36 Leftover Hamburger Recipes [Keto & More]

Perhaps you’ve hosted some summer BBQs and now you have leftover hamburger meat; what can you do with all these leftover patties? Have no fear, I’ve found myself in this situation many times, and I have some good news for you!

There are tons of ways that you can repurpose your leftover hamburgers, buns, and even your leftover hotdogs too!

To help you out, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite recipes that I love to use when transforming my cookout leftovers.

Leftover Hamburger Recipes

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Best Way to Reheat Leftover Hamburger Patties?

Although you can certainly heat the meat up in the microwave, taking the time to heat it in the oven will make it taste fresher!

How Many Days do Leftover Burgers Last in the Refrigerator?

If stored under refrigeration, it is safe to eat your leftover burger patties for up to 4 days after they’ve been cooked! The sooner, the better, however.

How Do You Know When Leftover Hamburger Meat Has Gone Wrong?

You can tell this by the appearance and odor of the burger. It is time to toss it if it has become discolored, such as gray in tone. If the texture changes or emits a foul odor, it has likely gone bad.  

How Can I Maximize The Freshness Of My Leftover Hamburger Patties?

For the meat to stay as fresh as possible, I recommend wrapping it in an airtight container. If you don’t have a container, wrapping it tightly in foil and then putting it in a sealed plastic bag will also work!

Final Thoughts

As demonstrated, having leftover hamburgers, hotdogs, and buns is not a bad thing but an opportunity to try out new dishes that you wouldn’t have made otherwise!

It gives you a chance to transform food into something completely different.

Whether you want to make a killer sandwich, or an incredibly hearty soup, using your leftover hamburger patties can provide a flavorful experience for your whole family.

You might want to check out our Leftover Corned Beef Recipes.

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