4 EASY BACK TO SCHOOL RECIPES WITH OSTRICH

easy weeknight ostrich recipes

As summer winds down and the back-to-school season picks up, life can get hectic. With kids back in school and adults back to their busy schedules, finding time to prepare wholesome meals can become challenging. But fear not, because we have a unique and delicious solution that's both nutritious and quick to prepare: ostrich meat.

Ostrich meat is not only incredibly healthy, being lean and packed with nutrients, but it's also easy to cook. It's a true red meat that tastes like beef and is never gamey, pleasing even the pickiest of kids. Here are four simple back-to-school ostrich meat recipes that will make weeknight dinners a breeze. 

 

1. OSTRICH TACOS 

American Ostrich Farms ground tacos

Turn taco night into a healthy feast with ostrich. Brown ground ostrich meat in a skillet, add your favorite taco seasoning, and serve it in taco shells or lettuce wraps. Top with fresh salsa, guacamole, and shredded cheese for a delicious and satisfying meal. 

 

2. OSTRICH MEATBALLS AND SPAGHETTI

American ostrich farms meatballs

Swap traditional beef meatballs for a healthier alternative by using ostrich meat. For more of a challenge, you can follow our recipe using ground ostrich steak. But for keeping it Monday night easy, you can grab our pre-seasoned and formed meatballs. Bake or pan-fry the meatballs until they are golden brown. Serve them with marinara sauce and spaghetti for a kid-friendly twist on a classic dish.

 

3. OSTRICH SKEWERS

american ostrich farms skewers

A fun and colorful way to enjoy ostrich meat is by making skewers. Marinate chunks of ostrich meat with your favorite seasonings, then thread them onto skewers with bell peppers, onions, and zucchini. Grill or broil for a tasty and visually appealing meal that's perfect for a weeknight dinner.

 

4. OSTRICH SALAD 

american ostrich farms salad

For a lighter option, create a delicious ostrich salad out of any ostrich steak or filet. Grill or pan-sear thin slices of ostrich meat and place them on a bed of mixed greens. Add your favorite salad toppings like cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and a balsamic vinaigrette dressing. It's a refreshing and nutritious meal that's ready in no time.


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