Top 6 protein rich recipes


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Six winning protein recipes

Protein is an important part of a healthy and balanced diet. It provides energy to fuel our bodies and is an essential part of the body’s tissues, organs and cells. Eating enough protein also helps with:

  • Optimal growth and development
  • Maintenance, growth and repair of lean muscle mass
  • Bone health
  • Weight management

Red meat, such as New Zealand beef and lamb, is a high-quality source of lean protein, due to its essential amino acid profile, high digestibility and absorption.

We can see you're searching for protein rich recipes, so we’ve gathered the top 6 in one convenient place.

Beef and Vegetable Kebabs

Threaded with vibrant peppers, tender cubes of beef are grilled to perfection, making these kebabs perfect for a BBQ or a weeknight dinner.

Asian Style Lettuce Cups

Delicious and bursting with flavour, these Asian style lettuce cups are perfect served as a healthy lighter meal or as part of a summer barbecue.

Teriyaki Beef Sushi Bowl

These bowls are use slow cooked beef (throw it in your slow cooker while at the beach) and can be totally customised with what vegetables and toppings you like.

Hoisin Glazed Lamb Chops

Marinate New Zealand lamb shoulder chops with a perfect sweet, unami and spicy hit that the family will love.

Steak and Prawn Fajitas

Take a trip to Mexico with these surf n turf fajitas that will have everyone salivating. Serve with lashings of fresh lime and jalapenos on the side.

Spring Salad of Lamb Neck Fillet

Bright and fresh flavours are punctured with rich lamb and salty feta for a hearty salad that makes the most of some more unusual cuts.


Posted by Beef + Lamb New Zealand