These leftover taco meat recipes will turn your leftovers into flavorful new meals the whole family will love.
If you have ever had leftover taco meat from Taco Tuesday, you know how frustrating it can be. You don’t want to throw it out because meat is getting more and more expensive these days and it’s too wasteful to do so. It is already flavored, though, so you may just end up making leftover tacos for days. These easy leftover taco meat recipes will make delicious new meals out of your leftovers. You may even start making extra taco meat on purpose!
Leftover Taco Meat Recipes
Make Corn Tortilla Taco Casserole for a nice way to enjoy that leftover taco meat and some of the other toppings you might have left.
Use leftover taco meat to make these easy Enchiladas with just a couple more ingredients. This recipe is also a great way to use leftover tortillas.
Mother Thyme has a great recipe for One-Pot Taco Pasta that is easy to make and sure to please.
I try to avoid fast food but I love a certain well-known taco joint. This recipe for Homemade Crunchwrap Supremes from Cooking with Janica will give me a chance to make my favorite dish at home.
Next time you feel like a casserole make this Easy Baked Burrito Casserole from Written Reality.
If you are having a get-together, make this Creamy Taco Dip with Meat from The Wear Chef for something the crowd will love.
Living Well Mom has a tasty meal idea for kids and grown-ups that is perfect for leftover taco meat. Check out her recipe for Taco Pizza.
One of my favorite ways to use up taco meat that’s leftover is by making Taco Potatoes. Check out how to do it on Life in the Lofthouse.
Mexican Skillet Potatoes from Dinner, Dishes and Desserts are another potato filled dish that uses leftover taco meat brilliantly.
Cheesy Taco Sticks from I Wash, You Dry are a great way to create an easy lunch from leftover taco meat.
I love anything made in a cupcake pan so these Crunchy Taco Cups from Kevin and Amanda are something I will definitely take a shot at making.
These Taco Zucchini Boats from The Wholesome Dish are a low-carb meal idea that sounds absolutely delicious.
The Complete Savorist made Mexican Stuffed Peppers with taco meat and they look fabulous and fast to make.
I love all copycat recipes out there and this one for Mexican Taco Burrito Bowls (like Chipotle) from Melanie Cooks are a great way to make a fast lunch for your desk.
Everyone loves a handheld meal and these Taco Empanadas from Amanda’s Cookin’ are portable and delicious.
Combine pasta and taco night with this recipe from Dinner then Dessert for Cheesy Taco Stuffed Shells.
Use that leftover taco meat to make breakfast! Plain Chicken has a great recipe for Taco Breakfast Casserole that is very tempting to make.