Beef can be part of your bodybuilding diet. It has nutrients that can help you to gain muscle mass in a healthy way. You can try some of the mentioned recipes in your pre or post workout, and you will see how energized you will be.
Beef recipes for good physique:
If you are a beef lover, and you keep eye on your diet due to your way of making incredible body, then you are on the right place. Choose your best recipe, take your ingredients and prepare for cooking them.
Beef soft taco:
Do not steer clear of big bad ground beef. You can choose a lean variety and start experimenting. From this recipe, you will get 428 calories, 42 grams carbs, 31 grams protein and 15 grams fat. You will need 18 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings. You will need the next ingredients: 1 cup lettuce, ½ cup chopped or sliced tomatoes, ½ cup finely diced onion, ½ cup diced red bell pepper, ¼ cup shredded low – fat cheddar cheese, ½ cup salsa, ½ cup reduced – fat sour cream, 4 whole wheat soft tortillas, 1 cup water, 1 finely diced onion, 1 packet reduced – sodium taco seasoning and 1 lb lean ground beef.
You need to brown the ground beef and onion in a skillet over medium heat. Then, stir in the taco seasoning mix and water and let simmer for four to five minutes. Then, remove it from heat and allow it to cool slightly. When this mixture is cooled, spoon beef into the soft tortilla shells and top with diced veggies, shredded lettuce, cheese, salsa and sour cream. Then, wrap and serve.
Beef with root vegetables:
The lower – cost cuts of beef are well suited to slow cookers, because they require longer cooking times at low temperature, and this allows the flavors to blend better. Root vegetables have beta – carotene and other Carotenoid which can help your body to produce vitamin A which is very important for the eye health. If you are watching your carbs, you can omit the veggies. From this recipe, you will get 471 calories, 44 grams carbs, 53 grams protein and 9 grams fat.
You will need 820 minutes to make it, and it is for 6 servings. You will need the next ingredients: 1 teaspoon ground mustard, 1 teaspoon cumin, 2 teaspoons chili powder, 2/3 cup brown sugar, 15 oz canned tomato sauce, 3 tablespoons flour, 1 dash black pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, 3 lb beef bottom – round, 2 turnips peeled and chopped, 2 shredded carrots, 2 sweet potatoes cut into cubes and 1 whole onion finely diced.
You need to arrange the onion, potatoes, carrots and turnips in the bottom of the slow cooker. Then, season the beef with salt and black pepper and rub flour on the beef. Put the beef on the top of the vegetables. You should combine the mustard powder, cumin, chili powder, brown sugar and tomato sauce and stir well. Then, pour this mixture over the beef. Cover it and cook it on low for twelve hours or on high for eight hours.
Beef and veggie skewers:
The lean beef can be a bore sometimes, but you can put it on a stick with a delicious marinade, and you have totally changed the game. From this recipe, you will get 740 calories, 21 grams carbs, 26 grams protein and 61 grams fat. You will need 185 minutes to make, and it is for 2 servings.
You will need the next ingredients: 1 red sliced onion, 8 oz lean beef, 1 green bell pepper, 1 red bell pepper, 4 cloves minced garlic, ½ cup lemon juice, 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, 1 teaspoon ground oregano and ½ cup olive oil. Firstly, preheat grill to medium – high heat. Then, mince the garlic cloves and mix them into the olive oil. Then, add lemon juice to the olive oil and garlic mixture, followed by rosemary and oregano.
Then, slice the lean beef into small chunks. Chop the onion and bell peppers into small squares and toss into a large bowl with the lean beef. Then, pour the marinade into the veggie and beef bowl and mix with a fork until it is fully coated. Then, let marinate in the refrigerator for two to three hours. Then, place on skewers, alternating cubes of lean beef with onion and bell peppers. You should put on the grill and cook for two to three minutes per side. You should soak eight bamboo skewers overnight.
The fitness nutrition does not mean that you have to eat broccoli and chicken all the time. You can use beef to make amazing and delicious meal. From this recipe, you will get 391 calories, 48 grams carbs, 20 grams protein and 13 grams fat. You will need 15 minutes to make it, and it is for 8 servings.
You will need the next ingredients: 1 cup guacamole, 1 cup salsa, 2 cups lettuce, 8 whole – wheat tortilla, ½ teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon minced garlic, 2 teaspoons cornstarch, 2 teaspoons honey, 2 tablespoons light soy sauce, ¼ cup lime juice, 1/3 cup low – sodium chicken broth, 1 sliced red bell pepper, 1 sliced green bell pepper, 1 diced onion, 1 teaspoon olive oil and 16 oz beef tenderloin. You should cook the beef strips in a large non – stick skillet and set it aside.
Then, in the same skillet over medium heat, add the red peppers, green peppers and onions. Cook it and stir it occasionally for seven to eight minutes, or until it is tender. You should combine the cumin, garlic, cornstarch, honey, soy sauce, lime juice and broth in a small bowl and mix well to dissolve the cornstarch.
Then, add the broth mixture to the skillet and stir it constantly for one to two minutes, or until it is slightly thickened. Then, add beef and stir to combine. Then, microwave the tortillas for one minute or until it is warm. Then, divide the beef mixture and lettuce among the tortillas and top with the salsa and guacamole. At the end, roll up the tortillas to enclose the filling and enjoy in it.
You can choose a lean variety of beef and star experimenting. From this recipe, you will get 312 calories, 28 grams carbs, 25 grams protein and 11 grams fat. You will need 25 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings. You will need the next ingredients: 4 whole – wheat hamburger buns, 2 tablespoons low – sugar ketchup, 2 tablespoons mustard, 4 slice small tomatoes, ½ cup spinach, 2 egg whites, 1/8 cup raw oats, 1 tablespoon ground oregano, 1 clove minced garlic, ¼ cup finely diced onion and 1 lb ground beef.
You need to combine oregano, garlic, onion, beef in a small bowl, and Worcestershire sauce, egg whites and oats. Then, form a mixture into patties and then put it on a grill or boil for five to six minutes per side or until no longer pink inside. Then, remove and serve on top a whole wheat burger ban. Top with mustard, low – sugar ketchup, pickles, tomatoes and spinach leaves.
Beef noodle soup:
This is one of the best choices that you can add in your bodybuilding diet. You will get 394 calories, 42 grams carbs, 31 grams protein and 11 grams fat. You will need 30 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings. You will need the next ingredients: 2 cups spaghetti whole – wheat pasta, 1 clove minced garlic, 8 oz canned bean sprouts, ½ cup snow peas, 2 cups broccoli, 1 cup finely diced stalk celery, 1 cup strips or slices carrots, 1 cup water, 2 cups low – sodium beef broth and 1 lb lean ground beef.
You should brown the beef in a skillet over medium heat. Boil the beef broth and water in a pot. When it is boiling, add snow peas, celery and carrots and cook for two to three minutes. Then, add ground beef, bean sprouts and broccoli and cook for another one to two minutes. Then, stir garlic and pasta and simmer over low heat for eight minutes. Serve it immediately.
If you want to eat something different in your diet, then this beef recipe is the right choice for you. From this recipe, you will get 370 calories, 43 grams carbs, 26 grams protein and 10 grams fat. You will need 20 minutes to make it, and it is for 6 servings.
You will need the next ingredients: 3 cups spaghetti whole – wheat pasta, 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt, 1 can low – sodium cream of mushroom soup condensed, ¼ cup skim milk, 2 tablespoons flour, ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper, ½ teaspoon table salt, 2 cloves minced garlic, 1 cup sliced mushroom, 1 diced onion, ½ tablespoon olive oil and 1 lb ground beef.
You need to brown the ground beef, onions and mushrooms in a skillet with olive oil. Then, add pepper, salt and garlic and cook for another five minutes. Then, stir in soup, flour, milk and Greek yogurt and cook for two to three minutes to allow flavors to distribute. You can serve it over top of cooked spaghetti squash or noodles.