10 Well-Balanced Recipes with Beef for the New Year
December 16, 2021
It’s officially the new year and many of us have made new year’s resolutions to eat more nutritious foods and meet our fitness goals. We’re here to tell you that you can still stick to your health goals while including your favorite foods – like beef. Beef is not only delicious, but can also help support a healthy lifestyle. Not only does beef have great taste, it also contains 10 essential nutrients such as Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and 25 grams of protein in just one 3 ounce serving. We’ve got the perfect well-balanced meals for you with beef that are super tasty and will help you start the new year off right.
Beef San Choy Bao (Chinese Lettuce Cups)
These Chinese-inspired lettuce cups with ground beef make a balanced weeknight meal. Combine lean ground beef in a skillet with vegetables, Chinese sauces, and get dinner on the table in just 25 minutes. As a nutritional bonus, this recipe packs in Protein, Dietary Fiber, and B Vitamins.
Grilled Beef Kefta Kebab
Fire up the grill for this Middle Eastern-inspired Beef Kefta. Made with aromatic spices, this recipe is full of flavor and nutrients! Add these mouthwatering kebabs to a salad with greens, feta, cherry tomatoes, and your favorite dressing for the perfect balanced meal. Making a satisfying and yummy Beef Kefta at home has never been easier.
Air Fryer Ginger Sesame Beef with Green Beans
Got an air fryer during the holidays? You’ll want to bookmark this perfectly marinated ginger sesame beef recipe. Just one serving of this flavorful beef recipe packs in 36 grams of protein! Pair this ginger sesame beef and crunchy green beans with brown rice for the perfect balanced meal.
Lazy Day Beef & Vegetable Soup
Having a lazy day? Make this easy and comforting beef soup that uses ingredients that you probably already have on hand. As an added bonus, you can beef up your zinc levels to support a healthy immune system with this smart-but-satisfying soup of Stew Meat, chickpeas, pasta, and frozen mixed vegetables. This soothing beef & vegetable soup is the ultimate winter comfort food.
Harvest Steak Salad
Enjoy the flavors of fall and winter with this savory steak salad. Mouthwatering Flank Steak is served with roasted beets, Brussels sprouts, quinoa, pomegranate seeds, pear, goat cheese and topped with a flavor-packed stone ground mustard dressing with apple cider vinegar. This protein-packed salad is full of flavor and Registered Dietitian-approved.
Air Fryer Za’atar Beef Bites with Tahini Sauce
Make these air fryer beef bites tonight! Mouthwatering Top Sirloin is deliciously seasoned in Za’atar, a Middle Eastern seasoning, and drizzled with a creamy tahini sauce. Serve these flavorful beef bites with a fresh cucumber and tomato salad.
Mediterranean Steak and Quinoa Bowl
Adding balanced meals with beef to your routine doesn’t have to be complicated. Enter the Mediterranean Steak Quinoa Bowl. This recipe is satisfying, wholesome, and full of bold Greek and Mediterranean-inspired flavors. A protein and veggie-packed bowl meal is also more exciting than a sad salad.
Steak and Eggs Skillet with Chimichurri and Sweet Potatoes
Brunch, lunch or dinner, this Steak & Egg Chimichurri Skillet is sure to please! With delicious steak served alongside sweet potatoes, eggs, and a savory chimichurri – this nutritious meal is anything but boring. As an added bonus, this recipe is Registered Dietitian-approved!
Cumin-Dusted Steak Sheet Pan Dinner
Eating a well-balanced meal is easy with this sheet pan meal. Flat Iron or Top Sirloin Steak is prepared in the oven with cumin-dusted sweet potatoes and green beans for a nutritious meal any day for the week. Just one serving of this recipe is full of protein, iron, and dietary fiber.
Thai Beef Salad
Looking to stay on track with your health and fitness goals this year? This balanced Thai Beef Salad will make it easy. Grill Inside Skirt Steak with a flavorful Thai dressing and add to your greens and cherry tomatoes for a filling and Protein-rich meal.