Cooking Method: Buffet
What could be classier – or easier – than serving classic Beef Bourguignon when you host your next soirée? Serve this recipe with mashed potatoes, egg noodles or rice.
This simple chili is made easy with just what you have on hand. Make ahead for best flavour and serve straight from the pot or keep warm in a slow cooker as part of a buffet spread.
For a twist on how to serve chili, try this baked enchilada recipe that starts off with a fabulous Beef and Black Bean Chili, made from pantry basics.
This SUPER simple chili can be served as is or tuck into tortillas, top with shredded Cheddar and bake as a Easy Enchiladas. See BRIGHT IDEAS for complete instructions.
Enjoy this new style Shepherd's Pie -- a flavorful ground beef filling topped with a vitamin rich mashed sweet potato topping. YUM!
Dinner’s ready and waiting in the refrigerator with this Make-Ahead Mexican Lasagna recipe. Since tortillas take the place of noodles this is easier to make than traditional lasagna. Quick nutrition tip: Make with whole wheat tortillas, extra lean beef and lower-fat dairy products.
The mushrooms in this Shepherd's Pie recipe add a depth of flavour to this classic beef dish. If your children are squeamish about mushrooms you can finely chop them and they’ll never know they’re there. You can sneak in some carrots too, if you finely grate them first.
With oven-ready noodles and Big Batch Beef, this recipe pulls together in a snap! If you want to skip making the Big Batch Beef, use 1 lb (500 g) fresh ground beef, browned with 1 EACH onion and clove garlic, minced.
This recipe is a snap to make with Big Batch Beef! To make with fresh ground beef instead of Big Batch, brown 1 lb (500 g) Lean Ground Beef in the Dutch oven pot before adding the stewed tomatoes.
This recipe for Corn and Black Bean Beef Chili is a snap to pull together with simple pantry ingredients. Use it to fill tortillas and bake as a casserole (see Chili Enchiladas recipe below) or just serve from the pot with wedges of baked tortilla. If you prefer a fiery version, add a teaspoon or so chopped canned chipotle peppers.
Serve this versatile beef stew recipe in edible bowls made of hollowed-out large crusty rolls, or bake it under a puff pastry crust for a quick and easy pot pie.
Satisfying casseroles like this recipe for Stuffed Beef Cabbage Rolls are always a welcome choice when planning make-ahead meals for the freezer.
This crowd pleasing dinner-in-one casserole recipe is perfect when you have many at the table — a snap to make, easy to serve and faster to cook than a frozen lasagna. PLUS – you get all four food groups in this one dish, so good nutrition just takes care of itself. Lean Ground Round delivers BIG BEEF flavour as well as 14 essential nutrients including all five B-complex vitamins.
Not your typical Mac’ n’ Beef or Shipwreck Casserole, this recipe for Mediterranean Beef & Pasta Bake makes hearty and healthy go hand-in-hand. If pressed for time, skip the baking and use as a stove-top dish.
This recipe is like a cross between traditional cabbage rolls and lasagna -- but much faster and easier to make than either! This wholesome casserole contains 3 out of the 4 food groups as recommended by Canada's Food Guide and is high in protein, low in fat and 100% gluten-free.
Serve Koftas as a main course or make smaller to serve as appetizers. Good made with smoked paprika too. Can be shaped into meatballs or sliders if you like. Serve with warmed pita and a dipping sauce such as yogourt with chopped mint and a bit of ground cumin stirred in.
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.
Folks just can’t seem to get enough of this slow-cooker party classic recipe with its tangy sweet-and-sour sauce and tender beef meatballs.
The grated carrot in this recipe keeps these lean beef meatballs juicy and gets kids to eat vegetables without them even knowing it.
APPETIZER BITES: Serve one or 2 meatballs on toothpicks in a cocktail glass with the slaw or on bread and butter plates as a tapas-style course; serve with plum sauce on the side. NOTE: Make the slaw recipe ahead to allow time for flavours to blend. Kids love these brochette-style Beef Bites. You can also make the Beef Bites recipe into burgers and serve with the slaw as a topper.