My Favorite Recipes

These recipes are a collection of my favorite recipes featured in the CHEFBear app. Each of them has been curated and thoroughly tested so they are guaranteed to be both simple and delicious. These recipes are like having me in kitchen as your sous chef. These recipes a great way to find your next ideal recipe and at the same time expand both your food knowledge and palate.

My Favorite Beef Recipes

Find a fun new way to prepare a standard staple, beef. CHEFBear has curated several simple delicious new beef recipes that are tried and tested in the CHEFBear kitchen to ensure their quality. Expand your palette and food knowledge while discovering new favorites.

Recipe For Beef Braised In Red Wine

Beef Braised In Red Wine

Just like the traditional braises, this beef calls for the beef to be seared first in a Dutch oven and then baked with a delicious red wine sauce, during the long cooking the meat absorbs the wonderful flavors of tomatoes, mushrooms, carrots, beef stock, butter and margarine, which entirely permeate the sauce.

Recipe For BBQ Meatballs With Raisins

BBQ Meatballs With Raisins

Try these sweet and savory BBQ meatballs flavored with mustard, Worcestershire and BBQ sauce. Serve over noodles or steamed browned rice with grilled or steamed carrots and broccoli for a complete meal.

Recipe For Classic Pot Roast

Classic Pot Roast

This delicious classic pot roast is a comfy and cozy dinner that your family will definitely love. The addition of carrots and hearty potatoes, round out this meal. For a complete meal pair with a hearty serving of buttered noodles or a simple green salad.

Recipe For Low Carb Stuffed Peppers

Low Carb Stuffed Peppers

In this Italian-inspired stuffed bell pepper recipe, ground beef, mushrooms, tomato sauce, Mozzarella and Italian seasoning make a quick, yet scrumptious filling for the low carb stuffed peppers. Serve as a dinner along with a salad.

Recipe For Beef And Beer Stew

Beef And Beer Stew

This beef & beer stew features a savory and beer-infused broth. This stew is a great option for either a quick night weeknight meal or an elegant Sunday family supper. Pair with mashed root vegetables, and crusty rolls and fresh butter.

Recipe For Beef Raviolis In A Three Onion Broth

Beef Raviolis In A Three Onion Broth

The beef ravioli cooks in minutes and turns this light three-onion broth into the main course. This east-meets-west recipe is great if you are looking for lavish and continental recipes for a dinner party.

Recipe For Asian Ginger Beef

Asian Ginger Beef

This Asian inspired stir fry features, a savory sauce, garlic & ginger, flank steak, and crispy peppers. This dish comes together in just under 15 minutes after a quick marinade in the refrigerator. Serve with steamed rice and Thai Iced Tea.

Recipe For Beef With Soy And Ginger Sauce

Beef With Soy And Ginger Sauce

Break out your wok for this flavorful Beef with Soy & Ginger Sauce, in this classic Chinese inspired dish. Sear tender beef with garlic, ginger, and Shao Hsing wine for a delicious sauce with little effort. This quick and easy dinner is paired perfectly with a simple side of steamed white rice.

Recipe For Picadillo


This hearty meal is one of our easiest dinner ideas, and the whole recipe is done in less than half an hour! Combine ground beef with golden raisins, capers, and spices before pouring a jar of Sofrito over the mixture. Serve on a bed of cooked rice for a complete meal in no time.

Recipe For Marinated Steak

Marinated Steak

What could be more enticing than a juicy, flavorful steak fresh from the grill? The secret to this tender steak recipe is a simple marinade of aromatic herbs & spices. After the marinade, throw your steaks on the grill and cook them to your liking. Experiment with different wood chip varieties for subtly-enhanced flavors.

Recipe For Classic Beef Pies

Classic Beef Pies

These easy pies are among our most popular dinner ideas. A hearty mix of potatoes, carrots, and beef is seasoned with thyme and black pepper before getting stuffed into a pie crust. This dish allows each person to have their own pie, and they get to pick it up and eat it with their hands!

Recipe For Crockpot Meatballs

Crockpot Meatballs

If you are always too busy to cook, this will surely become one of your favorite dinner ideas. Simply add sausage meatballs, cream of mushroom soup, brown gravy, and beef bouillon to your slow cooker and you have a hearty and flavorful meal or appetizer the whole family will love.

Recipe For Beef Roulanden

Beef Roulanden

Beef rouladen, a classic German recipe, is the ultimate hearty entrée. First you brown the seasoned beef steak rolls, then simmer in broth and lastly serve atop a creamy sauce. Serve this dish with the traditional German potato dumplings or braised red cabbage.

Recipe For 15-Minute Pressure Cooker Chili

15-Minute Pressure Cooker Chili

Packed with ground beef, beans, vegetables, herbs and spices, this zingy, healthy chili recipe is loaded with protein, vitamins and minerals. Feel free to use your favorite topping, such as sour cream, cheddar cheese, cilantro, red onion, lettuce or tortilla chips.

Recipe For Osso Bucco

Osso Bucco

Veal shank is a tougher cut of meat, and in this Osso Bucco recipe, it is cooked until luscious and falling-off-the-bone along with the chicken stock, dry white wine, vegetables and a bouquet garni of herbs and spices in this Italian-inspired entrée. Serve this saucy veal with risotto and sautéed vegetables to round out the meal.

Recipe For Quick And Easy Enchiladas

Quick And Easy Enchiladas

Here we present a quick version of sophisticated, yet quick and easy enchiladas that are packed with ground beef, prepared salsa, and Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese blend. You can substitute the beef with ground chicken or turkey. This recipe is perfect for a fast weeknight meal.

Recipe For Braised Oxtails

Braised Oxtails

Oxtail is a tough cut of meat and requires a LONG and SLOW braise to make the meat super tender. In this recipe, the oxtails are braised in red wine for several hours. Serve with roasted potatoes and sauteed green beans.

Recipe For Prime Rib

Prime Rib

I'm confident that my prime rib recipe will become a holiday tradition for your family! .A simple seasoning of garlic, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and herbs de provence brings out the bold, smoky flavors of the tender meat. For an ideal drink pairing with this recipe, try serving a hearty ale.

Recipe For 5 Alarm Firehouse Chili

5 Alarm Firehouse Chili

Light up your taste buds with this pepper-forward chili recipe! It features ground beef and kidney beans in a savory tomato base. The satisfying heat comes from an infernal blend of jalapeno, chili powder, cayenne, chipotle and ancho chili. Cool it off with cheese & sour cream.

Recipe For Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon is a classic French recipe and originates from the Burgundy region. It’s an elevated beef stew braised in cognac, wine, and beef broth, and flavored with carrots, onion, garlic, cognac, tomato paste, fresh mushrooms, and thyme. Serve with toasted country bread and parsley.

Recipe For German Style Meatballs

German Style Meatballs

This classic German recipe comes with many names including buletten, frikadellen or fleischpflanzln. They are savory meat patties pan-fried to a delightfully golden brown. They are easy to make and are perfect for appetizers, sandwiches, or an on-the-go snack.

Recipe For Hungarian Goulash Soup

Hungarian Goulash Soup

This hearty goulash soup is spiked with sweet Hungarian paprika and root vegetables. This hearty entrée is a complete meal when paired with butter noodles and a slice of crusty rye bread. This is a perfect dish for cold winter evenings, and is sure to please your family.

Recipe For Grilled Reuben Deluxe

Grilled Reuben Deluxe

This delicious marriage of savory corned beef, tangy sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and creamy Thousand Island dressing started appearing on menus in the 1950s. It is traditionally served on toasted rye bread, but marble rye bread is equally delicious. This version features gouda instead of Swiss, and is toasted to golden perfection under your broiler. Serve it deli-style with homemade potato chips and a dill pickle spear.

Recipe For Best Italian Beef Sandwich

Best Italian Beef Sandwich

This sandwich is rich with the full flavors of roast beef and spicy vegetable giardiniera. This is a classic recipe from Chicago that will remind you of the windy city. For even more decadence melt some savory and smoky provolone cheese over the saucy beef. Pair this sandwich with a savory potato salad or coleslaw.

Recipe For Beer And Onion French Dip Sandwich

Beer And Onion French Dip Sandwich

In my version of a classic French dip sandwich, the chuck roast is slowly cooked with beer, stock, and onions and Worcestershire sauce. This sandwich is a mouthwatering masterpiece.

Recipe For Empanadas


Don’t let the idea of making empanada pastry dough intimidate you! It is easy to make and uses a few ingredients you already keep in your pantry. This is a savory-style empanada, with a generous filling of ground beef, bell peppers, onions, and flavorful Spanish-style spices.

Recipe For Carbonnade Flamande

Carbonnade Flamande

Carbonnade Flamande is a savory Belgium beef stew recipe made with beer. Marinade juicy chunks of chuck roast with beer, garlic, and salt. The tender meat gets stewed in a fragrant beef broth with onions, crispy bacon,brown sugar, and several spices. This yummy stew tastes even better the next day.

Recipe For Crunchy Asian Beef Salad

Crunchy Asian Beef Salad

Salads, like this scrumptious Thai Beef Salad, are always a welcomed dish on your summer table. This salad gets its flavorful crunch from sliced cabbage, scallions, bean sprouts, and fresh greens. It features tender slices of broiled flank steak and a medley of Thai-inspired spices. Fill flatbread with leftover salad and make savory wraps for the next day!

Recipe For Meaty Lasagna

Meaty Lasagna

No two lasagna recipes are exactly alike. This scrumptious version features heavenly layers of tender lasagna noodles, a creamy ricotta mixture, and a zesty meat sauce. All the spices, juices, and cheese bake together in a dish that will thrill your taste buds. Sample this recipe and watch it become a family favorite!