The Best Beef Meal Prep Recipes of 2024

Beef meal prep is worth adding to your rotation if you've been stuck on chicken or just looking for inspiration. Here are some of our favorites!

Beef is a great source of protein with great health benefits, noted for boosting iron in the blood, improving immunity, and improving muscle function. The 1990s were filled with campaigns promoting the benefits of beef, such as the slogan "Beef. It's what's for dinner," and Wendy's, "Where's the beef?!" For a while, we were all told that eating red meat was not good for you, but moderation is key—as with anything in life, right? So here are our favorite 23 beef meal prep recipes, for all your beefy inspiration!

Five Spice Beef and Broccoli

Beef with broccoli is a classic Chinese takeout dish, but not with five spices! Yum!

Protein 33 grams – Carbohydrates 32 grams – Fat 23 grams

Slow Cooker Asian Beef

Put your slow cooker to work for an Asian-inspired meal. Serve with rice!
Protein 38 grams – Carbohydrates 56 grams – Fat 20 grams

Instant Pot Beef Barbacoa

Delicious and spicy Mexican-inspired barbacoa comes together fast in the Instant Pot.
Protein 52 grams – Carbohydrates 16 grams – Fat 19 grams

Mongolian Beef Balls

Flavorful Mongolian meatballs are versatile. Serve as they are, with noodles, or rice.
Protein 25 grams – Carbohydrates 16 grams – Fat 25 grams

Jamaican Beef Stew

Spicy and sweet and hearty, this is a stew for the cold days of winter.
Protein 46 grams – Carbohydrates 68 grams – Fat 13 grams

Instant Pot Beef BBQ Ribs

Pressure-cooked ribs are amazing. Prep these with rice and cole slaw.
Protein 48 grams – Carbohydrates 56 grams – Fat 29 grams

Pesto Beef Kabob

Load up these beef kabobs and dip everything in pesto. Great combo!
Protein 37 grams – Carbohydrates 7 grams – Fat 40 grams

One Pan Paleo Beef Stroganoff

It only sounds fancy, but beef stroganoff is comforting and can be cooked in one pan.
Protein 36 grams – Carbohydrates 25 grams – Fat 16 grams

Low Carb Crock Pot Beef Ragu

Let the slow cooker do the work for this low-carb beef ragu. Serve of zucchini noodles.
Protein 31 grams – Carbohydrates 27 grams – Fat 14 grams

Beef Patties Sweet Corn Rice and Sautéed Vegetables

They're not quite burgers, but you can load up these beef patties up with veggies nonetheless!
Protein 28 grams – Carbohydrates 23 grams – Fat 5 grams

Beef and Vegetable Fried Rice

Fried rice cooks fast and uses up leftovers so well. Beef makes it a meal.
Protein 32 grams – Carbohydrates 46 grams – Fat 11 grams

Taco Seasoned Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Hash

Tacos are hard to refuse. Make up the ground beef with sweet potatoes. Loads of protein!
Protein 38 grams – Carbohydrates 23 grams – Fat 23 grams

Korean Beef Bowls

We love a good beef bowl prep and these are savory and full of veggies.
Protein 32 grams – Carbohydrates 33 grams – Fat 14 grams

Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Soup

Stuffed cabbage turns into soup in the slow cooker!
Protein 33 grams – Carbohydrates 44 grams – Fat 13 grams

Whole30 Pumpkin Mustard Stuffed Cabbage

More stuffed cabbage! This one gets great flavor from mustard and pumpkin.
Protein 20 grams – Carbohydrates 11 grams – Fat 17 grams

Beef Lasagna Casserole

Lasagna is always a slam dunk, and meal prepping it makes it so manageable!
Protein 48 grams – Carbohydrates 58 grams – Fat 26 grams

Beef and Cheese Taquitos

Roll up some tasty beef and cheese into tortillas. We love these for lunch.
Protein 24 grams – Carbohydrates 46 grams – Fat 19 grams

Beef Zucchini Enchilada

Instead of tortillas, zucchini fills in the gap for this low-carb beef enchilada!
Protein 28 grams – Carbohydrates 16 grams – Fat 30 grams

Tomato Chickpea Rice with Beef Patties and Steamed Broccoli

Lots of protein in this dish from the chickpeas and beef patties! Lunch or dinner!
Protein 28 grams – Carbohydrates 26 grams – Fat 19 grams

Kofta Kebob Meal Prep

We can barely contain our excitement about this amazing meal prep. It's worth breaking out the grill for these kebobs!
Protein 21 grams – Carbohydrates 5 grams – Fat 28 grams

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

It wouldn't be a beef meal prep roundup without meatballs, right?
Protein 49 grams – Carbohydrates 7 grams – Fat 25 grams

Sheet Pan Philly Cheesesteak

A deconstructed cheesesteak? Yes, please!
Protein 32 grams – Carbohydrates 24 grams – Fat 37 grams

Sheet Pan Chipotle Eye Round

Now here are a few ingredients you don't often see together: grassfed eye round with chipotle seasoning. Bring it on!

And for the bonus round... how about some Beef heart?! Here is a beef heart recipe, if you're into that sort of thing!

How to Cook Beef Heart

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