Looking For New Ways to Cook Beef? Try 1 of These Healthy Meal-Prep Recipes
If you enjoy eating steak or ground beef on occasion, you'll love these healthy, meal prep-friendly recipes. While you shouldn't eat red meat frequently (doing so has been linked with heart disease), treating yourself to it no more than once or twice a week can help deliver extra nutrients like iron, vitamin B12, and of course, protein. Plus, beef is so versatile — you'll find everything from skewers and meatballs to salads and stews in this roundup, making it that much harder to fall into a meal-prep rut. In fact, there are enough recipes here to try a new one every week for months. Get cooking!
Beef and Broccoli
Beef sirloin, broccoli, sesame, green onions, and fresh cilantro fuse together for a dinner that's sure to become a family favorite.
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Satay Beef Bowls
Craving Thai food? Swap takeout for this beef marinated in a creamy peanut sauce and served with green beans and cauliflower rice.
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Instant Pot Chili
This recipe is so simple, and because chili reheats easily, it's perfect for meal prep.
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Loaded Beef Taco Salad
Meatball Burrito Bowls
If you thought meatballs couldn't get any more delicious, try serving them with a refreshing pico de gallo, cauliflower rice, cheese, and sour cream.
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Persian Beef Stew
This elevated stew is well seasoned with spices like cinnamon, saffron, and turmeric. Plus, the snap peas deliver extra, filling fiber.
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Greek Meatballs and Lemon Dill Rice
The recipe calls for 90 percent lean ground beef, so instead of feeling heavy, these meatballs are light, tangy, and still so filling.
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BBQ Meatloaf Meal Prep Bowls
The complex carbs in the sweet potatoes will help keep you full all afternoon. Just be choosy with the barbecue sauce, avoiding added sugars when possible.
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When all you really want after a long day is a cheesy pasta dish, you'll be grateful you prepped this healthier classic.
Get the recipe: eggplant lasagna