5 delicious ways to use up leftover corned beef

You've made a big plate of corned beef and cabbage and washed it all down with a homemade Shamrock Shake or two-ingredient Guinness cocktail. Now it's time to start thinking about those leftovers. While it's perfectly delicious to eat them as is, these drool-worthy recipes on Pinterest have us inspired to do more. From a gourmet grilled cheese sandwich to comfort-food breakfasts, here are five ways to take your leftover corned beef to the next level.

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Grilled cheese sandwich with Guinness caramelized onions

Closet Cooking combines shredded corned beef, cheddar and stout-caramelized onions to form a grilled cheese sandwich that's both gooey and boozy.

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Baked eggs with cheese

Do breakfast for dinner with these hearty baked eggs from Cooking and Beer. It's packed with potatoes, bell peppers and onions, but you can easily customize it with whatever's sitting in the fridge.

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Reuben crescents

Stuffed with meat, sauerkraut and a daub of mustard, these baked rolls from Plain Chicken taste just like mini Reuben sandwiches.

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Corned beef hash

According to Damn Delicious, the key to a tasty hash is simple: Roast the potatoes first, ensuring that every cube gets nice and crispy. Add them to a pan of chopped up corned beef with a dash of Worcestershire sauce and fresh parsley to form the perfect leftovers breakfast.

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Reuben fritters

Roll together corned beef, mashed potatoes and Reuben sandwich fixings like sauerkraut and Swiss cheese to make these addictive fried balls. Spicy Southern Kitchen completes the plate with a homemade Thousand Island sauce.

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