25 Homemade Leftover Pork Tenderloin Recipes

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Make the most of your leftover food with these creative pork tenderloin recipe ideas!

If you’re anything like me, you tend to make an awful lot of pork dishes.

And since I have so many leftover pork tenderloins, those dishes have to be good right?

Seriously, if you don’t make a dish with leftover pork, you’re not doing yourself a favor.

 It makes everything better!

So this list has a little something for everyone, from appetizers and sides to main courses and dessert.

Keep reading for some fantastic ways to turn that leftover pork into something tasty! Let’s get started.

25 Homemade Leftover Pork Tenderloin Recipes 1

1. Homemade Food Junkie

I’m not a big fan of “junk food” because I don’t want to be tempted.

But this recipe is such a lifesaver!

These are the perfect little bites of chocolatey goodness that will go great with your favorite mac and cheese.

Enjoy them alone, or dip in your favorite ice cream.

 Or, if you’re feeling extra decadent, try sprinkling on some coconut flakes!

2. Roast Pork Stroganoff

It’s hard to find a recipe that’s perfect and so easy to make.

 But this one is definitely up there.

If you love the taste of roast pork with creamy sauce, then this recipe is for you!

The best part about this dish is the gravy, which will soak into your meat and give it an extra richness.

3. Cheesy Pulled Pork Taquitos

These are a fantastic way to use up leftover pull pork if you add some cheese.

It’s super easy to make, and the ingredients list is short.

 I just like to throw in some onions and peppers for added flavor.

You could also go with more chili seasoning for a bit of heat.

4. Sheet Pan Pulled Pork Nachos

Pulled pork is a staple in my house.

 And when it’s served on nachos, it’s impossible to resist.

These are super rich and flavorful, and served with plenty of hot sauce for dipping.

You can even add a layer of sauteed peppers if you like.

This recipe uses a quick marinade that turns into a tasty sauce once the pulled pork is seared.

5. Pulled Pork Enchiladas

Enchiladas are a mouthwatering dish that’s perfect for any meal of the day.

But when you have the right enchilada sauce, they burst with flavor and look just as tasty as any other.

This recipe features chunks of tender pulled pork seasoned with spices, olives, tomatoes, onions, and aioli.

It’s smothered in an enchilada sauce made from pasilla peppers and broth.

 It’s smoky, spicy, savory – it’s unbeatable!

6. Crock-Pot Leftover Pork Carnitas

I’ve been making carnitas for years and have always used either pork or beef.

 But this recipe is super unique.

I like to add some extra paprika and cumin to mine.

 After all, it tastes just like a Mexican pulled pork sandwich!

The best part about this recipe is that it’s so quick to make.

 Just throw everything into the Crock-Pot, set the timer, go back to work.

7. Creamy Mushroom Pork Tenderloin

This creamy mushroom pork tenderloin recipe is the perfect dish to serve on a cold and rainy day.

Pork tenderloin is coated with a sweet and savory cream sauce that will fill your mouth with wonderful flavors.

It’s topped with mushrooms, which add a nice kick of umami goodness.

Serve this dish as an accompaniment to some roasted potatoes or rice for a complete meal.

8. Honey Sesame Pork Tenderloin

This recipe is one of my very favorite ways to prepare pork tenderloin.

 In fact, it’s probably the only way I like pork.

The flavors are sweet and perfectly balanced with a touch of spice.

 Plus, the tenderloin is cooked to perfection right in your kitchen.

Serve this honey sesame sauce on top of your dinner or add it to your next keto-friendly dish for an even more delicious experience.

9. Pulled Pork Burritos With Cheesy Sour Cream Sauce

I may not be a big fan of the burrito, but I sure do love their wrapper!

If you’re looking for the perfect way to make your favorite classic dish even better, then this recipe is for you.

Not only does it have some crunchy tortilla chips in there, but also lots of fresh veggies.

This one is packed with everything from bell peppers and onions to cabbage and jalapeños.

It’s savory and spicy, smoky and rich, creamy and cheesy – it all adds up to exactly what you want!

10. Creamy Pork Tenderloin Medallions

This is the kind of dish that’s so easy to make on a busy weeknight.

 It’s also an amazing option if you have guests coming over for dinner.

The tender pork medallions are coated with a creamy, zesty marinade and baked until they’re golden.

You can serve this in lettuce wraps or as a main meal.

Plus, it only takes 15 minutes to whip up!

11. Pork And Potato Hash

I’ve made this potato and pork hash dozens of times.

 It’s one of my go-to recipes when I need a quick, easy meal.

The potatoes are cooked in a seasoned broth with onions, garlic, and seasonings.

Pork chops are then stuffed into the mixture and baked until tender.

Serve it with a side of sour cream for a meal that will please your senses!

12. Saucy Pork And Noodle Bake

This is one of those recipes that’s just so delectable, you won’t be able to stop at just one.

I have a feeling this will become a weekly staple in our house.

If you like your pork and pasta dishes saucy, then this is the recipe for you.

It has everything from creamy sauce, rich and savory pork, to hearty noodles with plenty of umami-rich bacon.

There are also romesco and garlic breadcrumbs on the side for dipping!

This is a meal that any family can enjoy.

 So go ahead and serve it with rice or potatoes.

 You know they won’t mind!


13. Easy Leftover Pork Fried Rice

This dish is a steal at $6.

99 for six servings!

It’s packed with pork, veggies, and noodles.

 It’s seasoned with garlic powder and chili flakes so it’s spicy but not overwhelming.

If you want to make this one even better, try adding in some sliced jalapeños into the mix.

14. Pulled Pork Spring Rolls

Pulled pork rolls are another type of Chinese dish that’s perfect for the warmer months.

The tender meat, crunchy veggies, and sticky sauce are a stunning combination.

These spring rolls are stuffed with ground pork, carrots, celery, onions, and seasonings.

They’re covered in a sweet and tangy dipping sauce to balance out the richness.

Serve them with homemade hoisin sauce or pickled vegetables for a complete meal!

15. Pulled Pork Rigatoni

When it comes to pulled pork, I always go for the casserole style.

 But this shredded Italian pasta dish is my new favorite.

It’s a healthy comfort food with extra garlic and onions.

 The added protein makes for an excellent meal that’s super easy to make.

I also love how this recipe uses whole wheat rigatoni noodles.

They help keep things light without weighing down your tummy too much.

16. Low Carb Shredded Pork Greek Pita

This recipe is a delicious way to add Greek flavors to your favorite sandwich.

Whether you’re looking for a low-carb side dish or main, this shredded pork wraps up nicely.

It’s so simple to throw together and it comes out of the oven perfect every time!

Serve it on your next BBQ with some roasted veggies, and watch as everyone wolfs down their plates.

17. Sweet & Sour Pork

If you’re looking for a mouthwatering side dish, this recipe is the one for you!

Sweet and sour pork combines sweet Asian flavors with savory pork.

The tangy tartness of yuzu glaze adds a refreshing touch of acidity to balance out the sweetness.

Serve with white rice for a complete meal!

18. Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

I love this recipe for grilled pork tenderloin sandwiches because it’s so simple to make, but the results are absolutely phenomenal.

In just 20 minutes, you can have a mouthwatering sandwich that will surely satisfy your appetite.

You can even enjoy it as a main meal with some salad and a glass of wine.

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for something quick and easy or something more substantial, this is the recipe for you!

19. Roasted Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

Roasting balsamic vinegar in the oven gives your pork tender, juicy bites.

 It will leave a delicious sweet and tangy flavor that’ll quickly become a favorite.

I prefer this recipe with the fat cut at the top, but you could always just cook it on the middle and serve it as is if you want it crispy.

20. Leftover Roast Pork Stroganoff

This is a classic Russian dish that goes well with everything.

You’ll serve it up as a roast with plenty of mushrooms, onions, and rice noodles.

But for the more exciting side, you can also go all out and include some vegetables like zucchini or carrots.

Top this off with sour cream, chives, dill, chives, and more!

21. Pork Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes are a classic.

 These pork, beans, and tomato meatballs are always a hit!

With all the flavors of your favorite sloppy joes, but in a smaller portion, these babies are perfect for any dinner date.

The best part? You can make these on the fly.

These delicious sandwiches freeze well so that you can have them ready to go when you need them.

22. Sweet Potato Casserole With Toasted Marshmallows

This sweet potato casserole is the perfect dessert for any holiday.

 It’s a festive and indulgent treat that you can make ahead of time.

This recipe combines mashed sweet potatoes, marshmallows, and brown sugar to create this decadent dish.

Once baked, it will be sprinkled with chopped pecans for a nutty crunch.

Serve this comforting dessert with your favorite holiday drink or hot beverage.

23. Easy Pulled Pork Sliders

Just because you’re a vegetarian doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in the most tender, succulent pulled pork sliders.

This recipe is so easy to make and uses so many pantry items that your meat-loving friends will be overjoyed.

If you want to jazz up this otherwise simple dish by sprinkling some paprika on top, serve it with roasted vegetables or a creamy Greek yogurt slaw.

24. Slow Cooker Southwest Pork Stew

I’ve made this stew dozens of times, and after a few days in the Crockpot, it never disappoints.

 It’s so good, you won’t even need to add the beans!

You can serve it with cornbread or rice or use it as a base for your next Mexican-inspired dinner.

What I like about this is that you can make things ahead of time and then only reheat when ready.

 This way, everyone will have leftovers for lunch on their own schedule.

25. Pulled Pork Carnitas Quesadillas

Carnitas are the perfect fusion of pulled pork and shredded beef.

The best way to enjoy this tasty food is in a quesadilla!

You’re going to love how these delectable bites combine two of the world’s most flavorful meats.

Okay, so these quesadillas are not carnitas but that doesn’t mean they aren’t as good as them.

In fact, they have all the same flavors: melted cheese and sautéed onions with plenty of smoky flavor from the Cajun spice blend.

Plus, it only takes 25 minutes to make and you can easily double the recipe for an extra slice or two.

25 Homemade Leftover Pork Tenderloin Recipes

25 Homemade Leftover Pork Tenderloin Recipes

Make the most of any leftovers with these leftover pork tenderloin recipes!
If you’re anything like me, you tend to make an awful lot of pork dishes.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4


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