Beef stew

Stews are easy and versatile dinner recipes


Stews are easy and versatile dinner recipes. Beef is packed full of iron; an essential mineral needed for red blood cells and prevention of anaemia.


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 675g / 1½lb of lean stewing beef, diced
  • 1 dessertspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 beef stock cube dissolved in 575ml / 1 pint of water or homemade stock
  • 40g / 1½ oz. of plain flour
  • 5 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Fry the meat in a frying pan on both sides until browned
  2. Remove from the frying pan and place in a saucepan
  3. Chop the onions and carrots and fry lightly in the frying pan
  4. Remove from the frying pan and place with the meat in the saucepan
  5. Sprinkle the flour into the frying pan and stir well
  6. Add the stock and seasoning. Continue stirring
  7. Add this to the meat and vegetables and cook gently over a low heat for 1 to 1½ hours until the meat is tender

Serving Suggestions

Serve with boiled or mashed potatoes

info

Stews can be easily prepared before dinner time and leftovers can be frozen for another day.

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Beef stew

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

90 Minutes

90 Minutes

Cost

Medium

Medium

5-a-day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Frying Pan, Measuring Jug(for Liquids), Saucepan, Wooden Spoon

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeFrying PanMeasuring Jug(for Liquids)SaucepanWooden Spoon
1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
1268kj
301kcal
15%
Fat
8.2g
12%
Saturates
2.7g
14%
Sugars
6.9g
8%
Salt
1g
17%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (430g)
Energy295Kj 1268Kj
70Kcal 301Kcal
Fat1.9g 8.2g
(of which saturates)0.6g 2.7g
Carbohydrate3.4g 14.8g
(of which sugars)1.6g 6.9g
Fibre0.8g 3.3g
Protein9.4g 40.4g
Salt0.3g 1g

Recipe rating

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