These 15 Easy to make Beef Recipes are delicious and perfect for your next meal plan. Got ground beef, chuck roast, or flank steak in the fridge and need ideas? We’ve got you covered! I’ve included our most popular slow cooker, instant pot, stir fry’s and one pan meals. There is something for everyone!
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Easy Beef Recipes the Whole Family Will Love
Busy weeknights shouldn’t end with complicated dinner recipes, that’s why these super easy beef recipes are going to become your new go-to meals. Most of these recipes can be make within 30 minutes, or can be thrown into a slow cooker or instant pot if you’re looking for something that’s a little more hands off.
I’ve made sure to include lot’s of different cuts of meat. Perfect for when you have ground beef or chuck roast in your fridge or freezer and don’t know what to do with it!
This Teriyaki Meatball Recipe is loaded with flavor! Homemade beef meatballs are baked until golden brown and tender then tossed with sautéed bell peppers and a sweet and tangy teriyaki sauce! Serve as an appetizer or over rice to make it a meal. Ready in less than 30 minutes!
burger in a bowl
Craving a cheeseburger, but want to stick to your healthy eating regimen? Then, you’ve got to try this Burger in a Bowl Recipe! Perfect for a light lunch or dinner, as well as meal-prepping ahead of a busy week. It’s low carb, paleo and keto friendly!
homemade hamburger helper
This Homemade Hamburger Helper is sure to give you a blast from the past! Better than the store-bought box version you remember from childhood, this delicious and comforting Hamburger Helper recipe can be ready in 30 minutes or less.
spicy szechuan beef
If you’ve been looking to try beef Szechuan style, you’re in for a treat! This Szechuan Spicy Beef is super tender, juicy, and covered in an amazing homemade Szechuan sauce. The best part of this dish has to be the sauce! It’s the perfect combination of sweet and spicy.
easy crockpot vegetable beef soup
This Crockpot Vegetable Beef Soup is so easy to make! Just add everything to the slow cooker and let it do all the work for you! This soup is hearty and loaded with tons of vegetables and tender beef. The perfect healthy lunch or dinner! Serve with some Garlic Cheese Biscuits or cornbread to complete the meal.
instant pot barbacoa
This Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef recipe is perfect for busy weeknights or your next Taco Tuesday. With only 15 minutes of prep time, let your pressure cooker do the work for you and have dinner on the table in just over an hour!
easy meatloaf recipe
Meatloaf is one of the quintessential American home-cooked dinners. And for good reason! It’s easy to make, hearty and super satisfying. Everyone’s family has their go to meatloaf recipe and this is our favorite! It upholds the classic taste and texture that everyone loves, but the combination of bell pepper with the onion and spices takes it to the next level.
easy beef fried rice
Beef Fried Rice is one of my favorite meals. It’s an easy way to use up leftover rice and veggies that you have in the fridge. Best of all this Beef Fried Rice Recipe can be made in under 30 minutes! I loaded this recipe with carrots, broccoli, and lots of garlic. Everything gets sautéed in a large skillet along with the beef and rice.
beef and broccoli ramen
This Beef and Broccoli Ramen is the perfect one skillet meal! I like to marinate the beef overnight and toss everything together around dinner time. 15 minutes of prep and dinner is ready. The sauce is made up of water, beef broth, soy sauce, garlic, oyster sauce, brown sugar and sesame oil.
pan-seared filet mignon
This perfectly Pan-Seared Filet Mignon with Espresso Sea Salt is super tender and cooked to perfection. I love making this filet mignon recipe on special occasions like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or birthdays!
easy mongolian beef recipe
Copycat 30 Minute Mongolian Beef is inspired by PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef. Tender flank steak fried and tossed in a thick Asian inspired sauce. Way better than takeout! Serve this Mongolian Beef over rice or stir fry noodles to soak up all of the delicious sauce!
20-minute beef and broccoli
Easy 20 Minute Beef and Broccoli. It’s so much easier and healthier than takeout! This easy dinner recipe is perfect for a busy weeknight meal. Your whole family will enjoy this low carb, Asian-inspired one-pot dish, loaded with healthy protein and vegetables!
slow cooker stuffed peppers
the best slow cooker chili recipe
Nothing beats a warm bowl of chili, especially in the cooler months! This Slow Cooker Chili is super easy to throw together, and simmered low and slow for 5 hours! A quick and easy make-ahead meal that makes tons of leftovers! It’s freezer-friendly as well, and perfect for other fun foods like nachos and chili dogs. This easy, kid-friendly chili recipe will make weeknight dinners a breeze!
Homemade beef stew
This super tender beef stew recipe is cooked low and slow for hours and loaded with carrots and potatoes. It’s warm, comforting, and hearty. Perfect for cold weather!
one pan meatball stroganoff
This One Pan Meatball Stroganoff is comfort food at it’s finest. Tender meatballs tossed with egg noodles and mushrooms in a creamy, rich sauce. For this recipe I used frozen meatballs to keep this dinner super simple. This is a dish your whole family will love!
What to Serve with These Easy Beef Recipes
We’ve got a big variety of sides that can pair well with the 15 easy to make Beef Recipes we’ve rounded up for you. Here are some of our go-to sides that never fail.
- Instant Pot Potato Salad
- Crispy Brussels Sprouts
- Garlic Green Beans
- Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes
- Creamy Mashed Potatoes
- Healthy Cilantro Lime Brown Rice
- Easy Fried Rice Recipe