Steak Stir-Fry with Asparagus and Red Pepper Recipe

Ingredients (serves 4) 3 Tbsp canola oil 250g asparagus, trimmed, cut on the diagonal into ±75mm lengths (about 1½ cups) 500g of flank steak, sliced in half lengthwise (along the grain) and then cut into thin strips, ±50mm  long and ±6mm wide (put the steak in the freezer for 15 minutes before slicing to make…

Ratatouille with peppered steak

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

Beef and bean chilli

Ingredients (serves 4) 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 teaspoons ground cumin 1½ teaspoons chilli powder 375g lean beef mince 1 x 410g cans diced tomatoes ½ cup salt-reduced beef stock 1 x 400g cans large kidney beans, drained, rinsed 100g green beans, trimmed, chopped Method…

Beef with lentils, feta and mint

Ingredients (serves 4) 250g punnet cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil 1/2 cup (80g) kalamata olives, chopped 2 x 200g beef sirloin steaks 1 tbs chopped rosemary 400g can lentils, rinsed, drained 1 tbs lemon juice 150g feta, crumbled 1 tsp dried mint 2 tbs mint leaves Method Preheat the oven to 200C. Toss…

Steak with balsamic mushrooms

Ingredients (serves 2 to 4) 4 x 100g beef steaks (sirloin or rump) Olive oil cooking spray 1 tablespoon olive oil 200g button mushrooms, sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon thyme leaves, finely chopped 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar Baby spinach, to serve Method Lightly spray both sides of steaks with oil. Season with…

Beef and vegetable lasagne

Ingredients (serves 4) 500g lean beef mince 1 red onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 medium carrot, grated 3 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 medium green bell pepper (capsicum), finely chopped 200g small button mushrooms, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 x 400g cans diced tomatoes with oregano and basil Olive oil…

Chilli con carne with herb salsa

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1kg gravy beef 2 medium red onions, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 medium red bell peppers (capsicums), finely chopped 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 cinnamon stick 800g can diced tomatoes 1 1/2 cups beef stock 1/2 cup chopped fresh coriander…

Brazilian beef kebabs

Ingredients 60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 60ml (1/4 cup) fresh orange juice 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1kg beef rump steak, fat trimmed, cut into thin strips Lemon wedges, to serve Method Combine oil, orange juice, garlic, cumin, paprika and cayenne pepper in a glass…

Spezzatino di manzo (Italian beef stew)

This hearty Italian beef stew dish is enriched with the flavors of rosemary, sage and savory pancetta. Ingredients (serves 6) 75g (½ cup) plain flour 1.5kg beef chuck steak, cut into 5cm pieces 60ml (¼ cup) olive oil 100g fat free bacon, coarsely chopped (optional) 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped…

Balsamic steak with cannellini bean mash and salsa

Succulent tender steak is a great choice with mashed cannelini beans and steamed green beans. Ingredients (serves 4) 4 (about 150g each) beef sirloin / rump or fillet steaks 3½ tbs balsamic vinegar 1 x 250g punnet grape tomatoes, halved ½ red bell pepper, deseeded, coarsely chopped ½ small onion, coarsely chopped Olive oil spray…