Beef recipes

Recipes that use beef as the main ingredient

Original Beef Tamales recipe 

Mexican tamales are packets of corn dough filled with a savory or sweet filling, typically wrapped in softened corn husks or banana leaves. Tamales are typically filled with beef, pork, chicken, chili or beans.
Tags: beef, chili sauce, masa flour, lard, corn husks 

Carne Asada Tacos recipe 

A simple beef taco found everywhere in Mexico. Corn tortillas are filled with fried beef, topped with onion and coriander. This dish is a fast and easy to make appetizer.
Tags: flank or skirt steak, corn tortillas, onion, coriander 

Mexican style marinated beef (Carne Asada) recipe 

Mexican style beef steak, marinated in olive oil, garlic, lime and oregano, then broiled to perfection. The marinating process results in a tender, juicy beef steak  that can make a delicious main dish when served on warm tortillas together with Mexican condiments such as salsa, guacamole and fried rice.
Tags: beef steak, lime juice, oregano, garlic, olive oil 
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Carne Asada (Marinated beef) recipe 

Carne Asada is a typical Mexican grilled marinated beef dish, served in tortillas with salsa and guacamole. The marinading process is used to tenderize the meat. Carne aside can be served with baked potatoes and refried beans for a complete main dish.
Tags: flank steak, flour tortillas, tequila, lime juice, garlic 

Shredded Beef recipe 

Simple, easy to prepare shredded beef recipe, great for a variety of Mexican dishes such as tacos, burritos or enchiladas. Beef roast seasoned and sealed, then cooked in beef stock until tender. The beef is shredded and cooked again in its liquid for 30 minutes more.
Tags: roast beef, onion, garlic, green chiles, lime juice 

Clarified butter (ghee) recipe 

Clarified butter, also called ghee,  is regular, unsalted butter, processed to remove the milk solids and water. It is therefore pure butter, and can be used for cooking at higher temperatures than regular butter. Clarified butter is often used in the Indian cuisine but is commonly used in many different types of recipes.
Tags: unsalted butter 

Spaghetti bolognese sauce recipe 

Bolognese (or bolognaise) sauce is one of the most well know Italian sauces for pasta. It is typically based on ground beef, celery, onion, carrot, tomatoes and a series of ingredients such as spices and seasonings that vary according to the recipe. This recipe takes some time to prepare but is one of the best recipes for bolognese sauce. You can serve the bolognese sauce over spaghetti or other type of pasta such as penne.
Tags: ground beef, celery, carrots, onions, garlic 
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Steak Tampiquena, Tex Mex Style recipe 

Thin, tender beef steaks, grilled and topped with a garlic, onion and tomato mixture, green chiles and cheese. A simple, yet delicious Mexican or Tex-Mex dish that can be ready in as few as 20 minutes.
Tags: tenderloin or short loin steak, onion, tomatoes, garlic, chili peppers 

Baked beef chimichangas with refried beans recipe 

Flour tortillas filled with a beef, refried beans, cheese and Picante sauce mixture, rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a healthier version of chimichangas as the tortillas are baked instead of being fried. For a complete meal, serve with Mexican fried rice and condiments such as guacamole, sour cream, cheese, lettuce, salsa etc.
Tags: ground beef, onion, cheddar cheese, refried beans, Picante sauce 

Beef chimichangas recipe 

Chimichangas are another famous Mexican dish. Flour tortillas are filled with cooked ground beef, onions and cheese, deep fried and served with lettuce, salsa, guacamole and other condiments. Chimichangeas make a great main dish when served with Mexican fried rice.
Tags: Ground beef, cheddar cheese, onion, tortilla, salsa 

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