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Beef recipes

30 Recipes

Make the most of beef with pies, hotpots or stir-fries.

Beef, leek & swede Cumberland pie


(3 ratings)

With a golden swede, creamy potato and crunchy breadcrumb topping, this twist on a Cumberland pie is sure to become a warming winter staple
  • 3 hours and 45 mins
  • Easy

Beef bulgogi stir-fry


(8 ratings)

Quicker than a takeaway and so much better for you, this low-calorie stir-fry is easy to make and ready in just 20 minutes
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Rich ragu


(13 ratings)

A rich, versatile meat sauce: serve it Bolognese-style with spaghetti or use it as a base for lasagne or moussaka
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy

Beef stroganoff with herby pasta


(123 ratings)

If you usually serve beef stroganoff with rice, try it with pappardelle pasta instead - it works beautifully with the creamy sauce
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Pot-roast beef with French onion gravy


(78 ratings)

Silverside and topside are cheaper and leaner cuts of meat, well-suited to slow-cooking. The stock and juices make a great sauce when combined with caramelised onions
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Beef & beetroot curry


(34 ratings)

This vibrant purple root adds a welcome dash of colour and some healthy nutrients to an Indian spice pot
  • 3 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Crispy chilli beef


(154 ratings)

Ditch the takeaway and whip up this Chinese flash-fried steak with a sweet gingery sauce and red peppers
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Beef Wellington


(5 ratings)

Update a celebration dinner centrepiece using prosciutto instead of pancakes to encase beef and porcini mushroom stuffing
  • 2 hours
  • A challenge

Big beef in red wine pie


(7 ratings)

Slow cook a cheap cut of meat like braising steak in rich red wine gravy for the perfect base to a classic pie
  • 3 hours and 25 mins
  • More effort

Beef & beer pie


(35 ratings)

A steak and ale pie is a comforting classic - this version has suet pastry and a dark rich gravy
  • 5 hours
  • More effort

Thai beef curry


(26 ratings)

A spicy, authentic Thai green curry for your slow cooker that's ideal for taking the last-minute stress out of entertaining...
  • 8 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Beef & vegetable casserole


(245 ratings)

A traditional braised beef stew with thick, rich gravy – an ideal recipe for cheap cuts as slow-cooking guarantees a tender dish...
  • 4 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy

Mexican beef chilli


(51 ratings)

A delicious one-pot of spicy braised beef is a great, stress-free way to fill up a hungry crowd
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Beef massaman curry


(102 ratings)

Slow-cooked, meltingly tender beef and a sprinkling of crunchy peanuts to finish - it's curry heaven...
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Beef bourguignon cottage pie


(36 ratings)

A hearty meal for all the family, by Gary Rhodes. You can prepare it up to a month in advance
  • 3 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy

Spiced parsnip shepherd's pies


(67 ratings)

For shepherd's pie - but not as you know it - try cooking up these spicy individual pies
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Sara's chilli con carne


(41 ratings)

Ideal for entertaining families with kids, this classic chilli dish is quick, hassle-free and great to have in the freezer
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy