Not all shaved beef recipes are created equal. But these 35 beef shaved steak recipes are guaranteed to satisfy your meat-y craving.
What is shaved beef?
If you’re reading this, you probably already know the ins and outs of shaved beef. But if you wound up here by accident, here’s what you need to know.
Shaved beef refers to thin slices of cooked beef that have been shaved or sliced off a larger cut of meat. You can use it in a variety of dishes—from sandwiches to stir-fry—and is appreciated for its tender texture and robust flavor. The type of beef used varies, but sirloin and flank steak are two popular choices.
What can be made from sliced beef?
This super simple Mongolian shaved beef recipe with rice takes 5 minutes to prep and requires very few ingredients. I love Mongolian beef as it’s full of nutrients such as vitamin b12 and protein. To make it gluten-free, use a grain-free soy sauce.
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Get messy with the shaved beef cheesesteak sandwich dripping in cheese and Worcestershire sauce. Although it’s not a traditional Philly cheesesteak, it’s still one of my favorite shaved beef steak sandwiches.
If you’re looking to cook something healthy for a family weeknight dinner, I recommend this recipe for shaved steak soup. And it’s not just healthy, it’s full of flavor too!
I love how this recipe fully deconstructs a Philly cheesesteak and turns it into a casserole. It takes all the delicious flavors of the Philadelphia classic but makes it a lot easier to eat – and it’s keto-friendly!
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In this steak quesadilla recipe, Mexico meets Philadelphia, and boy do the two pair well. The traditional hoagie bun of the Philly cheesesteak is replaced with a toasted tortilla. Yum!
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My favorite thing about this shaved steak tacos recipe is the homemade sauce. I advise grilling your shaved steak as you get much more flavor than with a pan. Now you know what to cook next Cinco de Mayo!
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The gyros, a traditional Greek dish, is a universally-loved classic, and this recipe will show you why. With a beautiful soft pillowy flatbread, tzatziki sauce, and lemon zest, this sandwich is a great way to use up your shaved beef.
I tried this shaved steak tostada recipe as an appetizer last time I had guests; it was a major hit! And you can whip it up in less than half an hour.
This shaved steak BLT recipe calls for ribeye steak, but you can replace it with any shaved beef of your choice. The seared steak and delicious mayonnaise, honey, and canola oil sauce create a unique sandwich that will leave a mark … on the side of your lip.
Why not deconstruct a beef gyro and throw it on a pizza? Just make sure not to have any Italians over the day you decide to cook this unorthodox dish.
There’s nothing wrong with good old Bolognese. But why not spice things up (with hot cherry peppers) and make a pasta bake with Philly cheesesteak flavors?
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These little steak and cheese crescent bombs are just so darn cute! If you’re looking for finger food with shaved steak, I highly recommend this recipe.
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A baked potato has never looked so good before. With oozing cheese sauce, ranch, and thinly shaved ribeye steak, this recipe will make your taste buds do backflips.
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Ribeye steak is used in this spicy cheesesteak egg roll recipe, but you can replace it with the shaved steak of your choice. Finger food has never looked so good before!
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This recipe for beef fajitas is so simple that anybody could cook it on a skillet. And the chipotle lime crema pairs beautifully with the fajita beef!
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Here, we use shaved steak to recreate a classic McDonald’s breakfast dish – the steak, egg and cheese bagel. It’s an easy-to-prepare, hearty sandwich that will get you up and running for the day.
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This fresh, Mexican-inspired dish with garlic and Chimichurri sauce is normally on flatbread but works great on naan bread too. I love cooking Chimichurri shaved steak flatbread sandwiches with the whole family as it’s fun and so easy to prepare!
If you’re looking for a warm and comforting dish with shaved steak, this chili cheesesteak stew will make you want to get cooking right away. This rich, meaty dish is one of my favorite cheesesteak remixes.
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When you serve shaved steak with melted mozzarella cheese, bell peppers, and mayo in between a beautiful onion bun, you just can’t go wrong. And you can whip up this meaty sandwich in minutes!
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In contention for the title of “king of snacks”, we present the shaved steak and cheese stuffed pretzels. Of course, it can also be an appetizer, and what a delightful way to start a meal.
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This cheesesteak potato soup recipe puts a twist on the traditional potato soup, a classic comfort food. Adding shaved steak just makes any dish so much better, doesn’t it?
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This shaved beef Bulgogi recipe can seriously compete with those at a top Korean restaurant. It’s so easy to cook, and the flavourful marinade will make you look like a top chef.
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When it comes to snacks, toasties are often at the top of the list. But with thinly shaved steak and oozing provolone cheese in between a crispy garlic bread, this one is a sure winner.
Inspired again by the classic Philly sandwich, this soup with shaved steak is served in a sourdough bread bowl. What an awesome idea!
Sometimes, I like to skip dinner and make myself a big, filling breakfast. And this shaved steak and cheese bagel sandwich is the perfect way to do so.
To finish off our list, we have a Japanese-Korean fusion dish; a blast of delicious umami flavors. It’s so simple to make and one of my favorite shaved beef recipes.
With less than 10 minutes of prep time, this Asian-inspired shaved steak dish has the potential to become one of your weeknight favorites. With sriracha, soy sauce, pepper flakes, ginger and brown sugar, the sweet-and-sour combination is perfect.
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Here, we use shaved steak in this traditional dish instead of stir-fried beef. Providing a good source of fiber and protein, this is a healthy option with low calories.
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