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How to make Leftover Tacos Recipe

Published October 16, 2017  Last modified October 24, 2019

 By Mely Martínez

DIRECTIONS:

Leftover tacos recipe
  • Heat oil in a skillet or griddle. Warm both sides of each tortilla on the skillet until they are warm and soft. Set aside on a plate. (Please check the ingredients list below)
  • Top each tortilla with about 1 tablespoon of rice, and 2 tablespoons of the filling of your choice.
  • Garnish with the shredded cabbage, onion, and tomatoes. Finally, add the queso fresco and drizzle with cream (if using any of these). Serve with a spicy salsa.
Leftover Tacos recipes
Leftovers Tacos Recipes

LEFTOVER TACOS RECIPE

This leftover tacos recipe is the perfect excuse for you to eat tacos and use those leftovers from yesterday and even the day before. You can get very creative with the toppings according to whatever you have in your fridge.5 from 2 votes Print Pin Rate Add to CollectionCourse: Main Course, TacosCuisine: MexicanPrep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 10 minutesTotal Time: 25 minutesServings: 4Calories: 517kcalAuthor: Mely Martínez – Mexico in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 8 Corn tortillas
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 Cup of leftover rice Mexican style rice
  • 1 Cup leftover Picadillo*
  • 1 Cup leftover salsa Verde pork stew
  • 1 Cup shredded cabbage
  • 1/3 Cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 Small tomato, diced
  • 1/3 Cup Mexican Queso fresco optional
  • ¼ Cup Mexican cream to drizzle the tacos also optional
  • Spicy salsa of your choice

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a skillet or griddle. Warm both sides of each tortilla on the skillet until they are warm and soft. Set aside on a plate.
  • Top each tortilla with about 1 tablespoon of rice, and 2 tablespoons of the filling of your choice. You’re going to have enough filling to add extras to your tacos.
  • Garnish with the shredded cabbage, onion and tomatoes. Finally, add the queso fresco and drizzle with cream (if using any of these). Serve with a spicy salsa.

Notes

* The fillings for these Leftover tacos can be any leftover dish you have in your fridge, as mentioned above

Nutrition

Serving: 2Tacos | Calories: 517kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 574mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 11.6mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 2.3mg

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