Best cut for 20 minute meals
Beef mince is not just for burgers - try it in a stir-fry, it cooks quickly and teams well with Asian sauces.
Unbelievably easy savoury mince
Pre-cut beef, veal or lamb strips from your meat retailer are a super quick option for a fast dinner.
Chilli beef and snake bean stir-fry with cashews
Warm lamb noodle salad
Lamb cutlets are a favourite to char-grill or barbecue, the high heat and short cooking time suits them.
Texmex cutlets with guacamole
Char-grilled lamb cutlets with spring salad
Beef or lamb sausages can be barbecued or oven roasted.
Sausages with sticky glaze
Barbecued beef sausages with a capsicum and cherry tomato salsa
- When you are strapped for time and need a quick meal, shop for a beef or lamb dish that you already know and love.
- Let the butcher do the work for you. Pre-cut beef or lamb stir-fry strips make a quick braise or stir-fry super quick.
- Look out for easy cook cuts like lamb cutlets or beef and lamb steaks.
- Mince based or casserole meals can often be cooked and frozen, ready for re-heating when you need a nutritious meal in a hurry.
Not sure which cut to choose? Check out How to match red meat cuts with best cooking methods