Have some time to spare? Pull out the slow-cooker and make a delicious beef dinner for the family.
Cost per serving: $3.45
Serve this hearty stew over buttered egg noodles, accompanied by a salad or green vegetable.
See recipe: Hungarian Beef Goulash
Cost per serving: $1.05
Serve this chili over spaghetti and sprinkle with grated Cheddar for authentic Cincinnati flavor.
See recipe: Cincinnati Chili
Cost per serving: $1.39
Get your meat-and-potatoes fix the easy way with a classic shepherd’s pie made in the slow cooker. Lean ground beef, a frozen veggie mix and potatoes blended with just a touch of milk and butter make it a well-balanced meal.
See recipe: Slow-Cooker Shepherd’s Pie
Cost per serving: $2.47
Wrap any remaining meat and gravy; refigerate. On another night, shred the meat, stir it into the gravy and serve it on top of cooked egg noodles.
See recipe: Cola-Braised Brisket
Cost per serving: $2.96
This hearty dish works well with most root vegetables. Try adding peeled diced carrots, parsnips, potatoes or a combination of all three.
See recipe: Braised Brisket Braised with Sweet Potatoes
Cost per Serving: $3.51
Serve with some corn on the cob for the perfect summer dinner.
See recipe: BBQ Beef Short Ribs
Cost per serving: $3.71
Serve our version of a popular British curry with fluffy white rice, or soft flat bread such as naan.
See recipe: Coconut-Curry Beef