Beef starters (37)

    For savoury nibbles or a more filling first course, check out our beef starter recipes. Find Asian beef coleslaw, beef skewers, beef samosas, cocktail meatballs, Moroccan mince parcels, beef carpaccio and loads more.

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    3 reviews
     
    1hr45min

    These tasty baked meatballs will disappear quickly from anyone's Christmas party. My mum makes them every year for New Year's Eve, and now so do I.

    Recipe by: Lara

     
    7 reviews
     
    2hr30min

    These ginger infused beef kebabs make excellent party nibbles. Try leftovers on a sandwich!

    Recipe by: Vivian Chu

     
    3 reviews
     
    50min

    Samosas are traditionally deep-fried, but in this delicious version they are made with crunchy filo pastry, brushed with a little oil and baked. Serve with fruit chutney or yoghurt raita and a mixed salad for a casual, light lunch.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

     
    No reviews
     
    35min

    This salad not only looks delicious but tastes so good that you might become addicted to it! Beef mince, fresh ginger, garlic, shredded cabbage, carrots and peppers are tossed in a spicy sesame-soy sauce dressing. Serve with fresh coriander and lime wedges.

    Recipe by: Stasty Cook

     
    5 reviews
     
    2hr15min

    Keftedes are economical, versatile and - above all - unbelievably tasty! These meatballs are baked instead of fried, but still get nice and crispy. Read my tips below for how to serve them as nibbles or make great use of leftovers.

    Recipe by: Diana

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