What's For Dinner: Pulled Beef Nachos, Healthy Pies, Underrated Cuts Of Beef, And Much More!

This week on What’s For Dinner? we’re cooking delicious pulled-beef nachos, looking at some of the most underrated beef cuts, putting a healthy twist on the classic Kiwi pie, looking at how red meat fits into your weekly diet, and discussing the ins and outs of roasts.

See off the cold with these delicious beef nachos

Spring couldn't come fast enough for us, but until the warmer weather arrives we're choosing to hunker down and get stuck into some comfort food. One recipe that you can't go past is these slow-cooked beef nachos. The combination of pull-apart beef, served with nachos, sour cream and coriander is a match made in heaven. Make sure to pass the lime wedges. Check out the recipe here.

The most underrated cuts of beef

Although almost every beef cut has its time and place, some cuts get less love than others. We took a look at some of New Zealand's most under-rated (and thus cheaper) cuts of beef. Which is your favourite? Learn more here.

If you'd like to read the article that inspired our poll, Stuff canvassed a range of butchers and chefs on this topic recently. You can read the article here.

A healthy twist on the classic pie

There's a lot of love for pies in this office, especially come winter where there's nothing better than a cosy night on the couch with some comfort food in hand. We’ve put a healthy twist on one of our favourite pie recipes to boost its ‘health’ status.


Meal prep: How red meat fits into a week of meals

The global recommendation is to enjoy three to four portions of lean red meat per week. Click here to find out what that could look like and how red meat fits in a week of meals. 

We've also produced a seasonal sample menu that will help you make the most of the best seasonal produce. Read it here

A spotlight on roasts

Roasting is one of the easiest cooking methods around; once it's in the oven it takes care of itself. We've taken a look at the do's and don't of roasts here.