Pamela Shank's family loves beef stroganoff, and the Parkersburg, West Virginia cook is sharing their lightened version. “Using the roast beef from the deli saves the hours spent cooking a beef roast. I serve this with a salad for a great, home-style meal.”
In Wills Point, Texas, Dorothy Pritchett simmers mushrooms, onions and hearty chunks of leftover beef in a seasoned tomato sauce. "This is a tasty and satisfying main dish when served over rice," she assures.
Your sweetheart will swoon when you bring out this bubbly golden-topped potpie, a tried-and-true meal pleaser from Marian Clifton of Selma, California. "It makes a hearty homey meal with plenty of comforting country flavor," she promises.
Ann Nolte of Hampton, Virginia relies on cumin, taco sauce and red pepper flakes to season these savory south-of-the-border sensations. "The recipe is a great way to spice up leftover roast," she says.
As appetizing to the eye as it is to the palate, this stovetop specialty features lots of vegetables, beef and crunchy cashews. "A local restaurant once handed out asparagus recipes, including this one," Joyce Huebner writes from Marinette, Wisconsin.
Your family is sure to enjoy this fabulous homemade version of a restaurant favorite—and it’s a terrific way to use up leftover roast beef. Writes Delia Kennedy from Deer Park, Washington, “These chimichangas are so good! They make a meal all by themselves.”
I came up with this recipe using what I had on hand one day, and it remains a family favorite on these colder New England days. It's a fabulous was to use up leftover roast. In fact, it's so good you might want to plan to have leftovers the next time you make a roast. —