21 Best Ideas for What to Make With Leftover Brisket: Recipes and Useful Storage Tips

Figure out what to make with leftover brisket with this collection of easy recipes. Use the ingredient count and notes to decide which recipe is right for you and your family. Don’t let those delicious leftovers go to waste!

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Leftover brisket recipes

You do all the work of making a delicious brisket. Now what?

Whether you’re using smoked brisket or you’ve roasted it in the oven, you can use one of these leftover recipes to create a delicious meal.

And just in case you are in Pinterest overload, we’ve gathered the most essential information so that you can decide what to make.

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Each recipe idea will tell you:

  • Type of recipe
  • Number of ingredients
  • How much leftover brisket meat you will need
  • The complexity of ingredients (aka, whether or not you might need to hit the grocery store first)
  • How long it takes to prepare (including cook time)
  • Special diet (Keto, Gluten-free, etc)

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Easy recipe ideas

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What can I make with leftover brisket?

These recipes will become your go-to leftover ideas!

Leftover brisket recipes

We want to provide you with a resource of delicious recipes.

You can figure out what to make with leftover brisket using this basic information.

We encourage you to visit the websites that created these delicious recipes and use their notes and recipes.

Note: pantry ingredients include basic pantry staples like flour, sugar, spices, etc. Please check the recipe to make sure that you have the ingredients needed to create the dish.

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Common questions

How to store brisket?

Wrap your smoked brisket tightly and then place it in an airtight container.

How long can you freeze beef brisket?

  • If you are storing the brisket with gravy, it will last for up to three months.
  • If you are not keeping the gravy, it will freeze for up to two months.

How long can you store cooked brisket in the fridge?

  • Store your brisket with the gravy and it will last up to four days in the refrigerator.
  • Brisket stored without the liquid or gravy will only last up to two days.

Should I slice brisket before refrigerating?

It isn’t necessary to slice your brisket before storing it.

In fact, it’s easier to slice slightly chilled brisket.

Ingredients that work well with leftover meat

These ingredients will pop up in a lot of the recipes above. So if you have them on hand, you will be able to find more ideas to make.

  • red onions
  • green onions
  • sweet bell peppers
  • mashed potatoes
  • black beans
  • baked beans
  • sour cream
  • cheddar cheese or monterey jack cheese
  • bbq sauce
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • chili powder
  • lime juice
  • tomato sauce
  • flour tortillas or corn tortillas
  • puff pastry
  • red wine

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