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What To Do With Leftover Buffalo Chicken Dip

What To Do With Leftover Buffalo Chicken Dip? 12 Options

Last Updated on May 17, 2024 by Shari Mason

If you’re a fan of Buffalo chicken dip and have some remaining, you might be looking for innovative and tasty methods to utilize the leftovers.

As a home cook, I have also wondered what to do with leftover Buffalo Chicken Dip.

Whether you’re looking for a crowd-pleasing appetizer, a delicious dip for your veggies, or even a tasty topping for your nachos, we’ve listed brilliant ideas that we usually do when it comes to leftover dips.

So get ready to get creative and find exciting new ways to make the most of your leftover Buffalo Chicken Dip. Thank me later.

12 Brilliant Options For Leftover Buffalo Chicken Dip

1. Use It As A Spread On A Sandwich 

buffalo chicken dip sandwich

Leftover buffalo chicken dip makes a delicious spread on a sandwich. I usually spread the dip onto my favorite sourdough bread and add desired toppings. 

You can add lettuce, tomato, pickles, and cheese for a tasty meal, but I usually go for cheese only. This sandwich can also be heated in a pan or oven for an extra warm and flavorful experience. 

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2. Make Enchiladas With It 

Leftover buffalo chicken dip makes a great filling for enchiladas [1]. When I make one at home, I shred the chicken, mix it with the dip, and spoon it into your favorite corn or flour tortillas. 

Roll them up, top them with your favorite enchilada sauce, cheese, and any other toppings you desire, and bake in the oven until the enchiladas are hot and bubbling. 

Read: What Does Chipotle Do With Their Leftovers?

3. Use It As Pizza Topping

pizza on a pan

Leftover buffalo chicken dip makes an excellent topping for pizza. This spicy and creamy topping is made with shredded chicken, cream cheese, and hot sauce, making it a delicious and flavorful addition to any pizza. 

The cream cheese helps to mellow out the heat of the hot sauce, creating a balanced flavor that pairs perfectly with melted cheese and a crispy crust. This topping is an excellent way to turn leftover chicken dip into a delicious pizza topping.

4. Add It To A Wrap 

This leftover buffalo chicken dip wrap is the perfect lunchtime treat. I packed mine with creamy buffalo chicken dip, lettuce, and tomatoes, to satisfy my hunger. 

The cool and creamy dip is just spicy, while the lettuce and tomatoes add a fresh and light crunch. Plus, it’s a great way to use up any leftover chicken dip you may have. 

So, the next time you’re in the mood for a delicious and easy wrap, try this Leftover Buffalo Chicken Dip wrap.

5. Mix It With Mashed Potatoes 

Leftover buffalo chicken dip mixed with mashed potato is delicious and hearty. When I prepare mine, I combine the creamy dip and the creamy mashed potatoes, creating a comforting dish sure to satisfy. 

“I’m a Buffalo wing magnet, a sandwich fanatic, a cheesesteak guy. But I’ll only get a cheesesteak in Philadelphia. No one else does it right.”

– Kevin Hart, Actor

Adding the potatoes elevates the buffalo chicken dip’s flavor, and the texture mix makes it a unique and tasty meal. This dish is a great way to use leftovers and will surely be a hit with your family and friends.

6. Use It As A Topping For Baked Potatoes 

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Baked Potato

Leftover buffalo chicken dip is an excellent topping for baked potatoes. This creamy dip is made with shredded chicken, celery, cream cheese, and hot sauce. 

It adds a kick of flavor to the potatoes, while the cream cheese and chicken give the dish a creamy texture. I usually add hot sauce and celery for a nice crunchy texture while providing a spicy and tangy flavor. 

7. Use It As A Topping For Nachos 

Leftover buffalo chicken dip [2] makes a delicious topping for nachos. It is easy to make and adds a great flavor to the nachos. When I prepare mine for our movie marathons, I heat the leftover dip in the microwave or stovetop. 

Then, I spoon the dip over the nachos and sprinkle them with our favorite toppings like cheese and shredded chicken. The dip’s creamy texture and spicy flavor will add a delicious kick to the nachos and make them a favorite anytime snack.

8. Make Buffalo Chicken Dip Stuffed Peppers 

Buffalo Chicken Dip Stuffed Peppers 

This delicious buffalo-style dish is a great way to use leftover chicken dip. This was my favorite snack when I was doing a low-carb diet.

I start by stuffing bell peppers with the dip and then baking the peppers in the oven. The dip will become warm and creamy, and the peppers will become soft and tender. 

Serve the peppers with ranch dressing and celery sticks for a complete meal. The combination of spicy buffalo chicken dip and crunchy peppers makes a delicious and flavorful dish that will surely be a hit with the entire family.

9. Add It To An Omelet 

Adding buffalo chicken dip to an omelet makes for a delicious and flavorful breakfast. The creamy dip is a tasty contrast to the fluffy omelet, and the spicy kick of the buffalo chicken dip is sure to wake up your tastebuds. 

We are usually in a hurry every morning, so it is easy to spruce up a regular breakfast and have something different for a change.

The dip can be used as a filling for an omelet or a topping for a finished omelet. It’s also great for any leftover dip from a party or get-together.

10. Use It As A Topping For Macaroni & Cheese

Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese on a glass pan

Leftover buffalo chicken dip makes for an incredibly delicious topping for macaroni and cheese. The creamy cheese sauce combined with the spicy buffalo chicken dip creates a unique and flavorful dish that will surely please. 

I was surprised when I tried this because the bold flavors of the buffalo chicken dip are balanced nicely by the creamy macaroni and cheese, creating an indulgent comfort food that will surely become a favorite.

11. Make Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats

Another low-carb diet snack I usually have is zucchini boats, and when I have leftover buffalo chicken dip, I make some Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats with it.

Cut your zucchini in half and remove the seeds. Put the dip and top it off with cooked chicken and some cheese. Bake until golden brown.

12. Do Some Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Buffalo Chicken Sliders on a Glass Pan

Stop wasting your leftover buffalo chicken dip and make some buffalo chicken sliders. Every other Sunday, we go out for a family picnic and we usually bring sliders for snacks.

One time, we had leftover buffalo sauce, so I made this simple recipe.

“Leftover Buffalo Chicken Dip is not just a remnant of a meal, but an exciting canvas for your next culinary masterpiece.”

– Eat Pallet Restaurant & Food Advice

I mixed shredded chicken, cajun seasoning, ranch dressing, leftover buffalo sauce, and bread rolls and use it to make filling for delicious chicken sliders.

FAQs

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Yes, you can freeze leftover buffalo chicken dip. Freeze the dip in an airtight container or wrap it tightly with plastic and aluminum foil. u003cbru003eu003cbru003eLabel the container with the date so you know when you put it in the freezer. It should keep for up to three months.

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Refrigerated buffalo chicken dip will generally stay in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

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You can eat buffalo chicken dip with various items, including celery, carrots, crackers, tortilla chips, pretzels, breadsticks, and bell peppers, and even spread it on sandwiches.

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Use the microwave to reheat leftover buffalo chicken dip. Microwave it for two minutes and stir it every 30 seconds u003cbru003e

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Yes, leftover buffalo chicken dip is good the next day. Just make sure to refrigerate it to avoid spoilage.

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No, Buffalo Chicken Dip cannot be left out overnight. You have to refrigerate it if you want to use it later. Leftover buffalo chicken dip can last up to three days in the refrigerator.

In Conclusion

Leftover buffalo chicken dip can be a great snack or meal throughout the week. 

You can serve it hot or cold, with chips, on a salad, in a wrap, with vegetables, or even as a pizza topping. Get creative and experiment with different flavors and ingredients to ensure your leftovers don’t get boring. 

With so many options, you can enjoy this delicious dip for days.

References:

  1. https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ree-drummond/simple-perfect-enchiladas-recipe0-2043114
  2. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/68461/buffalo-chicken-dip/
Shari Mason

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