Canadian Beef

Steakhouse Skewers with Kale CaesarTorn kale leaves are marinated in a creamy homemade dressing to tenderize the leaves and impart a intense garlicky-lemon flavour. It is the perfect rendition of the fan-favourite salad to serve with hearty and robust steak skewers. Lots of veggies make it easy to eat plant-based with a powerful protein like beef.
Chili Lime Steak with Cilantro Rice and Watermelon SaladPeppery arugula and juicy watermelon salad add a pop of fresh to steak and whole grain rice dinner. A modest serving of beef provides 90% DV of your vitamin D daily needs. Absorption of the non-heme iron from the rice and arugula is enhanced by 150% by including meat in the meal.
Balsamic Steak and Grilled Peach Salad with Quinoa & BurrataFlank steak marinated in a honey/balsamic blend creates a delicious sweet-savoury flavour to compliment the hearty summer salad. Switch mango for peaches in off season. Creamy burrata cheese adds a touch of dairy calcium to the protein portion of the plate. A 75 g serving of beef provides 70% of your daily needs for the zinc you need to boost your immune system.
Grilled Steak and Potato SaladMeat and potatoes are a spectacular combination on the same plate; now jam them together in a bowl, for a super-delicious salad, and dinner is served.
Mini Inside-Out CheeseburgersThese yummy mini burgers, are just the right bite for our pint-sized burger fans or serve them up as sliders for appetizers.
Beef RubsA simple rub is all you need to season Beef Oven Roasts, Rotisserie Roasts or Beef Grilling Steaks. Try some of these recipe suggestions.
International Burgers with Team KoeThis past May, Team Koe came to the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence for a "Burger Challenge".  Each team member learned some new tips and tricks for making a delicious beef patty.  Each team member was given a burger name and challenged to develop a new burger creation based on the name.  The guys were pretty creative. Try one or try them all.
Balsamic and Red Wine Glazed Beef BruschettaHere’s a winter take on a summer favourite. Serve the beef alongside the toasted baguette slices and have guests assemble OR spoon beef mixture into ready-made croustades for an easy one-bite appetizer. Make speedy Wilted Spinach as an option to serve as a baguette topping under the beef if you like.
So-Trendy Sirloin SlidersThese lean mini burgers are oven-baked for maximum juiciness and easy cooking . To make regular size burgers, form meat mixture into six 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties and grill over medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes per side.
Campfire Coffee RubThis rub works great with thick, tender and juicy steak cuts from the top sirloin, rib or strip loin.  The resulting sweet, savoury and charred flavours bring out the best in your beef and work beautifully with bold red wines and dark craft beers like black lagers, porters and stouts - a perfect pairing to summer evenings at home with family and friends.
Beef Skewers with Roasted Tomato and Pomegranate Sauce and DukkahA charred tomato and pomegranate barbecue sauce is the perfect combination of sweet and slightly spicy and slightly smoky. It is brushed over the cooked beef skewers to serve and sprinkle with Dukkah to garnish. Dukkah is an Egyptian condiment consisting of a mixture of herbs, nuts and spices. Use any leftover sauce to serve with lots of other dishes: scrambled eggs, a cheese tray or even grilled cheese sandwiches. Use leftover dukkah to garnish any appetizer plate or sprinkle over yogurt, cottage cheese or a salad of mixed greens. Look for pomegranate molasses in the international section of your local grocery store.
Barbecoa-style BurgersThis burger recipe was inspired by a team of Mexican chefs that were hosted at the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence. We recommend using Medium Ground Beef for best flavour. If using Lean or Extra Lean, add in a tablespoon or so of butter, cream or minced bacon to enhance flavour. Sauté the onion and garlic to incorporate into the patty better than if added uncooked.  If you can find Ancho Sauce in the grocery store, that can substitute for the chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.
Szechwan BeefWant a secret recipe for healthy eating? Pick ingredients that pack in a nutrient punch like the powerful protein you get with beef. Compared to an equal serving of chicken breast, lean beef packs in over twice the iron, six times more B12 and over 7 times more zinc.
Carne Asada Tri-Tip with SalsaUnderstood literally as grilled beef, Carne Asada is practically a Mexican staple. This rendition is simple, with a bold sauce and a fresh corn salsa to accessorize. Find dried ancho chili powder in the spice section of major grocers.
Carne AsadaBuy the Inside Skirt Marinating Steak (not the Outside version) for the most tender option and ask that the silverskin membrane be trimmed off. If you can't find Skirt Steak a Flank Steak is a good substitute. Serve Skirt Steak sliced thinly with Fresh Tomato Salsa tucked into warmed tortillas or with a side of steamed rice and chili-spiced kidney or pinto beans.
Grilled Beef Burritos with Monterey JackKids will love to make their own dinner, working their way through the "burrito assembly line! ”You'll love the fact that each burrito has all 4 of Canada Food Guide food groups represented!
Miso Beef and Romaine LettuceA de-lightful dinner doesn’t have to be difficult! Rub a steak with miso in the morning and make the simple salad to pair with it that night.

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