4 Spicy Chili Recipes to Heat Up Your Winter
Warm up with these hot chili recipes
Warm up with these hot chili recipes
This satisfying protein is easy to make, even when you don't have a traditional grill to cook atop.
Don’t destroy your roast! Take the advice from nationally known culinary experts to ensure your corned beef tastes (and smells) just like a restaurant-quality version.
Making your own beef jerky is super easy – and way healthier than packaged products. Follow our step-by-step recipe to create a savory, flavorful jerky that's also clean.
Dig out your casserole dish, we're making a keto-friendly, one-pan weeknight savior...with a chefy twist.
Beef braciole (pronounced brah-jole' in the US and brah-cho'-leh in Italy) is a classic Neapolitan recipe that’s made quicker by braising the beef in marinara in the Instant Pot.
These saucy sirloin beef wraps come together in under 30 minutes for the ultimate easy dinner. TIP: Don't underestimate the power of herbs! For bright flavor in every bite, top these beef wraps with cilantro.
Don’t turn up your nose at these unappealing ingredients – put them on your plate instead. Each of these “gross” foods offers unique health and nutritional benefits.
From traditional spaghetti and meatballs to Italian meatball sliders, here are some of our favorite recipes to make year-round.
This big-batch meal comes together in an hour and tastes even better throughout the week as those classic chili flavors meld together. This version is bean-free for a change.
Shiitake mushrooms, both in the patty and sautéed as a topping, add a wonderfully deep flavor to these burgers.
The addition of Asian flavors from ingredients such as tamari and green onions gives standard burgers a twist. Raw and crunchy bok choy pairs perfectly with the sweet and spicy burgers.
Savory little meatballs are served as tapas all over Spain, with toothpicks for spearing those tasty morsels and popping them in your mouth. They’re lovely served piping hot or at room temperature, so they make great party food.
Start that grill and get your drinks on ice—it's time to get your crowd fed and happy with these clean holiday favorites.
The time has come to dust off your grill and dine al fresco. These clean cookout favorites promise all the flavor with a fraction of the calories and double the nutrition!
The meatballs are saucy, so you want to form the parchment into a bowl shape to keep the sauce from running onto the vegetables as they roast together in the same pan.
There's no need to soak the beans overnight for this easy slow-cooker version of an all-American favorite. The corn bread recipe makes more than you'll need, but here's a tip: Heat up the leftovers and drizzle with honey for a super fast breakfast the next day.
The quinoa and beef in this scrumptious gyro bowl will fuel you for hours, while the decadent tzatziki sauce will have you craving this recipe again and again.
We’ve spiked these beef burgers with grated beet and carrot to add a hint of sweetness and a healthy dose of fiber. Any whole-grain bun or lettuce wrap works well with this burger – then add your favorite toppings such as tomatoes, onion and lettuce.
Red beet and chile pepper salsa makes for a striking and flavorful topper on these oregano and sriracha–marinated steak tacos. Because this salsa requires a little baking time to cook the beet, you can make it entirely up to 1 day in advance and refrigerate until serving.
Jarred tomato sauce is a shortcut that helps get these meaty subs on the table fast. For evenly sized meatballs, divide mixture into thirds, then divide each third into 6 equal balls – this will ensure they cook through at the same time.
Prepare these eight slow cooker recipes in the morning before work and enjoy a healthy and filling meal the whole family will enjoy.
A sticky, garlicky Asian pear sauce is the star of this stir-fry and what makes it taste so much like the one from your local takeout joint. This is one of our team’s absolute favorite dishes of the issue – we highly recommend it! If you have a little more time on your hands, try making the garlic chips as a crispy topper.
Sub spaghetti squash for pasta in this rich and filling gluten-free casserole.
Chinese restaurants popularized the earthy spiced beef stir-fry known as Mongolian beef, but we’ve improved it by wrapping the savory mix in perfect pouches of whole-wheat crepes.
A marriage of savory and sweet is the hallmark of Moroccan cuisine, and we’ve brought the two taste sensations together with our bite-size meatballs, which boast a perfect blend of warm cumin and cinnamon and crisp mint and coriander.
We’ve piled all the fixings of a hearty beef and barley stew into personal ramekins and slathered each in pillowy dough in this Clean Eating recipe. If you’re strapped for time, top your ramekins with store-bought whole-wheat biscuits and bake until golden. These pies pack in 70% of your daily fiber!
A one-skillet twist on a traditional chili with corn bread, this clean eating chili uses both lean beef and black beans for a satisfying protein punch.
Savory spiced beef is topped with a sweet pineapple salsa in these irresistible, finger-licking-good tacos.
Say “so long” to being sick: Just 1 serving of this exotic Lemongrass Coconut Beef Stir-Fry contains more than 60% of your recommended daily value (DV) of vitamin C. An immune-boosting nutrient and antioxidant, vitamin C works to combat free radical damage and helps maintain the health of your heart, joints and skin.
Bolster Immunity with this dish! Corn contains a variety of carotenoids, compounds that act as antioxidants and have immune-boosting effects. Only yellow corn, however, has significant amounts of these healthful compounds. White corn does not, so be sure to opt for yellow!
Taco night has never been so tasty! This recipe uses chuck roast, an economical cut of beef made for the slow cooker. Serve with our salsa fresca.
To cut costs without skimping on flavor, we use cheap cuts of stew beef (chuck or round roasts will do) instead of the pricier ground beef normally used in chili. The slow-and-low heat of your slow cooker easily breaks down the tough cuts into tender, melt-in-your-mouth chunks of savory meat.
Fragrantly spiced beef with chickpeas and sweet potatoes make for a satisfying, protein-rich meal. Dried apricots add a punch of sweetness to balance the richness of this dish.
This signature Korean dish is like a deconstructed version of fried rice. Piles of ingredients top bowls of rice – and it’s up to the diner to mix everything together.
These lean beef meatballs get topped with an exotic-tasting tomato sauce that features pomegranate molasses for a subtle tang and depth of flavor. Puréed cauliflower is a lighter, less-starchy stand-in for mashed potatoes. Garnish with additional cilantro springs.
Packed with bold flavors, this 30-minute stir-fry is sure to become a regular in your household. Make sure you opt for gluten-free tamari.
These Sesame Tamari Beef Meatballs are powerful anti-inflammatory foods, stimulates good digestion, detoxifies the body and is rich in vitamins A and K.
Adzuki beans are incredibly high in fiber and protein and are easier to digest than other varieties.
Savory flank steak marinated in a sweet and sour sauce tops fresh leaf lettuce, juicy mango and crunchy cashews.
Savor this beef and chickpea chili on those cold winter nights when all you want is a warming bowl of comfort.
Dreaming of a tender Sunday roast? This roast beef with sweet potatoes recipe serves 8.
Classic beef Stroganoff is a Russian dish made by simmering strips of beef in a stew and swirling in velvety sour cream. Our slow-cooker version has all the flavor of the original recipe but with less fuss. Serve over whole-grain broad noodles or brown rice.
A clean take on a childhood favorite – burgers and tater tots.
Ginger, lime, honey, soy sauce, ginger and then some - this beef stir-fry packs flavor in spades and keeps you full thanks to rice and eggplant sides.
Give your steak an extra punch of flavor with our easy herb and Dijon marinade. Our colorful, crunchy slaw made with cabbage, carrot, zucchini and onion is a lovely addition alongside your grilled herbed steak.
Sometimes quality is worth the extra cost! We explain the difference between grain-fed and grass-fed beef.
Mexican food often gets pegged being unhealthy, but our Mexican stuffed bell peppers prove the contrary! We’ve doubled up on fiber-rich beans and sweet corn while still packing in juicy beef, so you get all the flavor with less fat. Serve with lime wedges and brown rice or quinoa.
Meatball fans rejoice! Traditional to North African and Mediterranean cuisine, kefta are essentially large, cylindrical meatballs grilled on skewers and served with yogurt sauce. We've paired ours with fragrant veggie rice and dairy-free sunflower sauce.
Our Asian-style beef noodle soup offers a hearty bowl of vegetables, buckwheat noodles and vegetables with kick!
An abundantly healthy, well-rounded meal in the time it would take you to call for takeout, this simple steak is balanced by a pungent, fresh horseradish cream for dipping.
Want a burger to make your friends and family go wild? Our Big Stack Burger wins for the most mouthwateringly delicious patty, sauce and toppings!
Chinese five-spice powder adds a subtle hint of exotic flavor, while tangerines add sweetness to balance out the richness of the brisket.
While all of our recipes keep calories in check, we’ve collected 30 especially low-calorie meals that pack just 300 cals or less per serving! Toss them on your menu after a cheat meal and keep them around for your regular rotation. With recipes like mac & cheese, shrimp ’n’ grits and a loaded grilled cheese, they’re definitely satisfying!
Sure to appear on your weekly menu over and over again, this simple-to-prepare beef stir-fry boasts incredible depth of flavor and is on the table in 15 to 20 minutes!
This recipe is inspired by the traditional Cuban dish ropa vieja (Spanish for "old clothes"). Traditionally served with potatoes and chickpeas, you can also try it with rice, quinoa or corn tortillas. Using sweet onions keeps the flavor subtle.
Three types of lettuce mingle with veggies and tender strips of broiled steak. With our Black Peppercorn Yogurt Dressing, we doubt you'll miss the ranch - and you'll certainly love the calorie count: just 187!
We've chosen to keep it light for this steak pasta recipe with a tomato-based sauce smoothed with sour cream. Top that off with lean steak and lesser-known whole-wheat farfalle pasta, and you've got yourself a deliciously clean dinner sure to please any pasta lover in your family.
This spicy beef jerky recipe is better-than-purchased with basic kitchen materials: All you need are some flavorful spices, an oven, and a few hours to spare.
Kick up your mother's meatloaf with a spicy homemade glaze and serve with your favorite potato salad or mashed potatoes!
Spice up your evening with this succulent beef tenderloin topped with fiery sauteed shrimp.
Flank steak is lean and economical, a perfect blank canvas to paint with ample flavor thanks to our piquant marinade! Be sure to marinate overnight to ensure that your meat is nice and tender.
To ensure a tender flank roll deeply infused with the flavors of the southwest, we sear the exterior and let the slow cooker do the rest!
Ditch high-sodium beef dips – they can be labor intensive and replete with artificial flavor enhancers. With just five ingredients, our all-natural sandwiches keep sodium in check, offering 32 grams of protein and letting your slow cooker do most of the work!
Searing a large piece of beef and then roasting it in the oven gives you the best of two worlds: crisp, caramelized edges and a tender, juicy interior. Our herb-laced Dijon rub is the icing on this sirloin roast.
Panko bread crumbs and crushed walnuts join forces with dried herbs to create a crispy, flavorful coating for our roast – in perfect textural contrast to its creamy blue cheese sauce.
This protein-rich dinner is only $2 per serving, but that doesn't mean it can't have rich flavor! The process of reduction intensifies the sauce's flavor, lending the sirloin a pleasing tang.
When dealing with inimitably supple beef tenderloin, keep it simple: A quick dash of seasoning and a hot sear in the pan and this cut will always impress.
Switch butter and whole milk with reduced-fat cottage cheese whenever you want to whip together your own flavorful, naturally low-fat mashed potatoes.
It doesn't get more decadent than this meaty, cheesy dip with homemade crispy pita chips. Low-fat sour cream and cream cheese help achieve a velvety texture without excess fat.
Bursting with meaty goodness and doused in tasty red sauce, you'll need two napkins and a fork for this one! Buy the leanest ground beef or bison you can find, preferably grass-fed and free-range for maximum beefy flavor.
Find out how one reader manages to serve up a lean burger that actually bursts with juiciness.
Chef Jo's transformed food truck burger is based on a classic from Grill 'Em All, winners of Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race. The truck is the heavy metal brainchild of two longtime buddies who use fresh, local ingredients for their German-inspired beef burger.
Basically filet mignon before it's cut into steaks, beef tenderloin is naturally lean. Here, we add a crust of garlic and horseradish, which mellows to become amazingly flavorful without being overpowering.
While a little less than an hour may seem long until dinner is ready, you can make this soup entrée ahead and enjoy it for dinner or lunch anytime. Trust us, it's even better on the second day!
We've captured the spirit of the British favorite with a few CE twists on the traditional filling of beef, onion, potato and rutabaga. Serve with clean ketchup for dunking and a simple spinach and arugula salad with a squeeze of lemon.
Julie O'Hara takes the ultimate one-pot comfort food and slashed the fat, calories and sodium.
Derived from the cassava root, tapioca starch (or tapioca flour) is a thickener that's ideal for sauces and stews, as it dissolves completely and offers a glossy sheen to liquids.
There's nothing like a hearty stew to get you through the colder months. Ours is replete with fresh veggies, from the requisite onion and carrot to artichoke hearts, for a satisfying texture and a dose of nutrients.