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Beef stew

This beef dish contains high amounts of iron and magnesium. Also high in carbohydrates, great hearty energy booster ideal for cold winter days.

Recipe serves 3

Ingredients

  • 3kg diced stewing Beef
  • 1 diced turnip
  • 2 diced onions
  • 1 diced carrot
  • 1 diced leek
  • 2 diced potatoes
  • 1 diced celery
  • 3 sliced mushrooms
  • 50g pearl barley
  • 20g tomato puree
  • 1litre water
  • 2 cubes vegetable stock
  • Handful of fresh Rosemary

Method

  1. Boil water in a pan and add the beef into the pan, boil beef for 1 hour until tender remove from water place and side then add stock to water.
  2. Add tomato puree, diced vegetables and pearl barley to the stock and simmer for 40 minutes , make sure all of the vegetables are the same size .
  3. When vegetables reach al dente add the beef and mushrooms to the stew, season and cook for a further 5minutes
  4. Remove from heat then serve in bowl with fresh rosemary on top and fresh homemade bread on the side.

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