Dinner’s ready and waiting in the refrigerator with this Make-Ahead Mexican Lasagna recipe. Since tortillas take the place of noodles this is easier to make than traditional lasagna. Quick nutrition tip: Make with whole wheat tortillas, extra lean beef and lower-fat dairy products.
Serve as a tapas course or make larger-sized versions for a main course. You can skip the pastry in this recipe and enjoy this Spanish-style ground beef as a filling in taco shells or as a topping for baked potatoes or rice.
Pulled Beef is the perfect food for après ski, après skate and après snow shovelling -- and since it is done in the slow cooker, it is especially easy on the cook! Make a large roast so you get leftovers that can become several next-day lunch or dinner options -- try the Shepherd's Pie or Quesadillas (recipes at end of Pulled Beef recipe).
This recipe is a bit like a summer version of fondue -- serving steak like this as a nibbler is a great way to make it stretch! Steak can be grilled ahead, cutting into cubes when you're ready to serve. NOTE: Canadiana and Bombay Dips also work well as a marinade for Beef Kabobs.
These little lasagnas are easy to make and are the perfect nosh for game night at home or a tailgate party out at the field. One easy recipe makes many and kids love them too. Switch-up the flavours to make the mix Mexican or Greek versions – variety is the spice of life!
Adapted from a recipe by Chef Jean-Francois Fortin of the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, this chili makes a big pot – perfect for when you have the gang over or want to stock your freezer with speedy weeknight dinners. The seasoning is quite mild so if you want to spice it up, serve with some hot sauce or add ½ tsp chili pepper flakes while sautéing the seasonings.
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.
To serve this recipe as elegant hors d'oeuvres, skewer each meatball with picks made from cleaned stalks of lemon grass. Serve on a platter with purchased Thai chili or sweet and sour sauce in a small bowl for dipping. Make Ahead Tip: Cooked meatballs can be frozen for up to 3 months and reheated in microwave to serve.