Simple Skillet Ground Beef Stroganoff
By making Big Batch Ground Beef ahead, recipes such as this can be pulled together in just minutes — a perfect dinner for those nights when everyone is on the run. If you want to skip making the Big Batch Beef, substitute 1 lb (500 g) fresh ground beef, browned with 1 EACH large onion and clove garlic, minced.
Quinoa and Beef-stuffed Peppers
With all the flavours of lasagna, kids love these colourful peppers. You will too, knowing that protein-rich lean beef and quinoa pack in a powerful nutrient punch.
Wild Mushroom and Beef Ragout with Polenta
This is a delicious all-purpose meat sauce from cookbook author Bonnie Stern. Try it over pasta too. Just a little bit of sausage adds a lot of flavour to the recipe, but you can omit it if you prefer and use an equal amount of lean beef.
Beef & Mushroom Thai Lettuce Cups
A super tasty and easy meal with Asian inspired flavours that come from ingredients that you likely have in your fridge. To make it a stand-alone meal (minus the lettuce cups), stir in some frozen mixed veggies, cook through and serve with steamed rice.
Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Wine Sauce
Here is the perfect burger recipe when it gets to be too cold for grilling. When is a hamburger, not just a hamburger? When it's a Salisbury Steak served with this yummy wine and mushroom sauce!
Middle Eastern Kidney Bean Meatballs with Herbed Slaw
Ground beef and smashed kidney beans are seasoned with warm spices and formed into a delicious meatball packed with protein and fibre – perfect for make ahead lunches and quick weeknight dinners. Use white kidney beans if you don’t want the kids to spot them.
Speedy Beef Sloppy Joes
With Big Batch Beef in the freezer, it's so easy to get a good-for-you super speedy weeknight meal! For singles in the kitchen, just divide ingredients by 4: 1/2 cup Big Batch Beef, 1/4 can of the pizza sauce, 1/3 cup frozen veggies, 1/2 tsp Worcestershire and a tablespoon of water. As a pantry staple, make up some Big Batch Beef for the first year college student in your life so you're sure they start off eating right.
Beef’n Cheese Stuffed Potatoes
Here’s a meat'n'potatoes appetizer or paired with a salad, a light family meal the kid's will love. The small potatoes micro-bake in minutes and with Big Batch Beef, they're ready in a flash! If you want to skip making the Big Batch Beef, pan-fry 1 lb (500 g) fresh ground beef with 1 EACH onion and clove garlic, minced – take what you need for the recipe and save the rest to add to pasta sauce for next night's dinner.
Singapore Noodles with Beef and Chick Peas
This recipe for Singapore Noodles with Beef & Chick Peas gets its inspiration from an Indonesian fried-rice dish, Nasi Goreng. Its bold flavours more than compensate for lower fat and sodium content – there’s certainly no compromise in taste!
Egyptian Rice Beef Bowl
Inspired by Koshari, a traditional street food in Egypt, this weeknight rice bowl features a hearty mixture of protein and fibre-rich whole grain, beans and ground beef, all topped with a zesty tomato salsa. This meal gets an iron boost with the synergy-effect of combining meat, beans, chard and whole grain.