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Summer beef recipes

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From sizzling beef skewers and barbecued steak, to short ribs, salads and burgers, we've got plenty of light summer beef recipes for al fresco dining.


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  • A molten cheese-stuffed burger cut in half

    Molten cheese-stuffed burgers

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.14 ratings

    Take burgers to the next level by stuffing them with cheddar and mozzarella for a gooey centre, and topping them with a dollop of herby burger sauce

  • BBQ rainbow beef salad served on a plate

    BBQ rainbow beef salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    The steak in this light salad is cooked on the barbecue, giving it a true taste of summer. It works brilliantly with our Asian-inspired dressing

  • Cumin & onion marinated beef

    Cumin & onion marinated beef

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Based on the Brazilian dish churrasco, steak is flavoured with tangy Worcestershire sauce, spices, citrus and garlic

  • Texas barbecue brisket

    Texas barbecue brisket

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.24 ratings

    Take your barbecue beyond the burger with this brilliant beef brisket

  • A green bean, potato and lettuce salad with seared beef steak and mint

    Seared beef salad with capers & mint

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    This quick and easy salad is drizzled with a tangy, herby dressing and topped with sliced fillet steak. Low in calories, it's a good source of iron and fibre

  • Harissa beef skewers with avocado dip

    Harissa beef skewers with avocado dip

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    These tasty spiced skewers work just as well with lamb or chicken. For a vegetarian alternative, use chunky pieces of halloumi cheese

  • Beer-braised short ribs

    Beer-braised short ribs

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.21 ratings

    Sticky, tender beef ribs with a subtle oak-smoked flavour are sure to be a hit at your next barbecue

  • John Torode's big burger

    John Torode's big burger

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.14 ratings

    Not just any burger, John Torode's ultimate burger, with a spicy tomato relish and all the trimmings

  • Easy beef burritos served on tortillas

    Easy beef burritos

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.52 ratings

    Make these easy beef burritos for a simple midweek supper. The meat filling is also great stuffed into a crispy taco, or as an easy chilli con carne with rice

  • More veg, less meat summer Bolognese

    More veg, less meat summer Bolognese

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Hide peas and courgettes in this Italian favourite to up your vegetable intake - great for kids when served with pasta

  • Two plates serving poached salt beef & root veg

    Poached salt beef & root veg

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Enjoy salt beef in a broth with turnips, carrots, potatoes and radishes. A hearty meal for a get-together and with baby veg, the perfect summer one-pot

  • Barbecued fajita steak

    Barbecued fajita steak

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

    If you have time the day before, marinate the meat overnight, then, when you're ready, light the barbie and get cooking...

  • Cornish pasty split in half on plate

    Cornish pasty

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.96 ratings

    Reawaken childhood memories of summer holidays with Sara Buenfeld's eat-by-the-sea favourite, the Cornish pasty

  • Diner sloppy joes

    Sloppy joes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.34 ratings

    Sloppy joes are a simple, American staple the whole family can get stuck into. Add a dash of spicy chipotle or smoky barbecue sauce to the minced beef filling for some zing.

  • A nacho cheeseburger

    Nacho cheeseburger

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Pile up burgers with cheese, guacamole, chipotle, salsa and nachos for a fiery and zingy twist on a cheeseburger. The nachos give added crunch

  • Steak & aubergine salad served on an oval plate

    Steak & aubergine salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    Rustle up this protein-packed salad in just 25 minutes. Made with sirloin steak, fried aubergine and feta in a zesty dressing, it makes a great summer dish

  • Sweet potatoes topped with chilli beef

    Stir-fry chilli beef with sweet potato jackets

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    Enjoy this energising supper for a post-exercise pick-me-up. It supplies iron, vitamin C and fibre, plus an impressive five of your 5-a-day

  • Four beef burgers on a plate

    Beef burgers – learn to make

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.67 ratings

    Learn how to make succulent beef burgers with just four ingredients. An easy recipe for perfect homemade patties

  • Barbecued bavette steak & tomato salad served on a plate

    Barbecued bavette steak & tomato salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Barbecue bavette steak and drape over Tom's simple tomato, red onion and feta salad. It makes a lovely lunch or light supper in summertime

  • A shredded beef chilli taco bowl served on a yellow plate

    Shredded beef chilli taco bowls

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.10 ratings

    Serve these crunchy taco bowls with a choice of toppings for a flavour-packed crowd-pleaser. You won't need plates – just lots of napkins

  • A collection of beef & chorizo empanadas

    Beef & chorizo empanadas

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Think of these beef and chorizo empanadas as a kind of South American pasty. They can be baked or fried and are tasty served with guacamole and sour cream


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