Tuscan Style Beef Stew

By 29/08/2018 Food Pot Recipes

A rich and hearty Tuscan style ‘stew’ that is very quick to make as you are pan frying the meat as it is already a relatively tender cut of beef. Great for any time of the year, but particularly good for cold weather days.

Serves: 2 X 500ml food pots

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 onion, sliced or diced
  • 1 garlic clove, sliced
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 300g beef stir fry strips (rump or sirloin is best)
  • 2 peppers (any colour), thinly sliced
  • 400g chopped tinned tomatoes
  • Sprig of rosemary, finely chopped
  • Sprig of thyme, leaves removed
  • Pitted black olives, handful

Method:

  • Gently cook the onion and garlic in olive oil for 5 minutes until softened and turning slightly golden in colour.
  • Making sure you separate them, tip in the beef strips, sliced pepper, tomatoes and herbs. Gently bring to the boil.
  • Simmer for 15-20 minutes until the meat is cooked through and tender. If the mix begins to dry out, add some hot water
  • Stir through the olives, then ladle the stew into each pot.

Nutritional Values:

Calories 225, Fat 11g, Saturates 3g, Carbohydrates 7g, Sugar 6g, Fibre 2g, Protein 25g, Salt 0.87g

 

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