Cheesy meatballs

Cheesy meatballs

Ingredients (makes 10 to 20 meatballs) 500g extra lean beef mince 1 brown onion, coarsely grated 1 medium carrot, peeled, coarsely grated 1 small zucchini (baby marrow), ends trimmed, coarsely grated ¼ cup (60ml) reduced-salt tomato sauce 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce 1 cup (80g) coarsely grated light cheddar ¼ cup (40g) plain flour ¾ cup [Continue Reading]

Italian-style beef stew

Italian-style beef stew

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 onion, sliced 1 garlic clove, sliced 2 tbsp olive oil 300g beef stir-fry strips, or use beef steak, thinly sliced 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced 400g can chopped tomatoes sprig rosemary, chopped handful pitted olives Method In a large saucepan, cook onion and garlic in olive oil for 5 [Continue Reading]

Slow-cooked lemon-paprika beef

Slow-cooked lemon-paprika beef

Ingredients (8 servings) ±1.4kg beef topside roast 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 2 teaspoons coriander seeds 2 dried bay leaves 1 tablespoon sweet paprika Chilli sauce 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes [Continue Reading]

Traditional beef chilli

Traditional beef chilli

Ingredients (4 servings) 800g beef chuck or blade steak, cut into 3cm pieces 1 onion, coarsely chopped 3 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander ½ teaspoon ground chilli ¼ teaspoon ground paprika 4 cups (1L) Beef stock 2 x 400g cans whole tomatoes 400g can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained salt and cracked [Continue Reading]

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 [Continue Reading]

Beef Ragu

Beef Ragu

Ingredients (8 servings) ¼ cup olive oil 1.3kg beef chuck steak, cut into 5cm chunks 4 eschalots, peeled, roots intact, halved 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 carrots, thickly sliced 2 celery stalks, thickly sliced 3 fresh thyme sprigs 2 fresh rosemary sprigs 2 dried bay leaves 1 cup dry red wine (or 1 cup beef [Continue Reading]

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. [Continue Reading]

Eggplant and beef hotpot

Eggplant and beef hotpot

Ingredients (6 servings) 80ml (1/3 cup) olive oil 1 (about 450g) eggplant, cut into 3cm pieces 800g beef chuck steak, cut into 3cm pieces 2 brown onions, coarsely chopped 3 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped 1 tablespoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground allspice 70g (¼ cup) tomato paste 3 ripe tomatoes, coarsely [Continue Reading]

Rich beef goulash

Rich beef goulash

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 750g gravy beef, trimmed, cut into 3cm cubes 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 200g button mushrooms, quartered 2 large red capsicums, cut into 2cm pieces 2 tablespoons plain flour 2 tablespoons sweet paprika 2 dried bay leaves 2 cups Beef stock 400g can [Continue Reading]