Gourmet Beef Recipes You Can Make At Home

Restaurant-worthy beef recipes

Beef Wellington

The Spruce

Whether you want to recreate your favorite steakhouse meal at home or learn how to make a beef Wellington that even Gordon Ramsay would give the nod to, we've got you covered with our best gourmet beef recipes. From elevated steak dinners to international classics, these are the beef recipes every carnivorous home cook should learn to master. Try them out for special occasions like Valentine's Day, celebratory dinners with family and friends, or whenever you want to impress.

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    Instant Pot Prime Rib Roast

    Instant Pot Prime Rib Roast

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    The Instant Pot dramatically slashes the usual cooking time for a succulent prime rib roast served with its natural cooking juices. It's an excellent main dish for special occasions or weekend family meals. When ordering your roast from the butcher, keep in mind that each rib will generally feed two guests.

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    French Steak au Poivre

    French Steak au Poivre

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    Steak au poivre is a classic French preparation of beef fillets encrusted with cracked black peppercorns and smothered in a rich and creamy cognac sauce. While it looks and tastes special, this dish is actually quite easy to prepare in a single skillet and is a fabulous way to dress up less expensive cuts of steak.

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    Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon

    Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon

    The Spruce / Maxwell Cozzi

    While ultra-tender filet mignon needs little help in the flavor department, wrapping it in bacon only makes it better. This popular steakhouse dish is incredibly easy to whip up at home. Customize it to taste with your choice of bacon from the standard, thin-cut variety to thick-cut applewood smoked bacon.

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    Braised Beef Cheeks in Amarone Wine

    Braised Beef Cheeks in Amarone Wine

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    Beef cheeks are an affordable cut of meat and a flavorful variation from the norm. This recipe takes a cue from a storied Italian restaurant and braises the meat in a decadent, full-bodied red wine sauce for meltingly tender beef cheeks that fall apart on the fork. It's a perfect dish for a cold winter day or anytime you crave warm comfort.

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    Beef Bourguignon

    Beef Bourguignon

    The Spruce / Elaine Lemm

    Beef bourguignon has a well-deserved reputation as one of the tastiest French recipes of all time. Despite its highfalutin name, it is essentially a long-simmered beef and vegetable stew, made rich with plenty of good red wine and finished with baby onions, button mushrooms, and smoked bacon lardons.

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    Beef Wellington

    Beef Wellington

    The Spruce

    It's chef Gordon Ramsay's signature dish and now it can be yours with this gourmet recipe that is simple enough for home cooks to master. Once you learn how to make a classic beef Wellington at home, you'll always have an impressive entree at hand for your most special occasion dinners.

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    Grilled Espresso Tri-Tip Roast

    Grilled Espresso Tri-Tip Roast

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    Take your grilling game to the next level with this inventive recipe that uses ground espresso coffee beans to marinate an economical tri-tip roast. You'll get extra beefy-tasting meat without the need to invest in pricier steaks. Serve with mashed potatoes and a green vegetable for an easy, satisfying meal.

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    Beef Stroganoff

    Classic Beef Stroganoff

    The Spruce / Qi Ai

    Forget about shortcut Stroganoffs using canned mushroom soup. This is the classic beef Stroganoff, made by cooking lean beef and onions on the stove-top in a creamy homemade sauce that includes beef broth, butter, and sour cream. Whip it up in 30 minutes, and ladle over hot cooked egg noodles, for a heart-warming supper.

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    Steak Tartare

    Steak Tartare

    The Spruce / Elaine Lemm

    While it's not for everyone, steak tartare is a popular gourmet appetizer found on many French restaurant menus. It combines chopped raw beef steak with minced gherkins, red onion, and a sharp, lemony dressing, presented in chic, molded form. Because the meat is served raw, use the best quality aged raw beef you can afford for this dish and ensure that it is always kept cool.

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    Slow Cooker Parisienne Short Ribs With Mushrooms

    Slow Cooker Parisienne Short Ribs With Mushrooms

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    Few things come close to the comfort factor of slow-cooked short ribs. This gourmet version with mushrooms and onions, cooked in a rich red wine sauce, is fall-apart tender and packed with flavor. It cooks mostly hands-free so you can focus on setting the table, shaking up cocktails, and spending time with guests.

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    Matambre (Argentine Stuffed Flank Steak)

    South American Stuffed Flank Steak (Matambre)

    Marian Blazes

    Matambre is a wonderful Argentine beef dish that is a clever way to elevate less-expensive flank steaks. The beef is rolled and stuffed with a tempting mixture of vegetables, hard-cooked eggs, and cheese. Serve the grilled roulades with a simple red wine pan sauce or a green chimichurri sauce.

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    Steak Diane

    steak diane with garlicky spinach

    The Spruce / Pete Scherer

    Steak Diane is an elegant, restaurant-style dish of flavorful strip steaks in a rich mushroom-herb cream sauce. It is a great choice for Valentine's Day dinner or whenever you want to treat someone special to a fancy, at-home meal. Serve with garlic mashed potatoes to soak up all that beautiful sauce.

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    French Daube de Boeuf Provencal

    French Daube de Boeuf Provencal

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    If you've tried and liked boeuf Bourgignon, give this French Provencal dish a whirl. It's a mouth-watering melange of slow-cooked beef, bacon, and vegetables in an aromatic sauce that includes cognac, cinnamon, and orange zest. Plan to start it early (or a day ahead) to allow time for marinating the beef before cooking.

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    Filet Mignon With Gorgonzola

    Filet Mignon With Gorgonzola

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    Get your blue cheese fix with this gorgeously indulgent preparation for filet mignon. There's something insanely indulgent about perfectly-grilled steaks smothered in ultra-flavorful, meltingly gooey gorgonzola cheese. Serve with mashed or baked potatoes for a scrumptious, steakhouse-style meal at home.