25 leftover steak recipes to help tenderize tough steak and make it taste like new again!
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You may be wondering what to do with leftover steak when you’ve just cooked way too much. Well here are 25 recipes using leftover steak so you never have to throw those precious (and expensive!) cuts of meat away.
This list has everything from leftover steak fajitas to salads to pasta to soup and even a delicious recipe so you can freeze your leftover steak and eat it later.
These ideas of how to use leftover steak incorporate leftover pieces so there is no confusion on how to use them in the dinner. They’re simple and super flavorful.
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How Many Days is Leftover Steak Good For?
You can store leftover steak in the fridge is an airtight container for 3 to 5 days.
How to Reheat Leftover Steak
There are several ways to reheat steak, but in the oven and air fryer are my favorite two methods.
How to Reheat Steak in the Oven
Preheat your oven to 250 degrees F. Place the leftover steak on the rack and cook for 20-30 minutes until thoroughly warmed. Remove the steaks from the oven and enjoy (or add to a favorite recipe!)
How to Reheat Steak in the Air Fryer
This method is much faster than the oven as I’ve tested reheating them slower and also faster and the faster cooking method worked best!
I reheat my steak in the
. 6.8QT Cosori Dual Blaze Air Fryer
Preheat your air fryer to 350 degrees. Cook the steak for 3 to 5 minutes until heated thoroughly, then enjoy with your favorite recipe or on its own.
Learn more about
. reheating steak in your air fryer here
Want to know how to cook steak in an air fryer? Check out this
! You can even cook frozen steak in there too. Air Fryer Ribeye Steak recipe
Looking for a fun way to use up extra steak? These leftover steak
fajitas are bursting with flavor for an easy weeknight dinner the whole family will love!
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This carne asada quesadilla recipe is a spicy, cheesy Mexican masterpiece made with leftover carne asada. It’s super easy to make and will have everyone smiling.
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Leftover Steak Hash is a delicious solution to the problem of what to do with leftover cooked beef, whether that’s some leftover prime rib from
Christmas dinner, leftover corned beef from St. Patrick’s Day, or some leftover steak, from date night.
Take your leftover steak and turn it into this leftover roast beef pasta.
It is an easy weeknight dinner that makes good use of your extra steak, roast beef, or tri tip roast.
Transform leftover steak into this tasty steak and quinoa bowl with sautéed chard and lemon-tahini dressing.
A quick, easy, healthy lunch or light meal.
Nothing makes a leftover steak tender again like cooking it into some soup.
This steak soup is packed with flavor and comes together in just 40 minutes.
Making your very own restaurant-style Steak Quesadilla at home may be easier than you think.
This Easy Steak Quesadilla Recipe is made with gooey melted cheese, tender pieces of leftover steak and is served with a sweet and refreshing Watermelon Pineapple Salsa.
Savor a satisfyingly delicious salad with tender and juicy leftover steak. It’s easy to make and will keep you full for hours.
This Steak and Provolone Crescent Braid is made with crescent roll dough and filled with leftover steak, caramelized onions, and melted Provolone cheese!
Leftover Flat Iron Steak is sliced thin and used to make these crazy good sliders!
It will up your game with steak and something tells me you might be making more steak just to make this recipe again in the future.
It’s so easy to turn last night’s dinner into leftover steak tacos with the help of your favorite taco toppings.
This leftover steak idea can be whipped up in just minutes with the help of last night's steak!
Reheat your leftover steak using one of the two methods above and create this magnificent Philly Cheesesteak pizza!
It'll make you cook extra steaks just to make this recipe!
Don't want to eat steak two nights in a row or even in the same week? Use your leftover steak is to turn it into an easy marinara sauce and freeze it to use later!
Add to your favorite noodles or keep it low carb and pour it over zoodles!
Burritos are an amazing way to use up all your leftover steak! You can make as many burritos as extra steak you have.
Plus, this recipe is freezer-friendly, so you can make it now and eat it when you want later!
This hearty salad uses already cooked steak along with a delicious avocado buttermilk ranch dressing. It's easy to make and provides a great way to spice up leftover steak!
Enchiladas are such a fun way to reuse steak leftovers. They are filled with filled flavor and help make even tough steak taste new again!
Smoked nachos might turn leftover steak into your favorite kind of steak! Smokey, melted, meaty, and crispy!
Leftover steak is made new again with this fresh and healthy Steak and Potato Chimichurri recipe.
Trust me, you're going to love this one!
This Leftover Steak Pasta recipe is a delicious way to use the leftovers
from your steak dinner.
It's especially good for leftovers from a bone-in steak meal using porterhouse or ribeye steak.
This stir fry for steak and broccoli is perfect for leftover steak. Plus it’s
super delicious and high in protein and low in carbs!
Works the best with flank steak, but you can use any kind of steak you have on hand as well!
Sandwiches are a great way to use up steak in the fridge and this steak and arugula sandwich is no different.
It works as a great high protein sandwich for lunch or dinner.
Super crunchy egg rolls filled with tender steak and melty cheese. Your favorite sandwich in appetizer form!
Top your leftover filet mignon with this flavorful marsala sauce with savory mushrooms to create a decadent leftover steak dinner.
Easily make this steak bites dinner idea with leftover steak using one of the reheating methods above.
The steak fits right into the recipe and will taste just like it did on day one, but with more flavor!
This soup is one of those magical ways to transform leftover steak into a
whole new, equally delicious, quick meal. The soup is rich and meaty enough to be called a stew, but ready to eat in under an hour.
Juicy steak strips, green pepper and onions are piled high on top of golden fries, then smothered with melty cheese. Reheat your leftover steak using one of the air fryer or oven methods above!
1. Preheat your air fryer to 350 degrees or oven to 250 degrees.
2. Place leftover steaks in the basket or on the wired rack. Reheat steaks by cooking for 3 to 5 minutes in the air fryer or 20-30 minutes in the oven until warmed thoroughly.
3. Enjoy steak with the leftover steak recipes above or on their own!
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 822 Total Fat: 47g Saturated Fat: 18g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 23g Cholesterol: 177mg Sodium: 889mg Carbohydrates: 44g Fiber: 5g Sugar: 6g
This nutrition information is based on the exact products I used in this recipe. Brands and sizes of products could alter exact nutrition and should always be calculated independently.