Our best healthy beef recipes

Serve up a tasty, healthy meal with these recipes using beef

Our best healthy beef recipes

Source: Web exclusive: November 2009

Roasted Beet & Beef Salad with Mustard Dressing
The texture and flavour of Gorganzola marries nicely with roasted beets, but this robust salad tastes just as good without the cheese.

Beef Sliders Stuffed with Walnuts and Gorgonzola
These itty-bitty burgers pack big taste with the combination of crunchy walnuts, tender beef and gooey Gorgonzola. Baby arugula provides a perfect peppery match for these mouth-watering sliders, which can be cooked on the BBQ, indoor grill or stovetop.

Rice and Beef Burritos
These tasty rice and beef burritos make a quick and easy dinner or a filling packed lunch.

Beef and Sweet Potato Stir-Fry
Craving takeout? Whip up this tasty beef and sweet potato stir-fry in less time than it takes to call in an order.

Beef Burritos
Make these beef burritos as a special treat’they pack up nicely for lunches’and use the leftover filling as a fine spaghetti sauce.

Slow-Braised Beef and Barley
Here, beef is simmered until meltingly tender while nourishing pot barley thickens the gravy to make a hearty casserole and juniper berries add a distinctive flavor. Serve slow-braised beef and barley with mashed potatoes and a green vegetable, such as green beans or spring greens.

Stir-Fried Beef with Mango
Colourful stir-fried beef with mango is bursting with fresh flavours and contrasting textures. The dressing is oil-free, so although a little oil is used to stir-fry the beef, the dish is still very light in fat. No extra salt is needed because of the spicy dressing and the saltiness of soy sauce.

Sunday Special Roast Beef
Succulent roast beef, crispy roast potatoes and root vegetables, and feather-light, old-fashioned Yorkshire puddings make one of the best loved of Sunday lunches. This healthy version of roast beef will please everyone, even the traditionalists.

Seared Beef with Garden Vegetables
A scrumptious sirloin is flash-cooked to seal in all its fabulous flavours. The seared beef is then surrounded by plenty of fresh garden vegetables. Sirloin is among the leanest cuts of steak, and trimming away any visible fat before eating makes it even better.

Stir-Fried Beef with Fine Noodles
Tangy tamarind and lemongrass infuse a Thai-inspired sauce for tender strips of stir-fried beef and fine rice noodles. With snow peas and baby corn adding all-important vegetable balance, this is a quick and easy dish that is a meal in itself.

Beef in Red Wine and Brandy
Long, slow cooking gives this traditional beef casserole its inimitable flavour. The cooking liquid is reduced simply by removing the casserole lid, resulting in a wonderfully aromatic red wine and brandy sauce that glazes the beef and vegetables.

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