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Mediterranean Beef with Gremolata

Tender Beef Recipe with Israeli Couscous

4

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

2 hrs 30 mins

Cook Time

Kathy Paterson

Recipe author

Kathy Paterson

This Mediterranean-inspired dish is sweet sophistication, tender beef paired beautifully with the sweet flavours of the dry fruit and cinnamon. Serve with Israeli couscous and let the compliments roll in.

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High Iron

Low Sodium

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Beef,

Special Occasion & Entertaining,

Casserole/Slow,

Family Favourites,

Lunch,

Dinner,

Ingredients

Beef

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600g Quality Mark cross-cut blade

cut into 5cm pieces

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1 onion

finely chopped

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1 clove garlic clove

crushed

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1 tsp ground coriander

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1 tbsp white flour

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1 cup beef stock

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1 cup water

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1 cinnamon stick

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8 apricot

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6 prune

Gremolata

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2 cloves garlic cloves

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zest from one lemon lemon zest

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2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley

finely chopped

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2 tbsp fresh mint

finely chopped

To serve

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2 cups couscous

cooked

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4 cups spinach leaves, blanched

Method

To Make Casserole

To Make Gremolata

To Serve

Slow Cooker Option

1

Preheat the oven to 170°C

2

Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat

3

Rub the beef with a little oil and brown off on both sides in batches

4

Transfer to a casserole dish as you go

5

Reduce the heat to low and add another dash of oil

6

Add the onion and cook until soft, about 5 minutes

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7

Add the garlic and coriander and cook for a further 30 seconds until aromatic

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8

Stir in the flour, then pour in the stock and water and bring up to the boil

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Add the cinnamon stick, then pour over the beef

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Cover and place in the oven to cook for 2 hours

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11

Remove beef casserole from the oven, taste for seasoning and add the apricots and prunes

12

Return to the oven for a further 30 minutes

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Nutrition Information per Serving (469g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1540 (368)kJ

Protein

40g

Total Fat

7.4g

Saturated Fat

2.1g

Carbs

31.2g

Sugars

12.3g

Sodium

233mg

Iron*

7.3mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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