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Brisket Tacos {Leftover Brisket Recipe}

These delicious and hearty beef brisket tacos are absolutely delicious and super easy to make using leftover brisket. Tender brisket, shredded cheese, barbecue sauce drizzled over the cheese and topped with crispy onion strings, if desired.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Beef Bristet Tacos, Brisket Tacos, Leftover Brisket Tacos
Servings: 6 Tacos
Calories: 316kcal
Author: Great Grub, Delicious Treats


  • 2 cups leftover beef brisket
  • cup barbecue sauce
  • ¼ cup beef broth
  • 1-2 cups Sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 6 flour tortillas fajita size
  • Crispy onion strings if desired
  • Additional BBQ sauce for drizzle


  • In a small saucepan, over medium heat, add leftover brisket, barbecue sauce and beef broth. Cook until heated through, stirring frequently.
  • While brisket is heating up, heat flour tortillas in a frying pan over medium heat or over open flame turning frequently with metal tongs.
  • Add brisket to tortillas, top with cheese, drizzle with barbecue sauce and top with crispy onion strings, if desired.


Nutritional Values are Approximate


Serving: 1 Taco | Sodium: 585mg | Calcium: 177mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 224IU | Sugar: 7g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 367mg | Cholesterol: 69mg | Calories: 316kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Fat: 14g | Protein: 24g | Carbohydrates: 22g | Iron: 3mg