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3 Delicious Recipes that Use Leftover Steak

You can never cook too much steak. Don't be afraid of having leftover steak from a big dinner the night before - there's a lot you can do with it and each dish promises a whole new flavorful steak experience!

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Leftover Steak Fried Rice

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This Leftover Steak Fried Rice recipe from Sweet & Savory is a healthy and filling dish that you can make with cuts of steak from the night before. Mixed with chunks of zucchini, mushrooms, peas and eggs, steak becomes the main flavor provider for this savory number.

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"This steak fried rice is a delicious way to use leftover steak and rice for a new and exciting meal. Leftovers never tasted this good!"

Ingredients:
  • 4oz white mushrooms
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 cups cooked jasmine rice
  • ½ lb leftover steak, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (4oz) frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2-3 teaspoons sesame oil

Chili Garlic Ramen Steak Bowl

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If you're in the mood for noodles, you will certainly enjoy this recipe called Chili Garlic Ramen Steak Bowl from Midnight Baker. Noodles is made lovely with slices of steak, bok choy, bell peppers and snow peas. The dressing made of rice vinegar, soy sauce, and sesame oil is just divine!

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"So this bowl is Asian style, but add what suits your fancy. For instance, you can do a fajita-style bowl. Just make sure your sauce flavor matches the flavor you’re going for."

Ingredients:
  • 3 pkgs ramen noodles (save the flavor pack for something else)
  • 2 ribs bok choy sliced thinly-include some leaves too
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup thinly sliced leftover steak or london broil
  • 10 snow peas
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 3 tbs oil
Dressing:
  • ½ cup unseasoned rice vinegar
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • a few drops (about 1 tsp) dark sesame oil
  • Fresh berries or other fruits
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 1 tbs chili garlic sauce

Beef Stroganoff

beef stroganoff

Think you can't pull off a bowl of Beef Stroganoff right in your own kitchen? Think again! This lovely recipe from Gimme Some Oven features a heavenly pasta recipe that uses leftover steak to come up with a tasty, meaty, and creamy dish. You can also make other versions of this by substituting other starches for pasta.

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"This easy Beef Stroganoff recipe can be made in about 30 minutes, it’s full of savory steak and mushrooms, and it’s absolutely delicious.  Feel free to serve over noodles, rice, polenta…you name it."

Ingredients:
  • 1 pound wide egg noodles
  • 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) butter, divided
  • 1.5 pounds thinly-sliced steak (I used flank steak)
  • Kosher salt and freshly-cracked black pepper
  • 1 small white onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound sliced mushrooms (I used a mix of button and baby bella mushrooms)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine (or you can substitute in more beef broth)
  • 1.5 cups beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yoghurt or light sour cream
  • optional garnishes: chopped fresh parsley, extra black pepper

Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip:

Got too much leftover steak? Wrap cooked steak tightly in foil or plastic wrap, or place it inside an air tight container. It will hold up in the ref for 3-4 days. You can also freeze cooked steak - it will last for 2 to 3 months.

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