This hearty pasta favourite, includes about 10 tender large meatballs with the sauce. Poaching the meatballs right in the sauce simplifies cooking and clean-up and ensures there is a good meaty and cheesy flavour throughout the sauce.
What could be more delicious than a good basic beef stew. When you make it in the slow cooker - dinner is ready when you are. Stews always taste better the next day, so any leftovers will make a perfect lunch.
This recipe for Singapore Noodles with Beef & Chick Peas gets its inspiration from an Indonesian fried-rice dish, Nasi Goreng. Its bold flavours more than compensate for lower fat and sodium content – there’s certainly no compromise in taste!
The recipe for this tender, slow cooked Rosemary Beef Pot Roast comes with its own side-dish of braised vegetables.
Take it slow
When you're really tight on time, the slow cooker is the solution for entertaining. Assemble dinner and set it to simmer in the morning - complete all other tasks while it cooks without you.
Makes 8 servings
Classic Beef Pot Roast makes a delicious meal that is ready when you are when made in the slow cooker. If you don't own a slow cooker, cook the pot roast and vegetables in a heavy Dutch oven pot at 325°F (160°C) in the oven for about 3 hours or until fork-tender.
There are oodles of noodles and veggies in this heart-healthy one-dish dinner. If sodium content is a concern, you can use Lea & Perrins or sodium-reduced soy sauce instead of regular soy sauce.
Serve warm Korean Beef spooned into individual Bibb lettuce leaves. Top with a squeeze of lime juice and toppings such as diced sweet red pepper, shredded carrot, cucumber, torn cilantro or mint leaves.
The word “tagine” refers both to the earthenware dish with a cone-shaped lid AND the stew that is made within it. You don’t need this dish to make the stew – a heavy-bottomed pot with a good lid will do the trick, producing an aromatic beef stew with a contrast of sweet and savoury flavours within it.
Chef Anna Olson: “I discovered Kare Kare on my very first trip to the Philippines. I loved the intense aroma and the richness of the sauce, and it inspired me to prepare it at home. If I’m looking for a more casual way to serve it, especially if I’ve made the dish the day before, I serve my Kare Kare beef as a burrito. Since this isn’t readily available here in Canada, I use paprika – it adds a nice colour and is very tasty without being spicy.”
This dish has a lovely fresh flavour from the mango and fresh tomatoes. Slightly exotic but made from basic ingredients. It is best to cut the short ribs into ¾ inch cubes when making as a starter course, but if making for the main, it is kind of nice to leave the short ribs in the big chunks as they come.
Classic Beef Morcon is a special dish served in the Philippines during the holidays. The traditional dish is made using hot dogs, pickles, carrots and hard-boiled egg slices, rolled in thinly sliced beef.
Inspired by a recipe developed by Mexican chef, Federico López, this recipe has been simplified for cooking at home. The radishes can be prepared ahead and make a nice condiment for salads or other beef meals.
Globally inspired, this warm dinner-sandwich, reminiscent of Vietnamese Banh Mi, has been adapted from a recipe developed by Mexican Chef Josefina Santacruz. For convenience, make Pickled Veggies ahead using bagged prepared match-stick carrots or broccoli slaw. Marinating the short ribs is important to maximize flavour.
Make this hearty stew with Stewing Beef such as Stewing Beef Cubes or Shank or cubes that are cut from Short Ribs or Simmering Steaks such as: Cross Rib, Blade or Brisket.
The slow-cooker is great to use all year-round. Use it in summer to help keep your kitchen cool and ensure that you are out of the kitchen enjoying summer-fun! If you find Ancho chili paste in the grocery store, you can substitute it for the canned chipotle peppers.
This recipe is a perennial favourite for St. Patrick's day. Use a large slow cooker (20 to 24 cup or 5 to 6 L) for this recipe. If you have a smaller one, cut the corned beef brisket to fit. The cabbage is cooked separately after meat is finished so it won't impart its strong flavour to the other vegetables. Serve with your favourite mustard.
This mildly spiced curry is easy to pull together and takes advantage of less premium cuts of beef. This recipe came to us from Chef Clinton during his visit from China to our Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence.