Top 3 Healthy Beef Recipes
Nature’s Power Pack
If you haven’t considered beef as being good for you before, it’s time to re-think. Grass-fed and pasture raised beef, such as from New Zealand, is not only delicious, it also packs a nutritional punch. Loaded with complete proteins, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals, grass-fed beef provides impressive nutritional benefits that enhance any meal.
We all know 100% grass-fed and pasture raised beef is an excellent source of protein, however, its nutritional benefits don’t stop there. Beef provides essential nutrients for growth, development and well-being throughout our lives. Grass-fed and pasture raised beef is extremely nutrient dense, like nature’s power pack, you don’t have to eat much to reap the benefits. In fact, you get more nutritional bang for your buck in every mouthful of beef than with plant-based proteins.
Likewise, grass-fed and pasture raised beef invites vegetables to the plate. Each complements the other and makes a balanced meal that provides protein and minerals from the meat, with fiber, vitamins and antioxidants from the vegetables.
Here are three healthy beef recipes featuring nutrient dense and naturally flavorful New Zealand grass-fed and pasture beef that you can make this week:
GRILLED RIB EYE STEAKS WITH HERB SAUCE AND SMASHED POTATOES
Perfect for summer when you’re itching to break out your grill, this recipe for grilled ribeye steaks showcase the delicious, natural flavor of grass-fed and pasture raised New Zealand beef. Since grass-fed and pasture raised beef is naturally lower in fat, these ribeyes are healthier than conventional beef. To add some freshness to your meal, while your steaks are resting, grill some asparagus, zucchini, or bell peppers. Serve with fresh herb sauce and garlicky smashed potatoes for a bright and flavorful summer meal.
Southwestern Braised Beef Brisket
If you can’t wait until grilling season, but want those smokey, summer flavors, try making this Southwestern Braised Beef Brisket. This recipe only uses your oven, no smoker or grill required! The brisket cut is lower in fat and with a low, slow cook it becomes incredibly tender and flavorful. Pair with a bright and fresh vegetable slaw for a summery meal any time of year.
Classic Beef Stew
If you’re ready to embrace the colder weather of the fall and winter months, this nourishing and hearty beef stew recipe fits the ticket. The fingerling potatoes can easily be swapped for other root vegetables such as celery root, sweet potatoes or turnip for a nice change of pace. A simple one-pot meal, this classic beef stew is well rounded with a flavorful lean protein, healthy carbs and lots of veggies.