16 Easy Leftover Taco Meat Recipes

16 Easy Leftover Taco Meat Recipes

Can we be honest for a second? Sometimes leftovers So much better than the night before. And nothing tastes better than when we have leftovers from Taco Tuesday. They really are the gift that keeps on giving. Whatever leftover meats you have, they can (and should!) be transformed into a fresh new dish that’s even more amazing than the sum of its parts.

If you don’t have leftover taco meat on hand, don’t sweat it. We’ve got plenty of tips for mixing up a homemade taco seasoning that goes great with roast chicken, grilled shrimp, ground beef, and even lentils.

Adding taco meat to breakfast tacos is an ideal way to start the day, and “laying an egg on it” is also an important pillar of our lifestyle. But if you’re looking for more lunch or dinner ideas, we’ve rounded up plenty of taco-inspired pastas, stews, and even lighter keto options. you can also never going wrong with adding leftover taco meat to other Mexican classics, such as nachos, Burritosor our favorite beef enchiladas.

Want even more easy taco recipes? Take a quick look at our fish tacos, cilantro-lime shrimp tacos and easy chicken tacos. Whichever way you go with your leftovers, you can never go wrong by serving them with some homemade tortilla chips and guacamole, salsa verde, or Mexican rice and beans.

And if Taco Tuesday has really turned into Taco Wednesday, we’ve got plenty of tequila-based drinks to make your meal even more festive.