Top 10 Beef Recipes – Melissa d’Arabian

When it comes to beef, cost-conscious cooks know that ground beef can be a go-to meat because it’s so versatile and family-friendly. You can save a huge amount of time by partially prepping the meat before putting into the freezer, making cooking day a much easier affair. For example, I like to partially prep and roll-out meatballs, throw them in the freezer, so then when I need an easy-to-make dinner to put on the table, I can just select which flavor profile I’m in the mood for! Out of my Top 10 Beef Recipes, based on ratings from, almost half call for ground beef! When it comes to bigger cuts of meat, like steak or pot roast, you can serve it to your family without breaking the bank by shopping smart, cooking it right, and plating it in a clever way! Enjoy!

Bonus: Here’s a blog post I wrote for Food Network’s FN Dish blog about buying a five-pound value pack of ground beef and partially prepping it into six meals in under 30 minutes.

1. North African Meatballs
2. Pot Roast Carbonnade
3. Shepherd’s Pie
4. French Cut Steak
5. Corned Beef and Cabbage
6. Game Day Chili
7. Three Cheese Steak Sandwiches
8. Perfect Summer Basil Burger
9. Sliced Sirloin Steak
10. Beef and Bechamel Lasagna

Get these recipes and more on my Beef & Pork Recipes Pinterest board.