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Thai-Inspired Roast Beef Sandwich

I love Thai food, but I wanted to see how its flavors would translate in a plain ol' peanut butter sandwich. The result is anything but plain—it's just darn delicious. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

Pressure-Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

With only a few ingredients, this roast beef is a snap to throw together. The meat turns out wonderfully tender....


Pressure-Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef Wraps

The first time I served these wrap sandwiches was at the party after my son’s baptism. Everyone liked them so...


Chinese Scallion Pancake Beef Rolls

This is a favorite in our household, and it's perfect for using up leftover roast beef. The green onion cake...


Gourmet Barbecue Beef Sandwiches

These beef sandwiches were a tradition in my family on winter vacations after a long day of snow skiing, but...

The Best Ever Chili

3 reviews

My dad and my father-in-law are the gurus in our chili-loving clan. But after my honeymoon to New Mexico, inspired...


Slow-Cooked Pot Roast Sliders

This recipe reminds me of my mom’s famous pot roast. Best of all, these sandwiches are simple to make, with...

Italian Beef Hoagies

16 reviews

You'll need just five ingredients to feed a crowd these tender and tangy Italian beef sandwiches. On weekends, I start...


Comforting Beef Barley Soup

17 reviews

When the weather outside is nippy, we want a bowl of soup that’s chock-full of beef, barley and veggies. It's...


Onion Beef au Jus

22 reviews

Garlic, onions, soy sauce and onion soup mix flavor the tender beef in these savory hot sandwiches served with a...


Hominy Beef Chili

1 review

Hunker down for the night and get cozy with this filling chili. Loaded with beef chuck roast and convenient staples,...

Dilly Beef Sandwiches

5 reviews

My younger sister shared this recipe with me. It puts a twist on the traditional barbecue sandwich and has been...


Mom’s Portable Beef

1 review

This delicious beef makes great sandwiches for a picnic, party or camping trip. The meat has a tempting from-scratch flavor...


Quick Chunky Chili

Heidee's meat mixture is the starting point for this nice hearty chili that cooks up in a jiffy. "Choose different...


Herbed Beef Barley Soup

Thyme comes through in this colorful soup that's chock-full of tender beef. You can use any combination of vegetables you...


Zesty Italian Beef Sandwiches

It’s so easy to build a zesty sandwich when you pile on the shredded beef, pickles and smoked provolone. Can’t...

Savory Beef Sandwiches

13 reviews

Before heading to work in the morning, I'll get this going in the slow cooker. Then it's all ready to...


Veggie Beef Soup

My husband and I love this beef and vegetable-packed soup. Broccoli, turnips or peas also make a nice addition.—Marie Freigang,...


Shredded French Dip

38 reviews

A chuck roast slow-simmered in a beefy broth is delicious when shredded and spooned onto rolls. I serve the cooking...


Favorite Italian Beef Sandwiches

13 reviews

I'm a paramedic/firefighter, and slow-cooked recipes like this one suit my unpredictable schedule. My husband and children and the hungry...


French Dip Sandwiches

4 reviews

I found this recipe in one of our local publications. It's perfect for an easy weeknight meal, since the meat...


Grilled Beef Gyros

4 reviews

A spicy marinade adds zip to these grilled beef slices tucked inside pita bread. Friends from Greece gave us their...


Sunday Herbed Pot Roast Soup

2 reviews

I love having leftovers. It means a little less cooking the next day, and I often use them to make...


Machete Shredded Beef Sandwiches

You'll need a knife if you want to cut these hearty sandwiches in half, but the meat is so tender,...

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French Dip

51 reviews

For a sandwich with more pizzazz than the traditional French dip, give this recipe a try. The seasonings give the...


Shredded Beef Barbecue

5 reviews

This beef roast simmers for hours in a homemade barbecue sauce, so it's very tender and easy to shred for...


Tomato and Beef Soup

On a cool night, you'll warm up to bowls of this steaming soup shared by our home economists. It's brimming...


Rich Onion Beef Soup

When you're in the mood for soup that's big on beef flavor, reach for this robust recipe on beef flavor,...


Mile High Shredded Beef

14 reviews

This tender beef has become a tasty tradition when I cook for our harvest crews and for neighboring ranchers who...


Steak Soup

6 reviews

Meet the Cook: One of the nice things about this thick soup is you can make it in an afternoon...