Italian beef rissoles with fresh tomato salsa

Ingredients (4 servings) 750g beef mince 55g (¾ cup) fresh breadcrumbs (made from day-old bread) 150g bought chargrilled capsicum (bell pepper), drained, thinly sliced 40g (¼ cup) pitted olives, thinly sliced ¼ cup finely shredded fresh basil 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 egg, lightly whisked 1 red onion, halved, finely chopped Salt & freshly ground…

Braised beef

Ingredients (serve 4) 400g Chuck steak, cut into 4 large pieces 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 small-medium brown onion (125g), thinly sliced 1 sprig fresh rosemary 2 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled 1 tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar 1 cup Beef Stock 2 cups water 1 bunch Carrots, scrubbed, halved lengthwise 1 teaspoon fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped…

Rich beef goulash

Ingredients (serve 4) 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 (bell pepper) cut into 2cm pieces 2 tablespoons plain flour 2 tablespoons sweet paprika 2 dried bay leaves 2 cups beef stock…

Chimichanga Beef

Ingredients (serve 4) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1kg chuck steak, cut into 2-3cm pieces 1 large brown onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 cinnamon stick 1 red or green fresh chilli (optional), finely chopped 500-750ml (2-3 cups) beef stock 400g can red kidney beans, rinsed, drained Sour cream,…

Lower-GI chilli con carne

Lower GI – but not in flavor – this dish of lean mince beef and chilli spices is a one pot wonder. Cooking Time 60 minutes Ingredients (serves 4) 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g lean beef mince 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander…

Spicy beef salad

Ingredients 600g beef scotch fillet steaks 2 tsp olive oil 1 x 100g pkt baby Asian greens 1 x 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 1 English cucumber, halved, thinly sliced diagonally 55g (1 cup) trimmed bean sprouts ½ cup fresh coriander leaves 4 slices wholegrain bread, to serve Dressing 1 long fresh red chilli, deseeded,…

Curried beef and vegetable stir-fry

Ingredients (serves 6) 1/3 cup (80ml) soy sauce 1 red bird’s eye chili, deseeded, finely chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 red onion, sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1½ tablespoons grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon curry powder of choice 500g lean beef mince 250g cabbage, finely shredded 1 red capsicum (bell pepper), deseeded, sliced 150g…

Mexican beef meatballs

Ingredients (Serves 4) 500g lean beef mince 2 x 125g cans red kidney beans, drained, rinsed 1 small red onion, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 3/4 cup chunky mild tomato salsa 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium avocado, halved, peeled 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream Salad, to serve Method Process mince, beans, onion,…

Beef with chilli and basil

Stir-fries are easy to prepare and make for healthy meals. As the ingredients are cooked quickly at high heat, vegetables don’t lose their nutrients. Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tablespoons canola oil 400g rump steak, thinly sliced ¼ cup sweet chilli sauce 2 teaspoons salt reduced soy sauce 2 teaspoons fish sauce 1 onion, cut into…

Summer Beef Salad

Ingredients (serves 4) 2 rump steaks (500g total) 1 tbs olive oil 275g baby green beans, trimmed 100g baby salad leaves 4 spring onions, thinly sliced Tarragon mustard vinaigrette 1½ tbs Dijon mustard with tarragon (see note) 2 tbs white wine vinegar ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil Method Season steaks on each side with salt…