Comforting Beef Recipes We Love

October 19, 2011

The flavor combinations are out of this world in these stellar beef recipes.

Thai Beef SaladChipotle Brisket with Sweet PotatoesWinter Vegetable Beef SoupBeef and Cheese Tamale PieBeef and Red Pepper Pesto SaladCheeburger, CheeburgerItalian Pot RoastDr. Pepper Beef TostadasItalian Beef and Bread Salad
Whether you're in the mood for brisket or a salad, one of these recipes will fulfill all of your beef cravings.
The usual Thai-food suspects (lime juice, fish sauce and brown sugar) show up in the dressing of this stellar main-dish salad. Lean beef adds heft while peanuts, fresh mint and greens add crunch.

Recipe: Thai Beef Salad
Smoky chipotles put a spicy spin on slow-cooked brisket while sweet potatoes soak up the flavors as the meat cooks.

Recipe: Chipotle Brisket with Sweet Potatoes
Here's a time-saving step for this old-fashioned favorite: Cook the chuck roast, onions and half the water for 15 to 20 minutes in a pressure cooker first. It will tenderize the meat, save on cooking time and produce an inordinately flavorful broth.

Recipe: Vegetable Beef Soup
Underneath a layer of two kinds of melty cheeses lies a heavenly meld of spicy beef and tamale-esque cornmeal batter. Definitely not a meal for the faint of heart, but ideal for comfort cravers.

Recipe: Tamale Pie
An ingenious pesto of oven-roasted red peppers, walnuts and olive oil adds a ton of flavor to this main-dish salad without an overload of calories and fat.

Recipe: Beef and Red Pepper Pesto Salad
Herby Boursin cheese and melty mozzarella plus a drizzle of balsamic vinegar make an ordinary burger something special.

Recipe: Two-Cheese Burgers
Serve this rich pot roast with thick cheesy polenta to soak up all the juices and add an extra layer of flavor.

Recipe: Italian Pot Roast
Doctor, doctor, give us the news: We've got a bad case of loving these flank steak tostadas. The secret ingredient? A bottle of Dr. Pepper.

Recipe: Dr. Pepper Beef Tostadas
A toss of chewy toasted bread, salty Greek olives, peppers and flank steak comes together in 20 minutes flat in this satisfying salad.

Recipe: Italian Beef and Bread Salad
Whether you're in the mood for brisket or a salad, one of these recipes will fulfill all of your beef cravings.The usual Thai-food suspects (lime juice, fish sauce and brown sugar) show up in the dressing of this stellar main-dish salad. Lean beef adds heft while peanuts, fresh mint and greens add crunch.


Recipe:
 Thai Beef SaladSmoky chipotles put a spicy spin on slow-cooked brisket while sweet potatoes soak up the flavors as the meat cooks.


Recipe:
 Chipotle Brisket with Sweet PotatoesHere's a time-saving step for this old-fashioned favorite: Cook the chuck roast, onions and half the water for 15 to 20 minutes in a pressure cooker first. It will tenderize the meat, save on cooking time and produce an inordinately flavorful broth.


Recipe:
 Vegetable Beef SoupUnderneath a layer of two kinds of melty cheeses lies a heavenly meld of spicy beef and tamale-esque cornmeal batter. Definitely not a meal for the faint of heart, but ideal for comfort cravers.


Recipe:
 Tamale PieAn ingenious pesto of oven-roasted red peppers, walnuts and olive oil adds a ton of flavor to this main-dish salad without an overload of calories and fat.


Recipe:
 Beef and Red Pepper Pesto SaladHerby Boursin cheese and melty mozzarella plus a drizzle of balsamic vinegar make an ordinary burger something special.


Recipe:
 Two-Cheese BurgersServe this rich pot roast with thick cheesy polenta to soak up all the juices and add an extra layer of flavor.


Recipe:
 Italian Pot RoastDoctor, doctor, give us the news: We've got a bad case of loving these flank steak tostadas. The secret ingredient? A bottle of Dr. Pepper.


Recipe:
 Dr. Pepper Beef TostadasA toss of chewy toasted bread, salty Greek olives, peppers and flank steak comes together in 20 minutes flat in this satisfying salad. 


Recipe:
 Italian Beef and Bread Salad
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa BlackburnMark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa BlackburnMark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa BlackburnMark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa BlackburnMark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa BlackburnMark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa BlackburnMark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa BlackburnMark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa BlackburnMark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 201 other followers