    • 1.5 cups frozen okra
    • 1 14oz can diced tomatoes
    • 4 cups chicken broth
    • 1 cup barbecue sauce
    • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
    • 1-2 tsp hot sauce
    • 1 tsp ground black pepper
    • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
    • 2 cups cooked pulled chicken
    • 2 cups cooked pulled pork
    • 2 cups cooked beef brisket


    1. Heat butter in a large soup pot over medium high heat. Add chopped onion and sauté until it starts to brown up.
    2. Add in garlic, stir and cook 1-2 minutes.
    3. Add remaining ingredients: tomatoes, chicken stock, worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, barbecue sauce, pepper, cayenne and meats. Mix well.
    4. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 30-40 minutes.

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