One-Dish Beef Recipes

Spicy Beef Taco Salad
Sometimes one dish is all a winning recipe takes. Ideal for busy weeknights, these fuss-free beef dinners will quickly become recipe-box standouts. Bonus: Cleanup is a snap.

Beefy French Onion Noodle Soup

Warm, comforting soup shouldn't come from a can, but that doesn't mean it needs to be difficult. This soup is all made in the same Dutch oven or pot, but if you want toasted bread, just toss that in the oven.

One-Pot Spaghetti

Think spaghetti can't get any easier? Well, this meaty version can be cooked in just one saucepan.

Rotini with Beef and Beans

Weeknight pasta just got a whole lot heartier, meatier, and easier. This 35-minute recipe features Italian seasoning and chile pepper to give it a slight kick.

Steak and Tomatoes on Toast

Sear the steak and tomatoes in a skillet, then toast up the ciabatta as the meat rests. Slice, assemble, and serve for a showy yet simple dinner.

Beef Tinga

Beef, chorizo, tomatoes, and tons of spices combine to make this classic Mexican-inspired dish. Serve with tortillas and veggies of your choice.

Mustard-Herb Beef Stew

While it may be as easy as heating up a can of soup, this recipe tastes anything but basic. Meat and potatoes get bold flavor after simmering in the heady combination of dark beer, onions, thyme, and parsley.

Sunday Beef Rib Roast

This flavorful rib roast goes into the oven under a blanket of rosemary and bacon, and it comes out a weekend meal winner.

Cowboy Chuck Roast with Onion Gravy

A mixture of diced tomatoes, garlic, onion, and mole sauce tops this flavorful beef roast recipe. Don't worry, leftovers of this filling recipe won't go to waste—freeze it for up to three months.

Skillet Beef Tenderloin

Looking for a solution for dinner tonight? Try this simple beef-and-veggie medley—it will be on your table in 30 minutes stat.

Braised Beef Shanks with Mushrooms and Olives

Gnocchi capture every drop of the tomato-mushroom broth that flavors this dish. A topping of parsley, garlic, and lemon zest adds freshness to the easy meat-and-veggie recipe.

Beef and Sweet Potato Pan Roast

Craving meat and fries? This is the healthier, more delicious version. Tender, flavorful beef is combined with white and orange sweet potatoes and cherry tomatoes. A bright topper of parsley, shredded orange peel, and garlic adds a burst of flavor.

Martini Brisket

Combine dinner and drinks. Splashes of vodka and vermouth plus green olives give this pepper-crusted beef its martini flavors. If you'd like, cut out the alcohol for a different yet still good flavor.

Stove-Top Short Ribs

Potatoes, tender beef, onion, and carrots simmer in a rich broth to make this delicious supper. With just 30 minutes of prep time, this could be your next go-to meal.

Braised Beef with Red Wine Sauce

Carrots, onion, celery, sweet pepper, and garlic simmer with chunks of beef roast to make a hearty supper the whole family will love.

Slow Cooker Pot Roast Stew

A blend of crushed red pepper, tomato paste, red wine, cinnamon, and rosemary flavors this beautiful squash-and-pot-roast stew that will warm you up in the colder months.

Skillet Tostadas with Beef

This delicious dinner takes just 20 minutes to make. Simply fill tostada shells with ground beef, salsa, nacho cheese soup, and beans, then add it all to a skillet.

Beef in Red Wine Gravy

Use your last party’s leftover wine to make a rich, hearty meal. Team this tempting wine-simmered beef recipe with a crisp tossed salad and crusty bread to round out the meal.

Gingered Beef and Vegetables

Served alongside hot rice, this Asian-inspired dish requires just 20 minutes of prep time. We love pairing the ginger-and-soy-sauce combo with carrots, sweet red peppers, and snap peas—but choose your own favorite veggies.

Cajun Pot Roast with Maque Chox

Cajun spices and hot pepper sauce add a fiery kick to this beef roast smothered in sweet peppers, corn, and onions.

German-Style Beef Roast

Red wine, chopped dill pickles, and zesty mustard set this succulent beef pot roast apart from the rest. And in this comfort food recipe, your slow cooker does most of the work.

Spicy Beef Noodle Bowl

Make your own beefy version of takeout. No complicated sauce required for this delicious Asian-inspired dish—just pick up a bottle of peanut sauce from the market and you'll be set.

Spicy Beef Taco Salad

Everyone loves tacos, and black beans and beef add protein to this fresh-tasting salad. Serve with tortilla chips and sour cream, and shred the lettuce, if you prefer.

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