Spanish meatball & butter bean stew

Ingredients (3 servings) 350g lean beef mince 2 tsp olive oil 1 large red onion, chopped 2 peppers, sliced, any colour will do 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbsp sweet smoked paprika 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 400g can butter beans, drained 2 tsp caster sugar small bunch parsley, chopped crusty wholegrain or Rye…

Beef mince and pea curry

Beef mince and pea curry

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons madras curry paste 650g beef mince 400g can diced tomatoes 1 cup frozen peas Method Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until soft.…

Beef and carrot casserole

Beef and carrot casserole

Ingredients (4 servings) 1½ tablespoons Olive Oil 750g beef steak, trimmed and cubed ¼ cup flour 1 leek, trimmed, washed and sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tablespoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground ginger 2 cups salt-reduced beef stock 6 carrots (medium size), cut into wedges 400g diced tomatoes ½ cup pitted green olives ¼…

Beef & vegetable casserole

Beef & veg casserole

Ingredients (5 servings) 2 celery sticks, thickly sliced 1 onion, chopped 2 really big carrots, halved lengthways then very chunkily sliced 5 bay leaves 3 sprigs thyme 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp plain flour 2 tbsp tomato purée 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 beef stock cubes, crumbled 850g stewing beef (brisket…

Beef chilli hot pot

Beef chilli hot pot

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 600g diced beef 1 brown onion, finely chopped 35g packet chilli seasoning 410g can chopped tomatoes 420g can red kidney beans, drained, rinsed Method Heat 1½ tablespoons oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Cook beef, in batches, for 2 to 3 minutes or until browned. Transfer…

Tomato and Green Bean Beef Mince

Tomato and Green Bean Beef Mince

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large brown onion, cut into wedges 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g beef mince 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons curry powder 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2 dried bay leaves 400g can crushed tomatoes 300g green beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm lengths 2 tablespoons…

Meatball frittata

Meatball frittata

Ingredients (4 servings) 300g lean beef mince 1 small brown onion, grated ¼ cup dried breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 eggs, lightly beaten ½ cup milk ¼ cup chopped fresh basil leaves 1/3 cup grated parmesan 1/3 cup grilled red capsicum, cut into strips Method Combine mince, onion and breadcrumbs in a bowl. Season…

Beef, bean and feta salad

Beef, bean and feta salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 200g green beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces olive oil cooking spray 500g beef steak of choice 2 x 400g cans cannellini beans, drained, rinsed 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 250g grape tomatoes, halved 50g Fetta, crumbled ½ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons olive oil…

Greek-style stuffed capsicums

Greek-style stuffed capsicums

Ingredients (4 servings) 4 large red capsicums (bell peppers) ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 300g lean beef mince 1 tablespoon dried oregano ½ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, roughly chopped ½ cup fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped 400g can chopped tomatoes ½ cup brown…

Ratatouille with peppered steak

Ratatouille with peppered steak

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 red onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, crushed ¼ teaspoon dried chilli flakes 1 large red capsicum (bell pepper), cut into 2cm pieces 1 large eggplant, cut into 2cm pieces 2 medium zucchini (baby marrow), cut into 2cm pieces 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 400g can chopped tomatoes 1…