Goulash soup

Goulash soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 400g beef chuck steak, trimmed, cubed 1 medium brown onion, chopped 1 medium carrot, peeled, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon paprika 3½ cups Beef stock 400g can diced tomatoes 450g potatoes, peeled, cubed Sour cream and fresh chives, to serve Method Heat oil in a saucepan…

Four-bean soup with barley

Four-bean soup with barley

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 celery stalk, roughly chopped 1 carrot, roughly chopped 3 thyme sprigs ½ cup (105g) pearl barley 2 cups (500ml) Vegetable stock 2 x 400g cans four-bean mix, rinsed, drained 400g can chopped tomatoes ½ cup finely sliced flat-leaf parsley…

10 minute ratatouille

10 minute ratatouille

Packed with veges, this quick and tasty side dish will become an instant family family favourite! Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 red capsicums (bell pepper), thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 small eggplant 2 small zucchini (baby marrow) 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 3 medium tomatoes, chopped Method Heat oil in…

Chicken and vegetable soup

Chicken and vegetable soup

Ingredients (4servings) 4 chicken drumsticks 1 litre (4 cups) Chicken stock 2 potatoes, peeled and diced into 2 x 2 cm dice 2 large carrots, peeled and small diced 1 leek, white part only, halved lengthways and sliced 6 garlic cloves, crushed 60g baby kale leaves ½ lemon, juiced Olive oil, to garnish Paprika, to…

Chicken and chickpea bake

Chicken and chickpea bake

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons plain flour 8 chicken drumsticks ¼ cup olive oil 300g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 x 400g cans diced tomatoes ½ cup Chicken stock 75g feta cheese, crumbled 1/3 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves to serve Method Preheat oven to 180°C. Combine…

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 barley soup

Beef and barley soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 600g beef chuck, trimmed, cut into ±3cm pieces 1 large brown onion, halved 2 thyme sprigs 2 celery sticks, thickly sliced 2 carrots, chopped 1 bay leaf 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 5 cups (1.25L) beef stock ¾ cup (150g) pearl barley, rinsed 100g green…

Baked chicken and sweet potato with chickpeas

Baked chicken and sweet potato with chickpeas

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 red onions, halved, cut into thick wedges 600g sweet potato, peeled, cut into 3cm pieces 4 tomatoes, halved 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 (about 620g) chicken thigh fillets 240g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained ¼ cup chopped fresh continental parsley Method Preheat oven to 220ºC. Combine the…

Lifesaving lentil soup

Lifesaving lentil soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus extra to drizzle 1 leek (pale part only), thinly sliced 2 carrots, finely chopped 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 cup (200g) green or brown lentils, rinsed, drained 2L (8 cups) Vegetable stock 400g can chopped tomatoes 400g can cannellini beans,…

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…