beef. It's What's For Dinner. 300

Tune in for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300, funded by the Beef Checkoff, on Saturday, February 19 at 5:00 pm ET. To help gear up for the big event, check out these delicious beef recipes that are perfect for tailgating, or homegating, on race day.

Cookoff Recipes

BEEF TENDERLOIN WITH CHEESY GRITS AND CHIMICHURRI by Chef Lamar Moore

This recipe from Chef Lamar Moore has Beef Tenderloin served with cheesy grits and topped with a Chimichurri sauce.

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BERBERE BEEF KEBABS by Chef Jennifer Carroll

Try these Strip Steak Beef Kebabs with Green Tomato Chutney and Garlic Yogurt from Chef Jennifer Carroll.

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FLANK STEAK ‘STREET CORN’ SKEWERS by Chef Ryan Clark

This race day Flank Steak recipe from Chef Ryan Clark features griddled vegetables, beer cheese sauce and charred corn.

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Chef Josh Capon Recipes

BACON AND ONION JAM BEEF SLIDERS

Bringing these bacon and onion jam beef sliders will make you the MVP of your tailgate.

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SHAVED FILET MIGNON LETTUCE CUPS

Make this Filet Mignon Lettuce Cups an as an appetizer or meal for your next tailgate party.

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SOUTHWESTERN SLIDERS

These Southwestern Sliders are sure to be a hit at your next tailgate party.

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More Race Day Recipes

Nacho Beef Dip

nacho beef dip

Ground Beef, salsa and cheese dip meet in the skillet for a family favorite recipe. Try this dip with tortilla chips or veggie strips.

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Italian Beef Meatball Sandwich Rolls

Italian Beef Meatball Sandwiches Rolls

Ground Beef Italian-style sausage is stuffed with mozzarella cheese and baked in dough for a bite-sized recipe packed with flavor.

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Easy Roast Beef Potluck Rolls

Easy Roast Beef Potluck Rolls

Thinly sliced Deli Roast Beef is sandwiched between rolls and baked with cheese till golden and delicious.

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THE BEEF. IT’S WHAT’S FOR DINNER.® 300 KICKS OFF GRILLING SEASON WITH SAVORY RACE DAY RECIPES AND A GRILLING CHAMPION

While Award-winning Chef Josh Capon demonstrated delicious tailgating – or homegating – recipes, Chef Jennifer Carroll came out in front at this year’s Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.® 300 cookoff.

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cooking tips

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grilling tips

What’s a tailgate without a grill? Whether you’re using gas or charcoal, check out our simple steps to perfecting the grill.

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outdoor cooking tips

Preparing and cooking food outside of the kitchen can be an exciting and delicious experience. Learn the tips and tricks to having a tasty, safe and properly cooked meal away from the kitchen.

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Background on Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300

The 2022 Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.® 300 continues a the relationship between the Beef Checkoff and Daytona International Speedway.

The 31-degree banked Daytona International Speedway held the first event for the new NASCAR Xfinity Series race in 1982, and the late Dale Earnhardt came home the winner. In fact, Earnhardt won a total of seven Xfinity Series season-openers at Daytona, including five in-a-row from 1990-94.

For information and a complete schedule of all racing events as part of Speedweeks, including the Tuesday night kickoff Busch Clash on the DAYTONA Road Course, log onto www.DAYTONA500.com or call 1-800-PITSHOP. Fans can stay connected with Daytona International Speedway on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for the latest Speedway news throughout the season.