All the Cuts

Offering versatility to dishes, the various cuts of beef can inspire creativity in the kitchen. Sure, everyone loves a steak, but braised short ribs might be your new family favourite. Maybe your new smoker was just begging for brisket. With newfound imagination, suddenly, Alberta Beef is a weeknight mainstay. Explore all the cuts and ways beef can feed culinary creativity.

Chili Lime Steak with Cilantro Rice and Watermelon Salad

Peppery arugula and juicy watermelon salad add a pop of freshness to steak and whole grain rice dinner. A modest serving of beef provides 90% DV of your vitamin D daily needs. Absorption of the non-heme iron from the rice and arugula is enhanced by 150% by including meat in the meal.

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Barbecoa-Style Burgers

This burger recipe was inspired by a team of Mexican chefs that were hosted at the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence. We recommend using medium ground beef for the best flavour. If using lean or extra lean, add in a tablespoon or so of butter, cream or minced bacon to enhance flavour. Sauté the onion and garlic to incorporate into the patty better than if added uncooked. If you can find Ancho Sauce in the grocery store, that can substitute for the chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.

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Classic Roast Beef with Rosemary Cream Sauce

Roast beef’s so simple (and impressive) for entertaining – just season (simply), sear and slow-roast for best results. Use a Meat Thermometer to cook your roast to the doneness that you like the best – without overcooking it! A good thermometer is one of your best kitchen investments (way cheaper than granite counters)! Beef Strip Loin is ever-tender and has amazing flavour. And because of its flatter shape, a Strip Loin roast will cook quite quickly for its weight.

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