10 Meals to Make from Leftovers


Leftover Steak

Leftover steak makes for tasty stir-fry.
Leftover steak makes for tasty stir-fry.
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Were your eyes bigger than your stomach when you grilled all that steak last night? Never fear. We have some ideas for you.

Steak is excellent for a stir-fry. Just sauté your steak with your favorite veggies, soy sauce, ginger and sesame oil. Eat as is or serve over rice. Or, try a steak salad with baby spinach.

Beef stew is a comforting winter dish. Cube your leftover steak and dip it in flour. Slightly brown the beef with oil in a large pot. Add broth, chopped onions and veggies, some cubed potatoes, a can of diced tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil and then simmer for about two hours or until the potatoes are soft.

You can also use leftover steak for a hearty beef stroganoff. Sauté your steak with some onion and garlic. In another pot, whisk together some milk and flour to make a thick sauce. Add the steak and then some sour cream. Serve over cooked egg noodles.