Easy beef recipes
By Nastasha Alli
Recipes by The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Best beef recipes made in 30 minutes or less!
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Need ideas for a quick and easy dinner solution? Our Tested Till Perfect beef recipes are sure to fit the bill. Try one tonight from our 30 hand-picked recipes, featuring succulent beef patties, hearty soups and chilis, grilled kabobs and a colourful vegetable stir-fry.
Beef, Barley and Corn Salad
This salad is crunchy, chewy, sweet and savoury. Fresh corn kernels make all the difference in this hearty beef salad.
Beef Patties with Stout Gravy
These patties are made special with the addition of Stout beer, perfect for creating your own version of traditional pub fare!
Beef Noodle Soup
The sirloin grilling steaks added to this noodle soup with vegetables make it a filling, one-bowl meal.
Jerk Beef Salad with Grilled Peppers
A great source of iron, this beef salad pairs spicy jerk seasonings with sweet grilled peppers. Leftovers taste great for lunch the next day.
Tomato Beef Stir-Fry
Serve with broccoli and noodles or rice.
Chinese Steamed Beef Patty
Flavoured with chestnuts, gingerroot, and shiitake mushrooms, this recipe gives an Asian flair to the humble beef patty.
Beef Tenderloin Medallions with Red Wine Mushroom Sauce
Tenderloin grilling steaks get the royal treatment in this recipe with cremini mushrooms and red wine.
Aromatic Beef Kabobs with Cucumber Yogurt
These kabobs make great party food for a backyard gathering. If you like, substitute ground lamb for the beef for an authentic Middle-Eastern taste. S...
Black Bean Beef and Asparagus
The savoury flavour of black bean sauce with the freshness of asparagus makes this an all-in-one addictive treat.
Beef Kabob Pitas
Beef sirloin is seasoned with a cumin, coriander and cinnamon spice mix for this Mediterranean-inspired dish, perfect for sharing with family.
Ziti with Beef Sauce
Made with lean ground beef and bacon bits, this pasta dish is perfect for a family dinner.
Spiced Beef Kabobs
For a magazine-worthy presentation, arrange beef kabobs on top of pearl couscous before spooning Tomato Mint Salad (see recipe link below) over the en...
Chunky Spiced Ground Beef Skillet Dinner
This ground beef dish is made special by adding a spice blend of paprika, ginger and cumin. Serve over a couscous for an easy-to-make dinner.
Black Bean Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry
Beef strips mixed with black bean sauce makes this a savoury, slightly peppery main course. Serve over steamed white rice.
Stir-Fried Beef and Rice
Prepared with sugar snap peas, carrots, and bean sprouts, this delicious stir fry is great for sharing with friends and family.
Beef Patties with Saucy Mushrooms
Perfect for a cozy winter dinner, these tasty patties are seasoned with thyme and served with a Worcestershire mushroom sauce.
Beef and Black Bean Chili
This chili recipe is made special with sweet peppers and corn kernels, and is delightful comfort food for a party of six.
Beef and Sweet Potato Stir-Fry
Never thought of including sweet potatoes in a stir-fry? This quick and easy recipe may change your mind.
One-Pot Macaroni with Beef and Tomatoes
Need a quick and easy dish when your kids suddenly decide to have a sleepover? Everyone loves macaroni, and this recipe is perfect for an impromptu di...
Beef and Cabbage Soup
Perfect for warding off the winter chills, this quick and easy soup is ready in half an hour.
Beef Koftas with Pitas and Minted Yogurt
Koftas are spiced meatballs with origins in the Middle East and Southeast Asia, grilled and served on skewers. This milder, Tested Till Perfect recipe...
Beef and Green Bean Stir-Fry
Made with sweet peppers and flavoured with Asian soy and hoisin sauce, this stir-fry is an ideal topping over noodles and steamed rice.
Ground Beef Curry
Ground beef often goes on sale, and that's the time to buy an extra pound or two for quick weeknight dinners.
Quick Beef and Mushroom Ragout
Serve this hearty ragout over egg noodles, rice, quinoa, mashed potatoes, or with bread alongside for dipping.
Southwestern Beef Patties with Red Onion Lime Relish
Give your burgers a southwestern kick with this beef patty recipe, made special with Cajun seasoning and perfect for an afternoon barbecue.
Beef Patties with Cherry Tomato Sauce
Served with a fresh tomato sauce, these succulent patties are ready in under half an hour.
Beef Patties with Mustard Sauce
Use grainy Canadian mustard to give these patties that special touch!
Open-Faced Beef Sandwiches with Tangy Coleslaw
Start with: Tomato Soup
Rainbow Beef Stir-Fry
Serve this colourful stir-fry atop a bed of steaming whole grain rice.
Beef Ramen Soup
Fresh grilled steak tossed with veggies, ramen, beef stock and a splash of teriyaki make this savoury soup a quick comfort classic.