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Wagyu Ground Beef Recipe

Wagyu Ground Beef Recipe

Lori Walker, MS, RD
Wagyu ground beef is a high-end cut of meat from Japanese cattle that comes from wagyu cattle, which have been prized for generations for its marbled texture and rich flavor. 
The Wagyu breed produces an incredibly succulent, juicy, and flavorful beef that is often considered some of the best in the world. 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 421 kcal


  • 1 Pan


  • 1 pound wagyu ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion or sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chopped onion and garlic and sauté until softened, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the wagyu ground beef to the skillet and cook until browned, breaking it up with a wooden spoon as you go along, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the dried basil, paprika, oregano, Worcestershire sauce and tomato paste to the skillet and mix everything together. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Reduce heat to low and let simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the beef is cooked through. 
  • Serve hot.



• For a richer taste, you can add some red wine to the skillet when simmering.
• If you want a spicier version of this dish, you can add hot sauce or chili flakes.
• You can also substitute ground pork for wagyu beef if desired.
• This recipe is great with freshly cooked pasta, potatoes or rice.
• For a healthier version, you can use lean ground beef instead of wagyu ground beef. 
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