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    The 20 BEST Leftover Pot Roast Recipes

    If you love pot roast as much as I do, you’re probably used to having some leftover in the fridge. And as great as it is just heated back up, it’s also fun to experiment with different ways to use it up.

    That’s why I’ve compiled this list of my twenty favorite ways to use leftover pot roast. From cozy casseroles to mouthwatering tacos, this list has it all.

    Cook your way through all of these leftover pot roast recipes, and let me know your favorite!

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    Leftover Pot Roast Ideas:

    1. Hot Beef Sandwiches with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

    Hot beef sandwiches with mashed potatoes and gravy are like the ultimate comfort food!

    Toast some white bread, pile on the mashed potatoes, plus shredded pot roast leftovers, and then top it all off with gravy. It’s a simple way to transform leftover pot roast into a hearty and tasty meal.

    It turns out so delicious, that we’re pretty sure you’ve never had pot roast this good!

    Get the Recipe @ spicysouthernkitchen

    2. Pot Roast Cheddar Grilled Cheese

    This recipe for Pot roast cheddar grilled cheese is so tasty and cozy at the same time!

    Picture this: tender shredded beef with sauce, sandwiched between two slices of white cheddar, topped with sautéed onions, all between sliced whole-grain bread, and grilled in butter until it’s crispy and perfectly golden brown.

    So if you’ve got leftover pot roast then you’re in for a delicious treat.

    Get the Recipe @ simplycratch

    3. Leftover Roast Beef Stew

    Leftover roast beef stew is perfect for the chilly season. This comforting dish will definitely warm you up from the inside out!

    You only need a few basic ingredients to create a scrumptious family meal in under 30 minutes. It’s simply delicious, enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ mygorgeousrecipes

    4. Leftover pot roast casserole

    This pot roast casserole is a tasty beef and potato bake that gives your leftovers a delicious makeover.

    This dish is super easy to put together and always turns out a winner. It’s a seriously classic pick for leftover roast, so make sure you give this recipe a try.

    Get the Recipe @ thequickerkitchen

    5. Pot Roast Nachos

    Whether you’re whipping up some pot roast for this recipe or using leftovers, this spicy nachos recipe makes for a deliciously cheesy and satisfying dish that is perfect as an appetizer or as a main course.

    With two types of cheese, sauce, pot roast, chips, and jalapenos you’ll want to make this again and again.

    Follow some simple tips to perfect this nacho delight!

    Get the Recipe @ boulderlocavore

    6. Leftover Beef Pot Roast Quesadillas

    Why not jazz up your leftover pot roast by turning it into these yummy quesadillas? Your whole family will enjoy this quick and tasty weeknight dinner.

    This one is super easy, quick and absolutely perfect for those hectic nights.

    Get the Recipe @ thedefaultcook

    7. Pot Roast Lasagna

    Turn that leftover pot roast into the most amazing lasagna you’ve ever had! Its thick, rich, and meaty. Pot roast lasagna is a guaranteed dinner winner!

    To amp up the meat’s flavor, cook it into some tasty Italian staples; tomatoes, basil, and oregano. Once that’s done, just layer, bake, and enjoy your lasagna.

    Get the Recipe @ allyskitchen

    8. Roast Beef and Cheese Sandwiches

    These roast beef and cheese sandwiches are super easy to whip up – juicy, cheesy, and bursting with flavors from leftover roast beef!

    Whether it’s a quick lunch, using up leftovers, or a bunch for game day, they’re sure to be a hit!

    Get the Recipe @ asouthernsoul

    9. Beef Pot Pie

    This beef pot pie is packed with tender beef, veggies, and a delicious gravy, Plus, the puff pastry gives that perfect, golden, flaky top which makes everything amazing!

    Just give this simple recipe a try, and we guarantee you’ll totally fall in love with this timeless comfort food.

    Get the Recipe @ ohsweetbasil

    10. Pot Roast Soup

    Get cozy on those chilly winter nights with this simple pot roast soup!

    Throw in some leftover beef and veggies, let it all simmer in broth, and in just 30 minutes, you’ll have yourself a go-to soup for the week. It’s hearty, tasty, and oh-so-nourishing.

    Enjoy it by itself, with some bread, or a side salad. Perfect for those hectic weeknights when you’re in the mood for some cozy comfort food without the hassle of a lengthy kitchen session.

    Get the Recipe @ aheadofthyme

    11. Pot Roast Pasta Casserole

    This pot roast pasta casserole combines leftover pot roast, pasta, and mushrooms in a tasty three-cheese sauce. It’s seriously yummy comfort food!

    This casserole is amazing – you might feel like whipping up a pot roast just so that you can have leftovers to make this recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ afamilyfeast

    12. Mexican Street Tacos with Leftover Roast Beef

    When it comes to leftover roast beef, this delicious Mexican street tacos recipe is pretty spot on!

    You’ve got tender, juicy, shredded beef with crunchy red onion, cilantro, queso fresco, and zesty lime juice all wrapped in charred corn tortillas.

    It’s like cooking once but enjoying multiple different meals! It saves time and money and will be a hit with all the family.

    Get the Recipe @ glendaembree

    13. Mississippi Pot Roast Sliders

    These Mississippi pot roast sliders are made using Hawaiian rolls, leftover shredded roast, provolone cheese, peppers, and a tasty sauce! They’re cheesy, savory, and great for serving a crowd!

    Whether you dish these out for the next big game or for a fun family dinner, we bet you’ll be hooked.

    Get the Recipe @ bunsinmyoven

    14. Cottage Pie with Leftover Pot Roast

    Got some pot roast leftovers and mashed potatoes? Try this ultimate comfort meal by making a super easy cottage pie.

    You’re going to adore this pie with its yummy layers of meat, veggies, and potatoes, all baked to golden perfection in the oven. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ familydinners

    15. Leftover Pot Roast Beef Stroganoff 

    This roast beef stroganoff recipe is a great way to use up your leftover roast beef and make a delicious meal that everyone will enjoy!

    With roast beef, sautéed mushrooms, and a creamy sauce, this beef stroganoff will surely win over your family. It’s a breeze to make and perfect for a chilled out weeknight dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ effortlessfoodie

    16. Beef Noodle Soup with Leftover Pot Roast

    This beef noodle soup recipe is like regular noodle soup but it is elevated by adding diced tomatoes to the broth along with the chopped onion, carrots, and celery.

    It is a must-try noodle soup recipe for cozying up together on these chilly nights without putting in too much effort.

    Get the Recipe @ foodtasticmom

    17. Irish Pasties

    No need to wait for St. Patrick’s Day to enjoy these Irish pasties as this recipe will help you make this delicacy any time you want!

    There are some really tasty ways to use up leftover roast beef year-round and this recipe is one of them, Serve this with green salad or some green peas, and watch everyone’s happy faces.

    Get the Recipe @ favfamilyrecipes

    18. Leftover Pot Roast Ragù

    This delicious leftover pot roast ragù recipe is great for whipping up during the week when you’re short on time for a tasty meal.

    This is a perfect example of a recipe being more than the sum of its parts as it tastes simply outstanding, despite the simple ingredients!

    Get the Recipe @ honestcooking

    19. Beef Taquitos

    When you’ve got a lot of leftover Sunday roast, then this beef taquitos recipe is perfect for a quick meal!

    It can make an extremely delicious lunch or snack. Perfectly crispy on the outside with succulent, tender beef inside making it super duper tasty. Enjoy.

    Get the Recipe @ favfamilyrecipes

    20. Leftover Pot Roast Beef Hash

    This pot roast beef hash will transform your leftover pot roast it into a new meal that your whole family will love.

    It’s full of flavor and when you serve it over warm, flaky biscuits it makes it super comforting and filling.

    Get the Recipe @ comfortfoodathome

    I hope you enjoy these delicious leftover pot roast recipes as much as I do. There’s such a big variety, it’s hard to pick a favorite!

    Save or pin this collection of great recipes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to GypsyPlate, we’re always cooking up new easy recipes for you!

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    20 BEST Leftover Pot Roast Recipes

    This collection of easy Leftover Pot Roast recipes includes twenty great ways to use up your leftovers.


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    • other ingredients vary by recipe


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