There’s a common misconception that you have to spend a lot of money to eat well. False! Not only are many of America’s favorite beef cuts lean, but the leanest cuts in the meat case are often some of the most affordable. At you’ll find shopping tips, preparation guides and recipes for delicious, healthy meals that won’t break your budget.

Picture 527Smoky Chipotle Pot Roast with Cornbread

Chuck Shoulder Pot roast, one of the top-selling cuts in the country, is an affordable lean cut that’s perfect for comfort food classics. For less than $1.00 per 3 oz. serving, plus a few ingredients from your pantry, you can serve our hearty Smoky Chipotle Pot Roast with Cornbread – a simple slow cooking recipe that will make your taste buds tingle.

Say Goodbye to Separate Meals

SteakedPitaPizzaThere’s one in every family: the picky eater who refuses to eat what everyone else is having. Preparing separate meals to please one palate can be expensive and time-consuming, so look for recipes that will please the whole family. Our Steaked-Out Pita Pizzas can win over any steak fan while Beef Sirloin Pasta Portabella can coax pasta lovers to be more adventurous. Still having trouble? Use the ingredients filter on our Recipe Search to find dishes customized to your family’s tastes.

Jill JohnsonJill Johnson
Illinois Beef Association
Director of Communications