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Italian-style beef stew

Healthy beef stew

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Try our easy, healthy beef stew recipe that's packed full of vitamin C. This warming dinner is perfect for chilly nights

  • Easily doubled
  • Easily halved
  • Freezable
  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal225
fat11g
saturates3g
carbs7g
sugars6g
fibre2g
protein25g
low insalt0.87g
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Ingredients

  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 300g pack beef stir-fry strips, or use beef steak, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 400g can chopped tomato
  • sprig rosemary, chopped
  • handful pitted olives

Method

  • STEP 1

    In a large saucepan, cook onion and garlic in olive oil for 5 mins until softened and turning golden. Tip in the beef strips, pepper, tomatoes and rosemary, then bring to the boil. Simmer for 15 mins until the meat is cooked through, adding some boiling water if needed. Stir through the olives and serve with mash or polenta.

RECIPE TIPS

MAKE IT VEGETARIAN
Leave out the beef and cook 1 chopped aubergine and 1 chopped courgette along with the pepper. Finish by sprinkling over some feta cheese.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2006

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