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Healthy beef recipes

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

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  • Pot-roast beef with French onion gravy

    Pot-roast beef with French onion gravy

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.144 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

  • Zingy teriyaki beef skewers

    Zingy teriyaki beef skewers

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.17 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

  • Italian-style beef stew

    Italian-style beef stew

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.188 ratings

    An easy, superhealthy stew full of vitamin C

  • A plate serving 5-a-day Bolognese

    5-a-day Bolognese

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    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

  • A plate serving balsamic beef with beetroot & rocket

    Balsamic beef with beetroot & rocket

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.10 ratings

    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

  • Healthier beef wellington

    Healthier beef wellington

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Beef & swede casserole

    Beef & swede casserole

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.14 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

  • Lighter beef stew & dumplings

    Lighter beef stew & dumplings

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.34 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

  • Mild chilli & bean pasta bake

    Mild chilli & bean pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.90 ratings

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

  • Big-batch bolognese

    Big-batch bolognese

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.57 ratings

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

  • Chilli in pan with herbs and lime wedges

    Healthy chilli

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.60 ratings

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

  • Lighter Chinese chilli beef

    Lighter Chinese chilli beef

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.22 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.

  • Braised beef with cranberries & spices

    Braised beef with cranberries & spices

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.24 ratings

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

  • Steak, roasted pepper & pearl barley salad

    Steak, roasted pepper & pearl barley salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Low-fat moussaka

    Low-fat moussaka

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.48 ratings

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

  • Smoky beef stew

    Smoky beef stew

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.24 ratings

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

  • Minced beef cobbler

    Minced beef cobbler

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.47 ratings

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

  • Quick beef & broccoli one-pot

    Quick beef & broccoli one-pot

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.29 ratings

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

  • Quick cottage pie

    Quick cottage pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

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

  • The ultimate makeover: Burgers

    The ultimate makeover: Burgers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.24 ratings

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

  • Chilli con carne soup

    Chilli con carne soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.15 ratings

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

  • Beef schnitzel

    Beef schnitzel

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Thai beef salad in a bowl

    Easy Thai beef salad

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.11 ratings

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

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