14 5-Ingredient Beef Recipes

Honey-Paprika-Glazed Steak & Onions

Make dinner tonight with just five ingredients! These beef recipes are a delicious option for a hearty and filling meal. While different cuts of beef can vary in price, it's a great source of protein and nutrients. Recipes like Honey-Paprika-Glazed Steak & Onions and Marinara Meat Sauce Topped Baked Potato are healthy, tasty and perfect for tonight's menu.

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Marinara Meat Sauce Topped Baked Potato


Break out of your pasta routine by subbing in a baked potato in this simple and satisfying dinner for one. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Goat Cheese-Stuffed Flank Steak


The creamy, colorful goat cheese filling for this rolled flank steak recipe takes the flavor to the next level and makes for a presentation that wows. Pounding the steak is crucial for easy rolling and melt-in-your-mouth tenderness. Serve with a simple salad or roasted vegetables to complete this easy dinner recipe. Source: EatingWell Magazine, May 2019

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Honey-Paprika-Glazed Steak & Onions

Honey-Paprika-Glazed Steak & Onions

We love the flavor of grilled onions with the steak in this healthy 5-ingredient recipe (not including oil, salt and pepper) but skewer up any veggies in your fridge--zucchini, cherry tomatoes and eggplant are all good choices. Just adjust the cooking time as necessary. Serve with a baked potato or brown rice pilaf flecked with herbs. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2017

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Quick Steak Carne Asada Tacos


The key to making the easiest tacos ever? Using prepared carne asada. We make this healthy dinner with just three ingredients--thanks to the help of convenience items like frozen meals--and then freshen it up with sliced avocado. Source: EatingWell.com, April 2018

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Grilled Flank Steak with Tomato Salad


Cutting the steak immediately after cooking breaks all the rules on meat cookery, but in this recipe we do it intentionally in order to capture the juices and incorporate them into the dressing. Serve this grilled flank steak recipe with crusty bread to soak up the deliciousness. Source: EatingWell Magazine, June 2020

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Walsh Family Chili Size

Ptomaine Tommy's in Los Angeles inspired this chili-smothered burger recipe. For this quick dinner, use any type of chili you prefer, with or without beans, and serve it with a tossed green salad and a cold beer. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2016

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Perfect Prime Rib

Prime rib
Photographer: Antonis Achilleos Prop Stylist: Lindsey Lower Food Stylist: Margaret Monroe Dickey.

Cooking prime rib can be intimidating--it's such a big piece of meat and you're usually making it for a special occasion, like Christmas or a formal dinner, so you want to get it just right. But it needn't be stressful: This easy prime rib recipe calls for just a handful of ingredients and lays out how to cook prime rib so it's juicy, tender and full of flavor, without a lot of fuss. Cooking the prime rib low and slow safeguards the meat from cooking unevenly. See the Tips section below for more advice on making the perfect prime rib. And if you have leftovers, they make a killer sandwich! Source: EatingWell.com, October 2019

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Hand-Chopped Steak Burgers with Caramelized Fennel

Chopping steak instead of using ground beef to make these healthy burgers gives them a more toothsome texture. Come summer, give this a cooler spin by tossing the raw fennel with 2 tablespoons vinegar and 1 tablespoon oil to serve alongside. Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2018

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Gingered Beef and Broccoli Salad Bowl

Beef and broccoli is always a pleasing dinner combination. When you stir-fry the two and combine them with salad greens and a ready-made ginger vinaigrette, you'll have a Asian-inspired, main-dish salad in just 20 minutes. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Sweet & Peppery Flank Steak with Shishitos


This flank steak recipe comes together easily on a baking sheet, but if you're itching to take it outside, fire up the grill instead. Just be sure to use a grill basket for the peppers so you don't end up chasing them around the grates, or worse, losing them to the fire. Source: EatingWell Magazine, May 2020

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Beef Medallions with Horseradish Sauce

Tenderized medallions of beef sprinkled with a lemon-pepper seasoning are cooked in a hot skillet and served with a pungent, Greek yogurt-based horseradish sauce. Ready in under 15 minutes, this main dish is a great choice for special occasions. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Philly Cheesesteak-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms


We've taken the key ingredients of a Philly cheesesteak--onions, peppers, thinly sliced beef and provolone cheese--and piled them into portobello mushroom caps to make a meaty and satisfying low-carb main dish. Source: EatingWell.com, February 2020

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Lemon-Pepper Steak


Flank steak has fewer calories than other cuts of beef and loads of protein. In this recipe, it's seasoned with a simple--yet flavorful--dry rub of oregano, lemon peel and black pepper. Serve it with your favorite grilled or roasted veggies. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Grilled Steaks Balsamico


A simple marinade of pureed dried figs and store-bought balsamic vinaigrette adds intense flavor to steak. This recipe is adapted from Lori Welander's grand prize-winning recipe from the 2003 National Beef Cook-Off. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2008

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