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Healthy beef recipes

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

139 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
17 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
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188 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

An easy, superhealthy stew full of vitamin C

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
20 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star 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 hr and 20 mins
More effort
10 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Angela Nilsen's all-time dinner party classic has just one-third of the fat of the traditional recipe

1 hr and 55 mins
More effort
Healthy
14 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
32 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
90 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Whip up a healthy chilli and bean pasta meal that's full of fibre and vitamin B

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
57 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Whip up a huge batch of bolognese that's fit to feed a hungry crowd, or freeze half for a speedy midweek meal

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
59 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use chunks of stewing beef in this healthy chilli con carne for a robust and filling dish. Serve with rice and coriander

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
19 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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
24 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Slow cook beef with cinnamon, saffron, coriander and harissa for a deeply fragrant rustic casserole

3 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A vibrant salad packed with yellow and red peppers, colourful onion, beef cooked to your liking and healthy grains

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
48 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A rich and comforting Greek classic without the calories, what's not to love?

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
24 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this simple stew for dinner, then pack into boxes to keep you going for lunches

3 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
45 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A hearty yet healthy dish that's perfect for a rainy evening, and it's low-fat too

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
27 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Create a delicious beef and broccoli meal in one pot, fast! Contains 2 of your 5-a-day

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
22 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A quick cottage pie that uses low-fat buttermilk in the mash

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Turn a barbecue favourite into a superhealthy treat without compromising on taste

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
19 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

End the day with this special steak supper

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
Healthy
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This is a soupy version of a classic chilli - kept mellow so children can enjoy it too

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Junior Good Food readers, Olivia, Grace & Emma, share their child-friendly, pan-fried beef recipe

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
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