Pot-roast beef with French onion gravy in a cooking dish

Healthy beef recipes

31 Recipes

Get inspired by our best ever healthy beef recipes, including succulent roasts, steaks, stews, chillis, curries and healthy spaghetti Bolognese.

Pot-roast beef with French onion gravy

4.625

(58 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

Zingy teriyaki beef skewers

3.75

(3 ratings)

If you're looking for a light and healthy dinner then these kebabs are just the ticket - rich in folate, fibre, iron and vitamin C, plus 3 of your 5-a-day...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

5-a-day Bolognese

5

(1 rating)

Get all five of your five-a-day with this spaghetti Bolognese. The hidden veg in the sauce makes it ideal for kids and you can freeze any leftovers
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Balsamic beef with beetroot & rocket

3.75

(1 rating)

Combine the rich flavours of balsamic and beetroot in a healthy beef dish that feels indulgent yet is low fat, low calorie and contains three of your five-a-day
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Healthier beef Wellington

4

(3 ratings)

Angela Nilsen's all-time dinner party classic has just one-third of the fat of the traditional recipe
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Beef & swede casserole

0

(0 ratings)

This gluten and dairy free casserole is hearty and comforting, packed with chunky meat and veg. Simple to prepare, serve up with seasonal greens
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lighter beef stew & dumplings

4.583335

(3 ratings)

We've cut the calories and fat and boosted the fibre in this comforting casserole by using a lean cut of beef and upping the vegetables
  • 2 hours and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Big-batch Bolognese

4.33594

(32 ratings)

Whip up a huge batch of bolognese that's fit to feed a hungry crowd, or freeze half for a speedy midweek meal...
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chunky chilli

4.333335

(15 ratings)

Use chunks of stewing beef in your chilli con carne for a robust and filling dish. Serve with rice and coriander
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lighter Chinese chilli beef

4.3

(5 ratings)

Don't reach for the takeaway menu, try this beef stir-fry recipe instead. It's just as tasty as your favourite Chinese and healthier too.
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Low-fat moussaka

3.714285

(28 ratings)

A rich and comforting Greek classic without the calories, what's not to love?
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Smoky beef stew

3.63158

(19 ratings)

Enjoy this simple stew for dinner, then pack into boxes to keep you going for lunches
  • 3 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Minced beef cobbler

3.82

(25 ratings)

A hearty yet healthy dish that's perfect for a rainy evening, and it's low-fat too
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Quick cottage pie

4.359375

(16 ratings)

A quick cottage pie that uses low-fat buttermilk in the mash
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chilli con carne soup

4.4

(10 ratings)

This is a soupy version of a classic chilli - kept mellow so children can enjoy it too
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Beef schnitzel

4.583335

(6 ratings)

Junior Good Food readers, Olivia, Grace & Emma, share their child-friendly, pan-fried beef recipe...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Thai beef salad

3.63889

(9 ratings)

This substantial salad is packed full of filling and flavour-packed ingredients, yet it's low-fat and good for you
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy mini meatloaves

4.4

(5 ratings)

These freezer-friendly meatloaves are packed full of iron and are low-fat to boot
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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