All hail the cow. Beef's intense flavor - earthy richness cut with a pleasant mineral tang - makes it the perfect centerpiece in a variety of dishes, since it can hold its own against bold tastes. Beef recipes call for a wide range of different cuts and price points. You can make a hearty beef stew from relatively inexpensive cuts, but a prime rib is going to cost you. Don't forget about roast beef recipes - there's nothing like a pot roast or brisket for a Sunday supper. Ground beef, too, has its place in the kitchen. It's the star of family meals like Sloppy Joes, spaghetti with meat sauce, taco night and many types of casseroles. Higher fat content (15 to 20 percent) is best if you're making burgers, otherwise, leaner blends will give you all the flavor you need.
This fusion tostada pizza is piled with beef, beans, and cheese. Make it super fast by starting with refrigerated pizza dough.
For busy weekday dinners that satisfy with little fuss or mess, you'll want to learn how to make beef casserole. Since you can do most of the work ahead and time, casseroles are a perfect go-do dish for nights when you want to sit back and unwind while dinner heats up seemingly effortlessly in the oven. And since casseroles cook up on one dish, clean-up is easy too.
Knowing how to cook roast beef should be on every home cook's to-do list. A straightforward slab of perfectly cooked roast beef is a bit of heaven in itself, but this recipe employs a few surprises to elevate the dish to the sublime.
Serve this Pot Roast with Chipotle-Fruit Sauce with hot cooked couscous or rice to soak up the fruity sauce. You can adjust the amount of chipotle peppers, depending on how much heat you like.
For ultra convenience, refrigerated beef pot roast can't be beat. Use it in this casual recipe with green chillies and you'll have tacos on the table in 20 minutes.
Buy the leanest ground beef you can find for this home-style meat loaf.
Stir fried beef and vegetables are mixed with ramen noodles to make a quick and complete dinner.
Kids will love this fun dinner recipe that features two favorite foods: pizza and tacos!
The tangy sweetness of teriyaki flavors these grilled steaks. Serve them with steamed rice tossed with toasted macadamia nuts and thinly sliced green onions.
Layers of tortillas, beans, salsa, a taco cheese blend, and beef mixture make a richly flavored main-dish recipe for your family.