No more 'woe is me' dinner dilemma -- with Big Batch Beef in the freezer, it's so easy to get a good-for-you super speedy weeknight meal! For singles in the kitchen, just divide ingredients by 4: 1/2 cup Big Batch Beef, 1/4 can of the pizza sauce, 1/3 cup frozen veggies, 1/2 tsp Worcestershire and a tablespoon of water. As a pantry staple, make up some Big Batch Beef for the first year college student in your life so you're sure they start off eating right.
Scratch Big Batch Beef is not only a speedy supper solution, it’s a nutrition bonus too – stir in a scoop as an easy way to enrich soups, spaghetti sauces and more. Add in some diced sweet pepper or grated carrot along with the onions and garlic as an easy way to sneak in more veggie content.
Cook up and stash a batch of Big Batch Beef in the freezer for lots of speedy So Simple scratch-dinners.
Cook large batches of this chili recipe and freeze in family-sized portions for use within 2 or 3 months. For a quick meal, defrost and reheat on the stove or in the microwave for a hearty beef chili in minutes.
With Big Batch Beef in the freezer, made-from-scratch meat sauce has never been so quick to make!
What could be more satisfying than a big bowl of hearty stew? One Traditional Braised Beef Stew recipe makes a big batch so there is plenty for company or you can tuck some in the freezer for later.
Satisfying casseroles like this recipe for Stuffed Beef Cabbage Rolls are always a welcome choice when planning make-ahead meals for the freezer.
To serve this recipe as elegant hors d'oeuvres, skewer each meatball with picks made from cleaned stalks of lemon grass. Serve on a platter with purchased Thai chili or sweet and sour sauce in a small bowl for dipping. Make Ahead Tip: Cooked meatballs can be frozen for up to 3 months and reheated in microwave to serve.
Reminiscent of Jamaican patties or Spanish empanadas, these hand-held pies are the perfect after-school snack, lunch or light dinner.
Serve as a tapas course or make larger-sized versions for a main course. You can skip the pastry in this recipe and enjoy this Spanish-style ground beef as a filling in taco shells or as a topping for baked potatoes or rice.
For a speedy second meal from this recipe, double the batch of the cooked ground beef mixture and freeze in sealed container for up to 3 months. To prepare the meal from the frozen cooked ground beef mixture, just thaw and cook with the green beans and red pepper as outlined below.
Bring kids to the table with this recipe for Beef Cheeseburger Mini Meat Loaves. Kids love the fast food flavours. You love that they’re getting the goodness of lean Canadian beef. These cook much faster than regular meat loaf, bringing new meaning to the term fast food.
Here's how to get a simple kid's meal and a more adventurous parent-meal from one basic recipe. Make up a flavourful ground beef base mixture and then split the batch in two — use one half for kid-friendly Mini Beef Burgers and the other half to make Warm Greek Sandwiches. While the beef burgers cook, the sandwiches are quickly pulled together.
By adding diced mushrooms to the meat, these burgers stay juicy even when made with Extra Lean Ground Beef. Dress burgers with low-fat toppings such as shredded lettuce and sliced tomatoes to keep them lean and wholesome.
After stocking these yummy Make-Ahead Homemade beef burgers in the freezer, you may never go back to thin, pre-made frozen patties. This beef burger recipe works well for meatballs too!