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  • Beef and Veggie Summer Pasta

      Beef and Veggie Su mmer Pasta 16 oz. pasta, any shape 1 lb. lean ground beef 1/3 cup olive oil, divided 1 lb. asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1” pieces 1/2 lb. yellow squash, chopped 1/2 lb. zucchini, chopped 1/2 white or yellow onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves 3-4 fresh thyme sprigs, leaves removed 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 3/4 cup beef stock 1/3 cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated Fresh basil leaves, torn Salt and Pepper, to taste   Cook pasta […]

  • Beef Taco Rollups

    1 lb. lean ground beef  1 cup white onion, diced 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/2 tablespoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans (or any beans, drained, rinsed) 2 cups Mexican blend or cheddar cheese, shredded 10-12 small or medium flour tortillas Salt and Pepper, to taste Suggested Toppings: Lettuce Salsa Cheese Chopped Tomatoes Chopped green onions Chopped cilantro Sour […]

  • Beef BLT Sliders

    1 lb. ground beef 1 large egg 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons dried ranch seasoning 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce 12 dinner rolls, split 12 small slices cheddar cheese (size of the roll) 12 slices bacon, cooked, cut in half 1/2 cup iceberg lettuce, shredded 3 Roma tomatoes, cut into 12 slices Decorative toothpicks Salt and Pepper, to taste   Turn oven onto broil.   In a large […]

  • Greek-Seasoned T-Bone Steaks with Cucumber and Tomato Salad

    2 beef T-Bone or Porterhouse Steaks, cut 1 inch thick (about 1 pound each) 1 medium lemon 1 tablespoon Greek seasoning 1 medium cucumber, cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into thin slices (about 2 cups) 2 cups halved grape tomatoes 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese Salt and pepper   Grate peel and squeeze 1 tablespoon juice from lemon. Combine Greek seasoning and lemon peel. Reserve 2 teaspoons mixture for salad. Press remaining mixture evenly onto beef steaks.   Place […]

  • Beef and Orzo Stuffed Peppers

    1/3 cup orzo pasta 4 bell peppers, any color 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 lb. ground beef 1/2 small onion, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, leaves removed from stem 1 teaspoon dried basil 3 garlic cloves, diced 2 cups baby spinach, roughly chopped 1/3 cup fresh parmesan cheese, shredded Salt and Pepper, to taste   Heat oven to 425°F.   Prepare orzo as directed on package.   For the pepper, cut in half leaving stem (cut through the stem). Remove […]

  • Beef Fajita Salad with Salsa Verde

    1 beef Flank Steak (1-1/2 to 2 pounds) 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa verde, divided 2 medium Poblano peppers 1 large onion, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices 1 red bell pepper, seeded, cut into quarters 8 cups chopped romaine or iceberg lettuce 1 cup 1/4-inch thick cut jicama strips 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves Garnish: 1 lime, cut into wedges Press black pepper evenly onto beef steak.  Place steak and 3/4 cup salsa verde […]

  • Beef Tamale Muffins

    2 (8.5 oz.) boxes Jiffy corn muffin mix 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 cup sour cream 1 cup corn kernels 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 lb. ground beef 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 small white onion, chopped 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 cup Mexican blend cheese or cheddar cheese, shredded 1/3 cup green or red enchilada sauce 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped Salt and Pepper, to taste   Preheat oven to 400°.   In […]

  • Homemade “Big Macs”

    “Secret Sauce” 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoons French dressing 1 teaspoon ketchup 1 teaspoon sweet relish 2 teaspoons dill pickle relish 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon white onion, minced 1 teaspoon white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Salt, to taste In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients together with salt, to taste. For best flavor, cover and refrigerate for at least 1-2 hours. “Big Macs” 1 lb. ground beef 4 sesame seed buns, split 4 sesame seed bun bottoms 4 […]

  • Greek Beef Skillet

    Greek Beef Skillet 1 1/2 lbs. ground beef 1 small white onion, chopped 1 small green pepper, seeded, chopped 2 cloves garlic, diced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1/2 cup beef stock 1/4 cup green, black or kalamata olives, sliced 2 cups loosely packed spinach 4 oz. feta cheese, crumbled Salt and Pepper, to taste In a large skillet or Dutch oven up to medium-high heat, cook beef, onion and pepper with salt […]

  • Steak and Tomato Salad

    3 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons molasses 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 lb. flank steak 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 4 cups lettuce, any kind 2 large tomatoes or 4 Roma tomatoes, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1 garlic clove, grated 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/3 cup olive oil Salt and Pepper, to taste […]

  • Beef Shish Kabob

    1 lb. top sirloin steak, cut into 1-2” cubes 1 lime, zest and juice 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil 2 garlic cloves, chopped or 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons white or brown sugar 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 large cucumber, chopped 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil 3 cups white of brown rice, cooked 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 3 green onions, chopped 2 tablespoons sesame seeds Salt and Pepper, to taste […]

  • Beef and Cream Cheese Bagelwich

    12 ounces cooked beef (such as steak, roast, pot roast or deli roast beef), thinly sliced 4 thin-style flavored bagels or regular bagels, split 1/3 cup reduced-fat cream cheese 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 8 thin slices tomato 4 thin slices red onion, separated into rings Nonpareil capers (optional) Spread cream cheese evenly on cut sides of each bagel half. Evenly sprinkle capers over cream cheese. Evenly top with tomato slices and onion rings; top with beef. Garnish with additional capers, if […]