Beef Recipes

Nothing beats beef for a delicious, hearty meal the whole family will love. Whether you're looking for a beef stew recipe, casserole, steak recipe, or beef ribs and roasts, try our recipes for all your favorite cuts of beef.

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Rating: 3.5 stars 266
Follow our foolproof recipe for a restaurant-quality pan-fried steak in under 10 minutes. Serve with a simple steak sauce and a classic side like roasted potatoes. From the book Mad Hungry, by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).

Pot Roast

Rating: 3.5 stars 878
Perfect for pot roast recipes, inexpensive chuck is one of the most flavorful cuts of beef. Simmering it slowly and gently in the oven results in a wonderfully tender pot roast. Vegetables like onions and potatoes give the pot roast recipe even more comforting flavors.

Taco Casserole

Ground beef, pinto beans, and tomatoes spiced with chili powder bubble under a crunchy, gooey topping of tortilla chips and two cheeses in this quick and easy, kid-friendly casserole.

Slow-Cooker Pot Roast

Rating: 3 stars 6536
All you need to make this hearty and delicious slow-cooker pot roast is beef chuck, onions, carrots, Worcestershire sauce, and a touch of cornstarch. It's an all-in-one meal that makes clean up a breeze. Just set it and forget it, the slow cooker does the work. You'll make this recipe again and again, it's so easy and so good.

Beef Stew

Rating: 3 stars 2254
Two simple steps is all it takes to make this comforting, classic beef stew recipe. We skip browning the meat and instead use tomato paste and balsamic vinegar to amp up the flavor. This recipe also works well in the slow cooker if you prefer.

Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Ground beef and sweet Italian sausage enrich the sauce for this beloved baked pasta, while no-boil lasagna noodles speed up the process. Check out our step-by-step guide.

Classic Meatloaf

Rating: 3.5 stars 510
The combination of ground beef, ground pork, and ground veal produces a moist and tender traditional meatloaf. A sweet-and-sour glaze made with ketchup and brown sugar is brushed on the meatloaf before it bakes for about one hour 20 minutes. The result is a real comfort food favorite. 

Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Rating: 3 stars 2060
Making corned beef and cabbage in the slow cooker is the easiest way to enjoy this St. Patrick's Day favorite without having to watch over a simmering pot on the stove. There's just 15 minutes of prep, and then the slow cooker takes over, cooking the meat and vegetables for up to eight hours. Adding the cabbage wedges toward the end of the cooking time ensures they'll be green and tender.

Cheddar-Topped Shepherd's Pie

Rating: 3.5 stars 699
Old-style pubs have it right: Sitting down to a generous helping of shepherd's pie is a true pleasure; making it is happily simple. We've added sharp cheddar to our mashed potatoes for a snappy topping.

Easy Beef Chili

No beans in this hearty ground beef-based chili! The meat is cooked with aromatics, then amped up with fire-roasted tomatoes, chili powder, and cocoa.

Classic Meatloaf

Rating: 3.5 stars 705
Meatloaf is the ultimate comfort food. Our classic recipe is a simple blend of ground beef and pork, seasonings, and milk-soaked bread—which is the secret to a tender meatloaf. It bakes freeform on a sheet pan—not in a loaf pan—and is basted with ketchup, creating a tangy, carmelized glaze. 

Inspiration and Ideas

Our 15 Best Beef Dinner Recipes to Make for Sunday Evenings
Our selection of beef dinner ideas includes favorites like beef stew, pot roast, lasagna, and meatballs—recipes that simmer or bake slowly over the course of a lazy afternoon, making them well-suited to the weekends.
19 Easy Steak Recipes You'll Want to Make Again and Again
We love a steak seasoned with simply salt and pepper, but sometimes a little creativity is welcome. That's why we're sharing this collection of dinner ideas with steak that feature a variety of cooking techniques, marinades, sauces, and compound butters. 
Shepherd's Pie
Rating: 3.5 stars 780

You'll like the convenience of this comforting dish. Unlike other shepherd's pie recipes, this one calls for frozen vegetables instead of fresh and can be made the day before. Shepherd's pie has never been so easy—or so tasty!