Beef & Spinach Lo Mein

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound beef top round steak, thinly sliced
  • 6 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1 red chili pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
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Holiday Beef Tenderloin

Ingredients

  • 2-3 lbs. Beef Tenderloin Roast
  • ¼ cup Greek seasoning
  • ¼ cup medium ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Combine Greek seasoning and black pepper; roll roast in rub mixture to cover all surfaces.
  2. Place roast on rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is centered in thickest part of beef. Do not add water or cover. Roast in 425°F oven 35-45 minutes for medium rare; 45-50 minutes for medium doneness.
  3. Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 135°F for medium rare; 145°F for medium. Transfer roast to carving board; tent loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 15-20 minutes.(Temperature will continue to rise about 10°-15°F to reach 145°F for medium rare; 160°F for medium.)
  4. Carve roast into slices. Season with salt, as desired.

Herbed Beef Tenderloin with Holiday Rice

Ingredients

  • 1 beef Tenderloin Roast Center-Cut (2 to 3 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse grind black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup each chopped onion and chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 package (9 ounces) frozen French-style green beans, defrosted
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Beer Braised Pot Roast

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. Chuck Roast
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 2 parsnips
  • 4-5 medium potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 ½ oz. can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (control heat by using less chipotle peppers)
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 1 pint beer (preferably pilsner)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Kosher salt

Beef Bolognese with Fresh Egg Pappardelle Pasta

Ingredients

Sauce:
  • 1 pound 93% Lean Ground Beef
Fresh Pasta:
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup minced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced carrot (1/4 inch)
  • 1/2 cup diced celery (1/4 inch)
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 10 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 3 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 2 cans (15 ounces) no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Parmegiano-Reggiano cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seed
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten

Beefy Italian Stuffed Shells

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces cooked beef pot roast or brisket
  • 20 uncooked jumbo pasta shells (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 cup lowfat cottage cheese
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 large egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 2 teaspoons dried parsley leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) pasta sauce
  • Salt and pepper (optional)
  • Chopped fresh basil (optional)

Red Wine Beef Ragu

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. boneless beef short ribs or Chuck Roast
  • 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 cups red wine, preferably Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 28 oz. crushed tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp. dried oregano
  • 2 Tbsp. kosher salt, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. black pepper, divided
  • ½ cup beef stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 lb. pappardelle pasta
Optional Toppings
  • Grated Parmesan
  • Fresh basil