Slow cooker beef brisket by Life Is But A Dish
1. Slow cooker beef brisket
There are many great things about this slow cooker beef brisket from Life Is But a Dish: It’s easy to make (the slow cooker does all of the work for you), it’s easy on the wallet and it tastes even better the second (or third or fourth) day after it’s made. If you don’t have a slow cooker, don’t worry, this can be made in the oven, too.
Core ingredients: brisket, onions, tomatoes, marinara sauce, shredded cheeses, garlic and beef broth
2. Italian roast beef sandwiches
Swap out the roast beef with your brisket in The Gunny Sack’s Italian roast beef sandwiches and buy a big jar of marinara sauce to use here and later in the week. Melt your favorite cheeses on top — et voilà! — dinner is served.
3. Shredded beef and bean tacos
Mix some of the brisket leftovers with black beans and spices to make tacos, using Meatloaf and Melodrama’s recipe. During prep day, chop some fresh tomatoes to add to your tacos and save some for dinner number four ...
4. Pappardelle with leftover beef ragù
Everyone loves pasta, and with your leftover brisket, chopped onions, tomatoes and marinara sauce from the week’s prep, this recipe from Kids Eat by Shanai is a breeze. Top with any leftover shredded cheese (it doesn’t have to be Parmesan) and finish up your leftover ingredients from the week.