Beef

19 10, 2018

Slow Cooker No-Bean Chili

2018-10-19T08:37:37+00:00October 19th, 2018|Recipes|

Chili is a cold weather comfort food! This recipe omits the beans for a lower carbohydrate version. Ingredients: 3 pounds ground beef 2 cups onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp ground cumin 1-3 tsp chili powder 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 cup sweet red pepper, chopped 1 small jalapeno seeded, finely chopped 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes 14 ounces diced tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 3 cups beef broth Instructions: • Brown your ground beef with the onion and garlic in a large skillet until no [...]

12 10, 2018

Beef Bourguignon with Cauli-Mash

2018-10-12T10:34:02+00:00October 12th, 2018|Recipes|

BEEF BOURGUIGNON WITH CAULI-MASH Ingredients: 1kg beef chuck or shin, cut into large cubes and seasoned with salt and pepper 100g butter or 2 tbsp oil 250g button mushrooms 20 cocktail onions, peeled 1 onion, chopped 1 leek, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 4 – 6 slices streaky bacon, diced 1 tbsp tomato puree 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 bay leaves 4 large sprigs thyme 500ml red wine 400ml beef stock Chopped parsley for garnishing For the cauli-mash: 1 large cauliflower, broken into florets 1 tbsp butter Salt and pepper Method: Melt the butter/heat the oil in a heavy based [...]

3 08, 2018

Fragrant Beef Koftas with Raita

2018-08-03T07:33:09+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Recipes|

These koftas are delicious cooked on the barbeque! Ingredients: 350g (12oz) lean minced beef 4 green onions,finely chopped 2 tsp garam masala ½ tsp ground cumin 8 tbsp thick Greek yogurt 5cm piece of cucumber, grated and with excess water squeezed out 1 ripe tomato, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed salt and freshly ground black pepper Method: Soak 6 bamboo skewers in water for 20 minutes. Mix together the minced beef, green onions, garam masala, cumin and 2 tbsp of the Greek yogurt. Season to taste. Roll into 6 pieces, each about 7.5cm long. Push each one on to [...]

20 07, 2018

Low Carb Big Macs

2018-07-20T07:22:10+00:00July 20th, 2018|Recipes|

SAUCE INGREDIENTS ½ cup mayonnaise 2 tbsp. yellow mustard 1 tbsp. ketchup 1 tbsp. pickle relish 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar ½ tsp. garlic powder ½ tsp. onion powder ¼ tsp. paprika ¼ tsp. salt BURGER INGREDIENTS 1 lb. ground beef Salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 slices cheese Lettuce leaves Sliced tomato DIRECTIONS Make sauce: In a medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, yellow mustard, ketchup, pickle relish, apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and salt. Make burgers: Form ground beef into 4 patties; season both sides with salt and pepper. Cook until burgers are cooked through to [...]

1 06, 2018

Taco Salad

2018-06-06T18:43:23+00:00June 1st, 2018|Recipes|

  Enjoy the taste of tacos in an easy to make low carb taco salad! INGREDIENTS TACO SEASONED GROUND BEEF: 1 pound ground beef 1 small onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ½ teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon black pepper SALAD: 4 big handfuls spring mix 2 medium tomatoes 2 medium avocados 4 ounces cheddar cheese shredded OPTIONAL TOPPINGS: Salsa Sour cream Parmesan crisps homemade or store bought     INSTRUCTIONS In large skillet, brown ground beef with onion and garlic. Drain off any [...]

26 01, 2018

Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

2018-06-04T14:34:07+00:00January 26th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: 4 green or red bell peppers, halved with seeds removed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 ½ pounds sirloin steak, sliced 1 large onion, sliced 16 ounces mushrooms, sliced Salt and pepper 16 slices provolone cheese Method: • Preheat the oven to 325F. Place the peppers in a large baking dish and bake until tender, about 20 minutes. • Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add the steak and cook for about 1 minute per side. Set aside. • Add onions and mushrooms to the skillet and season with salt and pepper. When softened, return the [...]

10 11, 2017

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu

2018-06-04T14:34:09+00:00November 10th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 750g stewing beef cubes 4 slices bacon, diced 2 onions, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 C beef stock 1 C bottled strained tomatoes (passata) ½ C dry red wine 1 can (156 ml) tomato paste 1 tsp sugar ½ tsp each fennel seeds and dried Italian herb seasoning ¼ tsp each salt and pepper 1 bay leaf Method: In slow cooker, combine beef, bacon, onions, garlic, broth, strained tomatoes, wine, tomato paste, sugar, fennel seeds, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and bay leaf. Cover and cook on low until beef is tender, 7 to 8 hours. Discard bay leaf. [...]

15 09, 2017

Four Cheese Zucchini Lasagna

2018-06-04T14:34:10+00:00September 15th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 tbsp butter 1 chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1lb ground beef 1/2 lb ground pork 1 can diced tomatoes, no salt added 1 can tomato paste, no salt added 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried basil Salt Freshly ground pepper ¾ C Provolone cheese, grated ¾ C Mozzarella cheese, grated ¾ C Friulano cheese, grated ¾ C Mild Cheddar cheese, grated 5 medium zucchinis cut lengthwise, 1/8" thick Method: o In a skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic for 2 minutes. o Add meat and cook for 5 minutes. Break up meat [...]

16 06, 2017

Spicy Beef Lettuce Wraps

2018-06-04T14:34:11+00:00June 16th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 450g beef steak ¼ tsp each salt and pepper 3 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp chili garlic sauce 1 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 tsp liquid honey 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp sesame oil 1 sweet red pepper, thinly sliced 1 cup carrot, thinly sliced 1 cup cucumber, thinly sliced 2 green onions, thinly sliced 12 large lettuce leaves (Romaine work very well) Method: • Sprinkle steak with a pinch each of the salt and pepper. Place on a greased grill and cook to desired doneness. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. • [...]

28 04, 2017

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

2018-06-04T14:34:13+00:00April 28th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 3 large red or green bell peppers, cut in half lengthwise and cored 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 lb ground beef 1 cup chopped red onion 1 cup chopped mushrooms 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon chili powder ½ teaspoon ground chipotle chili ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ½ cup canned tomato puree 4 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese Chopped fresh cilantro leaves for garnish Directions: • Place the peppers cut side down in a microwave safe dish. Add 1 cup water, and cover with parchment or wax paper. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on high until the [...]

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