I do not eat meat often, but I had a guest around and needed to make a nice warm fulfilling meal. So i made this simple one dish meal. Did not make a mess and it doesn’t require absurd ingredients… just the basics. It is fresh and healthy. Plus meat every now and again is good for you.
Benefits of lean beef:
A health benefit of lean beef is that it can help you lower your cholesterol levels.
Lean meats are packed with important nutrients like B vitamins (niacin, thiamin, riboflavin and B6), which help the body’s metabolism, aid in red blood cell formation and play a vital role in our nervous system; iron, found particularly in red meat, helps maintain energy and carry oxygen through the bloodstream (and is especially important for teenage girls and women in their child-bearing years); magnesium, which is vital for building bones; and zinc, which is essential for our immune system.
The unbiased truth is that every body is different, so vegan, vegetarian , dieters, meat-lovers, etc just listen to your body.
250 g Sainsbury’s extra lean ground beef
1/2 chopped onion
1 garlic bulb
1/2 tablespoon mixed herbs
1 tablespoon chilli flakes
1 oxo beef cube
1 can kidney beans (do not drain the water)
1 cartoon/ 400g chopped tomatoes
Brown the meat (did not have to drain the fat as i got extra lean)
Add the chopped onions, garlic, mixed herbs, and chilli flakes (could add more or less to taste, and even add other spices if wanted). Let absorb into meat for a minute.
Now combine the kidney beans (do not drain the water) and chopped tomatoes.
I add the oxo beef cube with just enough water to dissolve the cube (maybe 1/2 cup)
Lower the heat and let simmer for about 10 minutes (or for however long you like).
Then its ready to serve.
Can be paired with a potato, rice, vegetable, etc.
This is a one pot dish that will make enough to serve at least 3 good portions