Best Beef Recipe Round Up
Whether a French classic like Boeuf Bourguignon, or a Goan Vindaloo Curry, beef dishes have blessed our bellies time and again. To show you just how fond we are of this meaty delight, we’re sharing some of our most comforting and mouthwatering beef recipes that are absolutely worth making.
Beef Curry & Stews
Here are a couple of curried and saucy beef recipes for you…
Wagyu Beef Short Rib Ragù with Pap & Spicy Tomato Smoor
Whether you call it ‘smoor’ or ‘bisto’, you will relish in the flavours of this dish. This Wagyu Beef Short Rib Ragù is truly a revelation!
Beef Meatball Tomato Bredie
A South African comfort food classic, served with succulent meatballs in a beautifully seasoned tomato bredie, all on a bed of herby pap.
Slow Braised Oxtail with Orange, Fennel & Thyme
Slow braising the oxtail in beef stock and red wine infuses maximum flavour and richness into every spoonful of this restaurant-worthy beef recipe.
Beef Mushroom Stout Stew with Colcannon
A delicious mash-up of delicate yet full-bodied flavours. The Guinness Stout addition helps build flavour and makes the beef ridiculously tender.
Pot au Feu
From head to oxtail, this family French classic leaves no beef cut unturned. The rump, shank, short ribs, oxtail and bone marrow all provide rich flavour in this epic beef dish.
Another French classic and a culinary delight that’s hard to deny. If you’re looking for a beef recipe for colder weather, this stew is the one!
Cariema Isaacs’ Goan Beef Vindaloo
A Goan Beef Vindaloo steeped with flavour and an array of spices. The blend of Kashmiri chillies, cumin seeds and cardamom perfectly complement the beef — totally worth biting into a ‘karamonk’.
Indonesian Short Ribs with Plums
This Indonesian Short Rib brings everything you could ask from a beef dish. It’s savoury, aromatic, tart, sweet and perfect in just about every way.
Whether you prefer your pie with a mash topping or a puff pastry crust is beside the point, what matters is the beefy filling.
Oxtail Shepherd’s Pie with Parmesan Mash Topping
This Oxtail Pie with a Parmesan Mash Topping is peak comfort food. The fall-off-the-bone oxtail is cooked in tomatoes, balsamic vinegar and beef stock, and is utterly delicious.
Beef Short Rib Pie with Mielie Bread Topping
Everyone knows that the best thing to do with stewed beef is to dip fluffy mielie bread in the sauce — so we decided to combine the two with this Beef Short Rib Pie.
Classic Beef Wellington
Someone call chef Gordon Ramsay because this beef Welly is succulent, cooked to perfection and has a golden crust that’s bang on!
Classic Steak & Kidney Pudding
We can’t resist the charms of a pit-stop pie, but this classic homemade version is the ultimate steak and kidney pud. Yum!
Oxtail Pie with Chive & Red Pepper Savoury Scone Topping
A delicious blend of creamy and rich flavours from the oxtail sauce, with a scone topping that’s a textural delight. If you haven’t tried a scone pie, this recipe is the perfect excuse!
Steak & Kidney Cottage Pie
We decided to combine two of our favourites, steak & kidney pie and cottage pie, to create one iconic pie. Your family will love this comforting beef recipe.
Beef Prime Cuts
T-bone, strip steak or fillet? Whatever you want, we’ve got it.
NY Strip Steak with Blue Cheese Bacon Crumble & Onion Rings
Get a taste of New York’s finest with this perfectly cooked strip steak, that’s arguably one of the most tender beef cuts. The blue cheese bacon crumble and onion rings take it to dangerously delicious heights.
Wagyu Steak Salad with Caramelised Pears, Blue Cheese & Walnuts
Steak and salad will always be a favourite, it just works. Caramelised pears, blue cheese and walnuts provide the perfect pairing of sweet, salty and earthy.
Old School Coke Beef Short Ribs
Coke and beef ribs — we have yet to meet a better match. Coke not only softens the beef, but also coats it with a tasty marinade when it reduces. If you haven’t tried cooking your beef in Coke, you’re missing out! Definitely one of our best beef recipes.
Fillet Steak with Café au Lait Mushroom Sauce
Like your coffee with a bit of cream and a side of fillet steak? So do we! The classic mushroom sauce gets an upgrade with the addition of rich coffee.
Roast Rib-eye Bone Marrow with Red Wine Sauce
Is there anything more satisfying than sucking bone marrow out of the vessel? The answer is obviously a big fat ‘no’. The red wine sauce just takes the flavours over the edge.
T-bone Steak India Pale Ale Onion Rings
This T-bone steak would definitely give any steakhouse a run for their money! It’s succulent, smoky and positively mouthwatering. Also, these onion rings are so good, they should be illegal.
Feeding a crowd? These beef roasts are sure to impress your guests.
Standing Rib Roast with Brandy Pepper Sauce
A peppery sauce with a hint of sweetness from brandy is the perfect complement to this standing rib roast. If you’re having a dinner feast, this beef recipe is the epitome of show-stopping!
Roast Beef Brisket with Berry Sauce
Move over turkey and cranberry, this brisket with a tart berry, plum and rhubarb sauce is beyond delicious. Perfect for a good ‘ol Sunday roast.
Beef Prime Rib with Cape Chamomile & Rosemary Butter
Infusing your beef roast with herbs is a great way to make it more aromatic and even more delicious — this chamomile and rosemary butter does just that!
Prime Rib Roast with Smashed Potatoes & Horseradish Cream
Meat and potatoes never tasted so good. The horseradish cream and smashed potatoes are seriously to-die-for!
Don’t know your fillet from your flank? Check out this Basic Guide to Beef Cuts.
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