EASY BEEF GOULASH

This simple meal below was made in the slow cooker / crockpot. You can also add any other vegetables you have in the fridge as well such as eggplant, bok choy, spinach etc.

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HUNGARIAN BEEF STEW

Recipe Ingredients: 2Kg casserole beef ~ cut in chunks ½ Cup plain flour 60g butter 1 Onion ~ chopped 250g Mushrooms ~ sliced 3-4 Stalks of Celery ~ chopped 2-3 Bunches bok choy or spinach ~ shredded & chopped 2 Cups Beef Stock 1 Tablespoon Paprika Salt & Pepper ½ Cup sour cream 1 Lemon…

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HAMBURGERS IN A HURRY

There are days (and many evenings) when we just don’t feel like cooking; and feeding a large family can become monotonous and boring, yet we need to fill them up or they come back after dinner saying “I’m hungry”. Here is a very simple but filling idea for dinner.  You can use burger buns or sliced bread and of…

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MEAT MARINADES

Marinating can add extra flavour to a variety of meats so ideally it is best to marinate meat over night or during the day (for eight hours).  If you’re short of time, an hour will produce a good, but milder result. To make up marinades, all you do is mix the ingredients thoroughly.  Always place meat in…

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SHEPHERDS PIE

  500g Mince Beef 1 x brown onion Shallots or chives Fresh or dried herbs ½ cup plain flour ½ – ¾ cup stock 1 – 2 teaspoons of nutmeg or lemon rind Salt & pepper Oil 4 x Large potatoes – mashed Grated tasty or parmesan cheese This recipe is also good to hide other…

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LASAGNE

Ingredients: Tasty Cheese Cream Cheese Dried Basil or Parsley HOME-MADE PASTA BOLOGNESE SAUCE BACHAMEL SAUCE   Making Lasagne can be very time consuming, therefore when I make lasagne, I never just make one. I always do in bulk so I have meals to freeze for the future. I also tend to make the Bolognese Sauce…

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CROCK-POT CORNED BEEF

Corned Beef 1 cup of Vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 3 – 6 cloves Water     Remove corned beef from its packaging and rinse off the juices and give it a good wash. Place Corned Beef, Vinegar, Brown Sugar and Gloves into the crock-pot.  Pour cold water over the beef making sure it covers totally. Cover…

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BOLOGNESE SAUCE – Large Family Sized

When I make Bolognese Sauce, I don’t follow a recipe.  I also use whatever vegetables I have in my refrigerator at the time.  I always cook Bolognese Sauce in a large quantity as I use what I need for the evening meal and freeze the rest. Therefore instant meal for another night! The following recipe can be made on…

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MOUSSAKA

 MAIN INGREDIENTS: 500g Mince  lamb/beef 2-3 tblps Olive Oil 2 Large onions 2 Garlic cloves – crushed Fresh herbs – parsley, oregano, rosemary etc   2-3 Large Egg Plant 100ml Red or White Wine 2 tblps Tomato Puree 1 tblps Ground Cinnamon Salt and Pepper   1.         Slice Egg Plants, pack into…

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Quick & Easy Meatballs

1 large purple onion (could use brown too) ~ chopped 1 – 2 tablespoons crushed garlic or minced garlic 2 cups of fresh parsley ~ chopped (optional) 2 x 400g cans of Diced Tomatoes 1 x 140g tin of Tomato Paste 1 x 700ml Passata Sauce 1 Tablespoon of dried basil or mixed herbs Olive…

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