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Beef and Scallion Stir-fry Recipe

May 1st, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2tablespoonshoisin sauce
  2. 2tablespoonsrice vinegar
  3. 1tablespooncornstarch
  4. coarse salt
  5. 1/2teaspoonred pepper flakes, plus more for serving (optional)
  6. 1tablespoonvegetable oil, plus
  7. 1teaspoonvegetable oil
  8. 1 1/4lbsflank steaks, cut diagonally across the grain into 1/2-by-3-inch strips
  9. 4garlic cloves, minced
  10. 2bunchesscallions, sliced crosswise 1-1/2 inch thick, white and green parts kept separate
  11. OPTIONAL

  12. hotcooked rice

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together 3/4 cup water, hoisin sauce, vinegar, cornstarch, 3/4 teaspoons salt, and 1/2 teaspoons pepper flakes; set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoons oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over high heat. In two batches, cook steak until lightly browned, turning once, about 2 minutes per batch. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Add remaining teaspoon oil to pan along with garlic and whites of scallions. Cook, tossing often, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Whisk hoisin mixture to combine; add to pan along with scallion greens.
  4. Return meat to pan; cook, tossing to coat steak with sauce, 1 minute. Remove from heat. Serve immediately, over rice and sprinkle with pepper flakes, if desired.

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A Beef Chili Recipe

April 30th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2lbs coarsleylean ground beef(I use stew beef)
  2. 2teaspoonsbacon grease
  3. 2garlic cloves, minced
  4. 2cups choppedonions(I prefer the white onion)
  5. 1cup choppedcelery
  6. 1cup choppedgreen peppers
  7. 1 (8 ounce)cantomato sauce
  8. 1teaspoonsalt
  9. 1/4cup groundnew mexico chile powder
  10. 1/2teaspoonoregano
  11. 1/2teaspooncumin
  12. 1/2teaspooncayenne powder (optional)
  13. 1 (16 ounce)can stewedplum tomatoes
  14. 1 (4 ounce)cansalsa, verde
  15. 1 (4 ounce)canjalapeno peppers(chopped0)
  16. 1 (16 ounce)canred kidney beans
  17. 1 (16 ounce)candark red kidney beans
  18. 1 (12 ounce)bottle of your favoritebeer

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a dutch oven brown beef in oil (I use 2 tsp bacon grease).
  2. When beef is almost brown add garlic and cook for abot 2 minuits.
  3. Add your vegatables and cook till tender.
  4. Add tomato sauce and your spices.
  5. Mix together well.
  6. Add your stewed tomatoes, salsa verde and jalapeno peppers.
  7. Add the beans or cook seperately and add later.
  8. Finally pour the beer over the mix and cover.
  9. Simer for about 2 hours at a low heat.
  10. Great with corn bread.

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Italian Beef Pasta Bake Recipe

April 17th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 500g95% lean ground beef
  2. 2-3cupsmacaroni noodles, cooked(originally 1 cup)
  3. 1mediumonion, diced
  4. 1teaspoon mincedgarlic
  5. 425gdiced tomatoes with juice
  6. 2tablespoonstomato paste
  7. 2teaspoonsbrown sugar
  8. 2teaspoonssweet paprika(I use a bit more than this, I just add more till it tastes right)
  9. 1teaspoondried basil
  10. 1teaspoondried oregano
  11. salt and pepper
  12. 1/2cup tastylow-fat cheddar cheese, grated

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cook macaroni according to directions. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  2. Spray a frypan lightly with cooking oil spray and cook the onion and garlic until soft. Add mince beef and cook until well browned.
  3. Add the can of tomatoes, tomato paste, brown sugar, paprika, herbs, salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add cooked macaroni to sauce and stir through. You can adjust the amount of pasta according to how you like it.
  5. Pour into greased casserole dish and top with grated cheese and bake in the oven for about 15 mins until the cheese is melted.

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Potato and Beef-Tortilla Skillet Recipe

April 15th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Potato and Beef-Tortilla Skillet Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1lblean ground beef
  2. 1 (5 ounce)packageau gratin potatoes
  3. 3 1/4cupshot water
  4. 1 (11 ounce)canmexicorn whole kernel corn, drained
  5. 1 (1 1/4 ounce)packagetaco seasoning
  6. 4ouncescheddar cheese
  7. 1cuptortilla chips, crushed

DIRECTIONS

  1. 1. Cook beef in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain. Stir in Taco seasoning mix.
  2. 2. Stir in Potatoes, and hot water.
  3. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 17 to 18 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender.
  4. 3. Stir in corn; sprinkle with cheese. Cover and simmer 2 to 3 minutes, without stirring, until corn is hot and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with tortilla chips immediately before serving.

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Thick and Creamy One Pot Beef Stroganoff Recipe

April 15th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Thick and Creamy One Pot Beef Stroganoff Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2lbslean ground beef
  2. 1onion(diced)
  3. 1 (10 ounce)canmushrooms
  4. 3tablespoonsonion soup mix
  5. 1tablespoonworcestershire sauce
  6. 1tablespoonHP steak sauce
  7. 1teaspoonpaprika
  8. 2 (10 ounce)canscream of mushroom soup
  9. 1cupmayonnaise
  10. 3tablespoonslemon juice
  11. 1/2teaspoonsalt
  12. 1/4teaspoonpepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Fry ground beef and onion in a large pot until beef is no longer pink.Drain off any residual oils.
  2. Add all other ingredients to pot, stir well and simmer on low for 15 minutes, stirring occassionally.
  3. Serve over your choice of egg noodles, rice or pasta.Enjoy!

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