Family celebrations center around delicious food that hits the spot, and what could be more flavorful and satisfying than beef? From traditional fare to comfort food to appetizers and beyond, these ideas provide something that will remind your family that they are worth it, and tender, succulent beef stars in each recipe. Get ready, because your family is going to cheer!
Balsamic Marinated Flank Steak
No list of worth-it beef recipes would be complete without one for juicy, tender steak. And when it comes to steak, one of the leanest cuts is flank steak. Filled with intense flavor, flank steak and marinades go very well together, and this steak is the perfect cut for grilling. This sizzling dish will be the center of your celebration!
Award-Winning Beef and Bean Chili
When it comes to a cold-weather celebration, nothing beats a pot of mouthwatering chili. You can have fun dressing up a simple bowl of chili in a number of ways. Put out some bowls, fill with a variety of shredded cheese, sour cream, cilantro, lime, onions, tortilla strips, and avocado and you have a chili bar that will add fun and pizzazz to any get-together.
Teriyaki Steak Skewers
Quick-cooking, and easy to prepare, these teriyaki steak skewers sizzling on the grill will grab everyone’s attention, especially when the intense aroma of succulent beef hits the air! The teriyaki and beef flavors combine to reward your mouth for each bite.
For an impressive cheeseburger, reminiscent of a Fat Cow burger, this recipe will satisfy everyone. This all-American cheeseburger is served with sliced, authentic, American cheese that tastes amazing and melts slowly and evenly. Dill pickles, crisp lettuce, and sliced red onions add to the crunch, and tomato ketchup and mayonnaise add traditional flavor to an American favorite.
Beef Street Tacos
Who wouldn’t want to celebrate with authentic street tacos? Made from juicy steak minced fine with aromatic spices and topped with all the tasty extras, these tacos will be a crowd pleaser. This recipe includes instructions for your own homemade tortillas, but if you’re short on time, you could easily substitute store-bought ones. Either way, your family will love these savory tacos.
When celebrating is in order, why not choose good old southern-style comfort food just like mama used to make? There’s nothing like a home-cooked, sit-down meal centered around a moist, mouthwatering meatloaf to show how much you care. Serve with potatoes and other vegetables or two, and this meal will be unforgettable.
Mushroom Braised Pot Roast
Since we’re thinking about how much we love comfort food, why not wrap your brain around delicious, tender pot roast? This one will remind you of Cracker Barrel’s succulent fare, slow-cooked and fork tender. Add a couple of luscious sides and a basket of dinner rolls, and your family will dig in.
Easy Meatball Sliders
Don’t forget to invite these delectable little appetizers to your next family celebration! Simple to prepare, these sliders will satisfy your craving for beef and the warm, melted cheese is an added bonus. Warm, saucy, and delicious, meatball sliders will be enjoyed by the whole family.
Cheeseburger Egg Rolls
This crispy little snack is just waiting for you to bite into! Fresh, homemade, and easy to prepare, these beefy egg rolls are served with a tangy dipping sauce and are a unique way to celebrate any accomplishment.
Philly Steak and Cheese Sandwiches
These delectable sandwiches, made with lean beef tenderloin or sirloin steak sliced thin, are easy to put together. They take just a little effort to make, but they are worth it! The flavor of soft, caramelized onions combined with juicy steak and fresh green peppers is a delicious way to celebrate.
You can’t go wrong with any of these amazing dishes, but if you need a little help choosing the best steaks for these or other recipes.