Frozen Ground Meat

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS MAKES: 2 1/2 CUPS PREP: 15 MINS FREEZE: UP TO 1 MONTH STAND: THAW OVERNIGHT       Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray (optional) 1 pound lean ground beef, pork, or turkey 1 teaspoon dried parsley (optional) 1/2 teaspoon onion powder (optional) 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder (optional) Directions Heat a large skillet over… Read More

Make-Ahead Meat Loaf Muffins

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 2 MUFFINS MAKES: 12 MUFFINS PREP: 40 MINS BAKE: 35 MINS 350°F FREEZE: UP TO 1 MONTH       Ingredients 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/4 cup seasoned fine dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms 1/4 cup shredded carrot 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 2 tablespoons ketchup… Read More

Indian Beef Patties with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 PATTY, 1 PITA SALAD POCKET/FLATBREAD, AND 3 TABLESPOONS SAUCE EACH PREP: 20 MINS GRILL: 14 MINS         Ingredients 1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt 1/3 cup chopped, seeded cucumber 1/2 cup finely chopped onion (1 medium) 1/4 cup finely chopped, seeded fresh jalapeno chile pepper* 2 tablespoons… Read More

Grilled Chili Burgers

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 20 MINS GRILL: 10 MINS         Ingredients 1 recipe Chimichurri Topping (see recipe below) 1 pound 95% or higher lean ground beef 8 ounces ground pork 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon salt 3 whole wheat pita bread rounds, quartered… Read More

Quick Chili-Pasta Skillet

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 15 MINS COOK: 20 MINS STAND: 2 MINS         Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 15 ounce can red kidney, black, or red beans, rinsed and drained 1 14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce 1/2 cup… Read More

Spicy Soy-Marinated Flank Steak

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 3/4 CUP PREP: 25 MINS MARINATE: 2 HRS TO 4 HRS GRILL: 17 MINS       Ingredients 1 1 1/4 pound beef flank steak, trimmed 1 recipe Spicy Soy Marinade 1 3 ounce package ramen noodles (any flavor) 1 cup thin bite-size strips carrots 1 cup lengthwise-sliced sugar snap… Read More

Mondo Short Rib Sandwiches

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS HANDS ON: 30 MINS TOTAL TIME: 3 HRS         Ingredients 1 tablespoon chopped dried tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed 3 pounds beef short ribs with bone (about 6) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1… Read More

Cabbage & Beef Rolls

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 3 ROLLS MAKES: 12 ROLLS HANDS ON: 25 MINS TOTAL TIME: 40 MINS       Ingredients 1 pound trimmed, boneless beef sirloin 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 medium head red cabbage, shredded (1 1/2 cups) 1 bunch green onions, trimmed 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds 1 tablespoon… Read More

Pressure Cooker Chili Mac and Cheese

MAKES: 9 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 CUP MAKES: 9 CUPS PREP: 15 MINS BRING TO PRESSURE: 14 MINS RELEASE PRESSURE: 15 MINS       Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 16 ounce pkg. dried penne pasta 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 cups water 1 15 ounce jar… Read More

Make-It-Mine Seasonal Kabobs

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 2 KABOBS EACH MAKES: 8 KABOBS PREP: 30 MINS MARINATE: 30 MINS       Ingredients Dressing Protein Vegetables Sauce Directions Preheat broiler. Line two 15×10-inch baking pans with foil. In a small bowl combine Dressing ingredients. Place Protein in a resealable plastic bag. Pour half of the dressing over… Read More

Braised Short Ribs with Orange Gremolata

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 4 OUNCES RIBS AND 1/2 CUP SAUCE PREP: 30 MINS BAKE: 2 HRS 350°F COOK: 20 MINS       Ingredients 3 pounds bone-in beef short ribs 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 cups finely chopped carrot (3 medium) 1 tablespoon… Read More


MAKES: 4 SERVINGS PREP: 10 MINS GRILL: 14 MINS         Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef Salt and black pepper 4 hamburger buns, split Cheese slices, lettuce leaves, tomato slices, onion slices, and/or pickle slices (optional) Directions Lightly shape ground beef into four 3/4-inch-thick patties. For a charcoal grill, grill burgers… Read More

Beef Tenderloin with Maytag Blue Cheese-Buttermilk Dressing

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS ROAST: 35 MINS 425°F STAND: 20 MINS         Ingredients 3 pounds beef tenderloin roast Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons peanut or olive oil 2 tablespoons snipped fresh chives Crumbled Maytag blue cheese For Dressing: 2 tablespoons refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed 2 tablespoons red wine… Read More