Tag: Beef

  • Beef Stew

    This is a longer cook process but it is really tasty for a cold winter day. In an enameled dutch oven, add the fats to begin heating up over medium heat, then season the meat well with salt and pepper on all sides. Brown the meat in batches and set off to the side. Add…

  • Ground Beef Tacos

    We love Taco Tuesday at our house, so we are documenting our weekly taco recipes. These are traditional American style tacos that almost everyone has had growing up. Sometimes it nice to just have these for warm and cozy nostalgia. Add the ground beef, oil, seasoning, and water to a non-stick skillet. Fry up the…

  • Cheeseburger Pizza with Grilled Onions

    Since the start of the pandemic, we make pizza every Sunday night! We will be sharing our weekly pizza’s with you. Oil your pizza pan. Stretch the dough into an even layer, it will make about a 12 inch round. Add your sauce in an even layer, then the mozzarella, and spread the cheddar cheese,…

  • Beef and Turnip Tacos

    We love Taco Tuesday at our house, so we are documenting our weekly taco recipes. For this recipe, you can use this shredded beef preparation (https://mangiavita.com/2023/08/18/cooked-shredded-beef-prep/ ) from your freezer stash, or roast the beef for this recipe specifically. Beef Prep Place the meat into a roasting pan and season both sides and add about…

  • Prime Rib and Black Bean Tacos

    We love Taco Tuesday at our house, so we are documenting our weekly taco recipes. For this recipe, you need to have some left over prime rib, roasted to a rosey medium. Link: Add the lightly drained black beans and liquid to a non-stick pan with the seasonings and butter. Cook until the liquid thickens…

  • Shredded Beef and Black Bean Tacos

    We love Taco Tuesday at our house, so we are documenting our weekly taco recipes. For this recipe, you can use this shredded beef preparation (https://mangiavita.com/2023/08/18/cooked-shredded-beef-prep/ ) from your freezer stash, or roast the beef for this recipe specifically. Place the meat into a roasting pan and season both sides and add about 2 cups…

  • Fast Beef Stew

    Since I prepare roast beef ahead of time (https://mangiavita.com/2023/08/18/cooked-shredded-beef-prep/ ) and keep it in the freezer, this is one of the ways it can be used to make another full meal. Drizzle a little olive oil into a pot and saute the shallot and the garlic clove until softened. Add red wine and allow to…

  • Ground Beef

    In the past 10 years or so, I have begun doing our own ground beef for several reasons: Equipment This will require some special equipment, so that can be prohibitive. My preferred meat grinding machine is to use the Kitchen Aid with the stainless steel meat grinder attachment. We used the plastic one for years…

  • Cooked Shredded Beef Prep

    Similar to how I prepare pork (method here: https://mangiavita.com/2023/08/17/pork-prep/ ), I like having ready-to-go meat in my freezer at any given time. Sometimes the meat is raw, but it is faster to make a lot of meals if the meat is already cooked and just needs to be reheated. I buy large packs of beef…

  • Meatballs

    My mom’s recipe. Take the white bread and scrunch the slices into a ball in your hands, then hold your hands under the faucet and add water to the ball until it is mushy. Squeeze out the excess water. Add the soaked bread and all of the other ingredients to a bowl, making sure to…