Food Network's Meatiest Recipes

Craving red meat for dinner tonight? Check out the most-meatcentric recipes by the expert chefs at Food Network.

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Bacon-Wrapped Filet

The Pioneer Woman wraps her beef filet with smoky bacon to enhance the flavor of the steak. It's a quick and hearty meal, ready to eat in 25 minutes.

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Bacon-Wrapped Blackberry Pork Roast

Pork lovers will flock to this decadent dinner-table centerpiece. To secure the bacon, lay the slices over and under the roast, overlapping them slightly, then tie a piece of kitchen twine around each slice.

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Tyler's Chili Dogs

Tyler Florence makes an easy, beefy chili spiked with ketchup and mustard, then spoons it over grilled dogs and tops them off with grated cheddar.

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Meatloaf Lasagna

For this ultimate Italian-style dish, make a loaf packed with bacon, beef, pork and breadcrumbs. Layer the meatloaf with lasagna noodles covered in a special tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. Serve with dollops of ricotta.

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Pat's Famous Beef and Pork Chili

The Neelys make a hearty, beef-filled chili that's the perfect centerpiece for a serve-yourself chili bar. Set out garnishes like lime wedges, sour cream, shredded cheese and scallions.

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Bacon Burger Dogs

These beer-boiled bratwursts are encased in ground beef and then wrapped in bacon. Sunny Anderson recommends topping the burger dogs with cheddar and sweet raw onions for an ultra-rich effect.

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Bacon-Wrapped Turkey Breast Stuffed with Pear Hash

If you're seeking a break from traditional roast turkey year after year, take a page out of Sunny's book. She keeps the holiday interesting with her unusual presentation: turkey breasts wrapped in bacon and stuffed with a spicy pear mixture.

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Sausage and Apple Stuffed Pork Roast

For an elegant, budget-friendly holiday spin on pork, Melissa d'Arabian stuffs this roast with Italian sausage and sweet apples.

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Mini Bacon Cheesecakes

What could make individual cheesecake bites more delicious? Mix bacon drippings into the cookie crust to take them over the edge.

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Dad's Meatloaf with Tomato Relish

With 5 stars and more than 600 reviews, this ultimate meatloaf is sure to please the whole family. Tyler uses a mixture of ground beef and pork, and folds tomato relish into the meat to keep it juicy and flavorful.

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Chicken and Bacon Waffles

What could be more indulgent than chicken and waffles? Chicken and waffles made with diced, pan-fried bacon.

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Cowboy Nachos

By marinating the beef brisket for a day or two with plenty of soy sauce, lemon juice and garlic, Ree Drummond guarantees layer upon layer of flavor in her craveable nachos. She tops the chips with the braised meat, plus bacon-scented pinto beans, creamy Monterey Jack cheese and homemade pico de gallo for a fresh, slightly spicy bite.

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Ultimate Backyard Burger

This backyard burger is made with a combination of ground chuck, brisket and lamb, and it's seasoned with paprika for a super-juicy, flavor-packed bite. Smoked chili ketchup, mustard aioli, crispy bacon and classic American cheese top off this must-try burger.

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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken with Blue Cheese and Pecans

This indulgent bacon-wrapped chicken dish is similar to chicken cordon bleu but without the heavy breading. Top with a generous spoonful of Rachael Ray's homemade mustard-based gravy to keep everything moist.

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Cheyenne Burger

Bobby Flay uses turkey meat for his Cheyenne Burger, and he keeps things juicy with smoky bacon, sharp cheddar, crunchy onion rings and tangy barbecue sauce.

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Guy-talian Nachos

This recipe will make you forget your definition of nachos. Guy Fieri reinvents the favorite party food with Italian ingredients like ricotta, salami, capers and basil.

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Maple-Roasted Turkey with Sage, Smoked Bacon and Cornbread Stuffing

For this ultimate turkey, Tyler fills his bird with cornbread stuffing, bastes it in maple syrup and then covers it in bacon.

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Chicken-Fried Steak with Gravy

This country classic is full of irresistible flavors and textures — it's crunchy, meaty, a little spicy and smothered with peppery, creamy gravy. Serve it with mashed potatoes for a meal fit for the frontier.

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Stuffed Double-Cut Pork Loin Chops

Guy stuffs brined pork chops with pancetta, mushrooms and fontina cheese. Once they're stuffed, secure the opening with a toothpick before frying the chops to ensure a picture-perfect presentation.

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Baked Ziti

Dig your fork below the blanket of gooey mozzarella on top of Ree's big-batch casserole and find pasta tossed in a hearty beef-sausage sauce waiting for you underneath. Follow Ree's lead and let the dish rest for a few minutes after baking it; this will help the cheeses firm up slightly, so they don't ooze all over the plate when you serve it.

Get the Recipe: Baked Ziti