Beef Recipes

Recipes based on beef – cheap cuts of beef are best slow cooked

Beef Brisket

Pressure Cooker Beef Brisket Recipe

This beef brisket recipe is great for either the pressure cooker or slow cooker. Using a cheap cut of meat it makes for a great family meal.

Easy Chilli Con Carne

Easy Chilli Con Carne

This quick and easy chilli con carne recipe is great for bulk cooking. A real family favourite that uses red lentils to keep costs low.


Panackelty Recipe

This quick and very easy panackelty recipe makes a filling and tasty meal for 4 people. It's not expensive either. A traditional frugal dish.

Beef & Rice Stew

Beef & Rice Stew Recipe

Beef & Rice Stew is great for a slow-cooked simple Winter warming meal. It could also be made in the pressure cooker is low on time.

Minced Beef and Baked Beans Pie

Minced Beef and Baked Beans Pie Recipe

Minced Beef and Baked Beans Pie Goes down well with kids. A sprinkling of grated cheese over the top of the pie before it is put in the oven, works well.

Savoury Meat Loaf

Savoury Meat Loaf Recipe

Savoury Meat Loaf goes well with Homemade Tomato Sauce. Freezes well but is better if sliced into portions first.

Sweet and Sour Meat Balls

Sweet and Sour Meat Balls Recipe

Sweet and Sour Meat Balls are great accompanied with cooked long grain rice or noodles. Also go well with spiralised courgette.

Bobotie Recipe

Recipe for Bobotie – Serves 4 – A version of a South African dish, similar to moussaka.

Chilli Beef Casserole Recipe

Recipe for Chilli Beef Casserole – Serves 4 – Great with some crusty bread to mop up the juices. If it’s still on the runny side when cooked, stir in some cornflour mixed with a little water, and continue cooking for another 10 minutes or so.

Meat Loaf Recipe

Recipe for Meat Loaf – When the loaf is cold, turn out and garnish with parsley. Serve sliced with salad.