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…

All-in-one beef soup

All-in-one beef soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 500g lean beef chuck, coarsely chopped 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary 500ml (2 cups) Chicken stock 500ml (2 cups) water 80g (1/3 cup) pearl barley, rinsed 2 dried…

Chicken cacciatore

Chicken cacciatore

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 chicken thigh cutlets, skin removed, trimmed 4 chicken legs 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1/2 cup Chicken stock 400g can diced tomatoes 1 teaspoon caster sugar 1/2 cup pitted black olives, halved 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf…

Lentil & tomato soup

Lentil & tomato soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small brown onion, coarsely chopped 1 x 400g pkt vegetable Mix 2 x 400g cans brown lentils, rinsed, drained 1 x 400g can Diced Tomatoes 500ml (2 cups) Vegetable stock 500ml (2 cups) boiling water ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley Freshly ground black pepper Method Heat the…

Slow-cooked beef & barley soup

Slow-cooked beef & barley soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tsp olive oil 500g beef steak, trimmed, chopped 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, trimmed, chopped 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves 500ml (2 cups) beef stock 375ml (1½ cups) water 400g can diced tomatoes 75g (1/3 cup) pearl barley,…