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19 Taco Meat Recipes That Prove Leftovers Are Better Than the Original

Irina Gonzalez

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Irina Gonzalez is an NYC-based freelance writer and the recipe developer behind Healthy Latin Food, where she shares her favorite recipes, healthy eating tips and how she's maintaining a 100 pound weight loss. Her work has appeared on La...

Even if you aren't into leftovers, you're going to love all of these day-after taco meat recipes

Taco Tuesday comes but once a week — but when you have some super-spicy and delicious taco meat left over, the day is truly a gift that keeps on giving. Let's be real; we could eat tacos every night of the week, so it seems silly to limit it to one measly meal.

And if you have something against leftovers, we swear you're still going to devour these recipes. They aren't just a copy of what you had on Night 1, but instead turn that taco meat into something totally new. You will not be feeling sick of tacos (as if that could ever happen).

1. Soft tacos with ground beef

Even if you aren't into leftovers, you're going to love all of these day-after taco meat recipes
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More: Slow Cooker Carne Asada Will Take Taco Tuesdays to a New Level

I started with this delicious recipe for soft tacos with ground beef, but you can re-create your taco night leftovers by adding different spices and toppings.

Next up: Taco lettuce wraps

Originally published April 2015. Updated July 2017.

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