Beef Recipes

“Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.” – Bethenny Frankel

Ricotta Meatballs

RICOTTA MEATBALLS 1 cup ricotta cheese1 large egg4 garlic cloves (minced)1 pound ground beef or turkey½ cup parmesan cheese (plus more for serving)⅓ cup chopped fresh herbs (like parsley and basil, plus extra for topping)¾ cup breadcrumbs½ teaspoon garlic powder½...

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes 1 pound ground beef1 medium onion finely chopped1 8 ounce can tomato sauce1/2 cup ketchup1 tablespoon brown sugar (or less)1 tablespoon white vinegar1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 teaspoon dried mustard1/4 tsp Salt1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper8...

Birria Tacos

  Birria Tacos Meat1.5 lb beef shank1 lb sirloin or other roast/steakMarinade3 dried guajillo peppers see notes1 can chipotle peppers in adobo1/4 cup vinegar1/2 cup crushed tomatoes5 cloves garlic1 tsp dried oregano1/2 tsp smoked paprika1 tsp cuminStew1 medium...

Caribbean Jerk Sliders

  Caribbean Jerk Sliders 1 pound ground beef chuck1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper1 1/2 teaspoons red pepper flakes1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano1 1/2 teaspoons packed light...

Chef John’s Meatballs

Chef John's Italian Meatballs ⅓ cup plain bread crumbs½ cup milk2 tablespoons olive oil1 onion (diced)1 pound ground beef1 pound ground pork2 large eggs eggs¼ bunch fresh parsley (chopped)3 cloves garlic (crushed)2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon ground black pepper½...

Baked Meatball Nirvana

Baked Meatball Nirvana 1 pound extra lean ground beef½ teaspoon sea salt1 ½ teaspoons Italian seasoning¾ teaspoon dried oregano⅓ cup skim milk¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese½ cup plain bread crumbsItalian Seasoning½ tbsp basil½ tbsp oregano¼ tbsp garlic powder¼ tsp onion...

Stovetop Meatballs

Stovetop Meatballs 1 ½ lb ground beef1 ½ lb ground pork1 ⅛ cup panko bread crumbs¾ cup parmesan cheese½ tsp crushed red pepper½ tsp salt3 cloves garlic (minced)3 eggs¾ cup ricotta cheese1 ½ tsp Italian seasoningsplash milk sauce Combine ground beef, pork, breadcrumbs,...

Foolproof Standing Rib Roast

Foolproof Rib Roast 1 5 pound standing beef rib roast2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon ground black pepper1 teaspoon garlic powder Allow roast to stand at room temperature for at least 1 hour.Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Combine the salt, pepper and...

Beef Stroganoff

Classic Beef Stroganoff 1 1/2 pounds beef sirloin steak (1/2 inch thick)8 ounces fresh mushrooms (sliced (2 1/2 cups))2 medium onions (thinly sliced)1 garlic clove (finely chopped)1/4 cup butter1 1/2 cups beef broth1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1/4...

Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak Serve extra gravy with mashed potatoes. 1 10.5 ounce can condensed French onion soup1 ½ pounds ground beef½ cup dry bread crumbs1 egg¼ teaspoon salt⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper1 tablespoon all-purpose flour¼ cup ketchup¼ cup water1 tablespoon...

Mostaccioli Sauce

Mostaccioli Sauce Our go-to Christmas Eve dinner! 1 pound Italian Sausage1 pound ground beef1 cup chopped onion6 oz tomato paste1 Tbsp sugar1 tsp salt12 oz tomato sauce14.5 oz diced tomatoes with juice1 bay leaf½ tsp garlic powder1 tsp oregano1 tsp dried sweet...

Chili’s Fajita Marinade

Chili's Fajitas Marinade 1/2 cup Plus 1 Teaspoon Lime Juice5 Tbsp Olive Oil3 tsp Garlic4 tsp Soy Sauce2 tsp Salt1 tsp Cayenne Pepper1/2 tsp Black Pepper Prepare marinade by combining the lime juice, olive oil, garlic, soy sauce, salt, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne...

Bite Size Meatballs

Bite Size Baked Meatballs 1 1/4 pounds lean ground beef1 egg1 tablespoon olive oil1/3 cup romano cheese2 garlic cloves (minced)1 teaspoon dried basil1 teaspoon dried parsley1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper1/4 cup panko bread crumbs Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.In...

High-temp, Eye-of-Round Roast

High-temperature, Herb-rubbed Eye-of-Round Roast 1 ¼ tablespoons paprika1 tablespoon kosher salt1 teaspoon garlic powder½ teaspoon ground black pepper½ teaspoon onion powder½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper½ teaspoon dried oregano½ teaspoon dried thyme2 tablespoons...

Rib Roast

Foolproof Rib Roast 1 5 pound standing beef rib roast2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon ground black pepper1 teaspoon garlic powder Allow roast to stand at room temperature for at least 1 hour.Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Combine the salt, pepper and...

Yummy Meatloaf

Yummy Meatloaf 2 pounds ground beef½ onion (chopped)1 sleeve of saltine crackers, crushedsalt to taste¼ teaspoon ground black pepper1 tablespoon steak sauce2 eggs¾ cup water Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).In a large bowl, combine the beef, onion,...