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Here’s How to Cook Beef Every Way

Time to 'beef up' your recipe collection! Find the cooking method that's right for you and try one of our favorite beef recipes.

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Roasted

Don’t confuse it with baking! Roasting uses high heat and shallow pans (typically uncovered) to produce golden brown meat with a juicy interior.

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Baked

Using the oven is a method perfect for most of the year. This dry heat method requires minimal fat and moderate cook times.

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Sauteed

This direct-heat method is perfect for weeknight meals or when you are short on time! Often the entire meal can be cooked in one skillet.

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Stuffed

Anything stuffed is always such a fun and impressive presentation! Leftovers work great to flavor your fillings.

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Grilled

Grilling is perfect for easy cleanup! Direct heat cooks your meal in a snap and gives it tons of flavor.

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Slow Cooked

This gadget is super popular for it’s walk away convenience. All day cooking for tougher (cheaper) cuts of meat are perfect for the slow cooker.

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Pressure Cooked

The Instant Pot is all the rage right now! Utilize it to cook your favorite recipes super fast. As a bonus tougher cuts of meats (like brisket) cook in half the time.

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Stir-Fried

Stir-frying is great, especially when you are short on time! High heat and minimal oil gets you to dinner faster.

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Braised

Large tough cuts of beef benefits from braising. Longer cook times in flavorful liquid is the perfect tenderizer.

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Stewed

When you need a comforting dish stewing is a good go to. Slow simmering in liquid over a long cook time allows flavors to blend well together. It’s a perk that these dishes often taste better the next day.

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Smothered

No Chicken Fried Steak isn’t ‘chicken’– say what! You probably saw your Grandmother use the smothering technique. It’s normally topped with a tasty sauce (aka white gravy).

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Wrapped

‘En croute’ or in crust is a fun way to change things up. Who would complain about meat baked between layers of buttery crust?

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Broiled

Broiling isn’t usually top of mind, but its handy and quick. Food is cooked directly above or below a heat source (depending on the location of your broiler on your oven). Fun fact: broiling is a great substitute for grilling when the weather is wonky.

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