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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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

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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 Corned Beef and Cabbage

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Making corned beef and cabbage in the slow cooker is so simple. There's just 15 minutes of prep then the slow cooker takes over, cooking the meat and vegetables for about 5 hours on high or 8 if you use low. Add the cabbage wedges 45 minutes or 1 1/2 hours before the meat is finished, then they'll be tender but still green and delicious. We love this method because there's no need to watch over a simmering pot on the stove, it's the easiest way to make this St. Patrick's Day favorite.

Classic Meatloaf

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Good meatloaf is about as comforting as comfort food gets. Thankfully, meatloaf doesn't have to be complicated to be good. It just needs to be tender (from breadcrumbs soaked in milk and gentle handling) and flavorful (from onion, garlic, and ketchup). We use a 50-50 mix of ground beef and ground pork and if you're wondering how long to cook meatloaf, this fan-favorite recipe takes 45-55 minutes at 400°F.

Slow-Cooker Pot Roast

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All you need to make this hearty and delicious slow-cooker pot roast is 3-pound pot roast, 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.

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.

Shredded Beef Chuck Roast

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Because a beef chuck roast has lots of connective tissue, long, slow cooking turns the meat juicy and almost satiny in texture. In fact, it's reason alone to own a slow cooker.

Classic Burger-Joint Cheeseburger

Forget waiting in the drive-thru lane! You can make a better burger at home with quality ingredients in no time.

Basic Empanadas

Rating: 3.5 stars 378
These tasty and convenient Latin-American-style turnovers can be frozen for up to three months, individually wrapped in plastic and placed in resealable plastic bags. There's no need to thaw before baking, they can go right from the freezer to the oven.

Stuffed Cabbage

Rating: 3.5 stars 564
Stuffed cabbage is not only filling, but it's also simple to prepare. Our hearty stuffed cabbage recipe calls for meat, veggies, and more. Serve stuffed cabbage with hot tomato sauce and sour cream for the ultimate comforting winter meal.
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Inspiration and Ideas

12 Beef Casserole Recipes That Make for Comforting Dinners
These hearty, warming meals include classics (like lasagna and shepherd's pie), as well as modern casserole recipes.
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.
Classic Beef Stew

Aromatic and satisfying, a comforting bowl of beef stew always hits the mark on extra chilly nights. Here, seared pieces of marbled beef simmer away until fall-apart-tender in broth, with punchy aromatics added to it like tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, red wine, and fire-roasted tomatoes for a subtle smokiness.