10 Balanced Beef Superfood Recipes to Try in the New Year

2021 is here and it’s time to add some new recipes to shake up your meal routine. After the holidays, we’re all craving fresh and balanced recipes with superfood ingredients, such as beef, chickpeas, portobello mushrooms, and kale  to re-energize us and support a healthy lifestyle. Not only does beef have great taste, it also contains 10 essential nutrients such as Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and 25 grams of protein in just one 3 ounce serving. So, forget boring recipes, get your new year started off right with these 10 balanced beef recipes packed with fresh and flavorful superfood ingredients to try. 

Lazy Day Beef & Vegetable Soup

Having a lazy day? Make this easy and comforting beef soup that uses ingredients that you probably already have on hand. As an added bonus, you can beef up your zinc levels to support a healthy immune system with this smart-but-satisfying soup of Stew Meat, chickpeas, pasta, and frozen mixed vegetables.

Greek-Style Beef Stuffed Mushrooms

Have you heard the news that beef can fit into a Mediterranean-style eating pattern? This recipe, Inspired by the Mediterranean Diet, declared by the U.S. News & World Report to be the best diet of 2020, packs in veggies and a boost of protein from beef. Enjoy a taste of Mediterranean flavors with these delicious and simple beef stuffed mushrooms. Pair these stuffed mushrooms with your favorite whole grain, such as brown rice, for a perfectly balanced Mediterranean-style meal. 

Steak and Sweet Potato Skillet with Chimichurri and Sweet Potatoes

Breakfast, lunch or dinner, this Steak & Egg Chimichurri Skillet is sure to please! With delicious steak served alongside sweet potatoes, eggs, and a savory chimichurri — this nutritious meal is anything but boring. As an added bonus, this recipe is Registered Dietitian-approved!

Beef Filets with Ancient Grain & Kale Salad

Eating a balanced salad doesn’t have to be boring with this recipe. A superfood-packed salad with tender beef filets, kale, and farro is sure to excite your taste buds. This veggie-packed salad with beef is also an excellent source of dietary fiber, a nutrient that plays an important role in gut health.

Grilled Strip Steak with Moroccan Stew

Take your taste buds on a Moroccan adventure with this flavor-filled stew with strip steak. This recipe also includes a boost of vegetables from chickpeas, green beans, and crushed tomatoes. Additionally, just one serving of this beefy stew is an excellent source of iron, protein, and fiber!

Horseradish-Braised Pot Roast with Barely and Kale

Simmered slowly in nippy horseradish, this Pot Roast recipe is a satisfying change to the typical Sunday supper with the addition of barley or farro and kale.

Mediterranean Beef Flank Steak Pita

Spice up your weeknight meal routine with this vibrant and flavorful Mediterranean-style recipe. Enjoy juicy beef Flank steak on pita bread with creamy chickpea hummus, cucumber salad, and a spicy and refreshing green sauce.

North African Harrissa-Braised Beef Stew

Spice up your routine with this warming stew filled with North African flavors. Shake up your traditional beef stew with this recipe that includes spicy harissa, chickpeas, and North African spices.

Beef Sirloin Pasta Portobello

Try taking pasta night up to the next level with this dish filled with delicious superfoods like nutrient-dense beef Sirloin and fiber-rich portobello mushrooms.

Air Fryer Ginger Sesame Beef with Green Beans

Got an air fryer during the holidays? You’ll want to bookmark this perfectly marinated ginger sesame beef recipe. Just one serving of this flavorful beef recipe packs in 36 grams of protein! Pair this ginger sesame beef and crunchy green beans with brown rice for the perfect balanced meal. 

Air Fryer Za’atar Beef Bites

Make these air fryer beef bites tonight! Mouthwatering Top Sirloin is deliciously seasoned in Za’atar, a Middle Eastern seasoning, and drizzled with a creamy tahini sauce. Serve these flavorful beef bites with a fresh cucumber and tomato salad.

 

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