Recipes

One Pot Wonder

beef casserroleThe weather is wild today. Cold, raining and a perfect opportunity to cook a hearty beef casserole in one pot, with added fibre to boost.

The whole family can enjoy this healthy meal that is filling and nutritious.

If you are on a healthy eating or weight loss diet you can enjoy it as well.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 45 minutes

Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 400 grams of chuck steak diced
  • 2 onions diced
  • 2 cloves of crushed garlic
  • 2 tbs of cornflour
  • 2 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • 2 medium potatoes, washed and diced (peeled if you like)
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 2 litres of reduced sodium beef stock plus additional water/stock if desired
  • 4 tbs of no salt tomato paste
  • 1 cup of soup mix
  • 1 tbs of oil
  • 1 large handful of chopped parsley for post cook.

Directions

1.       Heat a large heavy based dish, add oil and heat through the garlic and onions.
2.       Add in the diced chuck and sprinkle over the flour. Lightly brown the outside of the meat.
3.       Add in the celery, carrots and potatoes and mix around.
4.       Add in the diced tomatoes, tomato paste and stock and soup mix.
5.       Bring the stock to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cover to cook for 30 minutes.
6.       After around 30 minutes, take off the lid and cook on a simmer for an additional 15 minutes to reduce some of the liquid.
7.       This can be eaten as is or with a side of grain.

Without additional side grain there is 380 calories per serve

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written by:

Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014.Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."