Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Meal Plan Monday


Spaghetti Bolognese



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Jamie Oliver's 30 Minute Duck Salad, Giant Croutons & Cheats Rice Pudding
(I have searched all over the web. Sadly, this recipe can now only be found in Jamie Oliver's book "Jamie's 30 Minute Meals")




Night Out



Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Instead of making a large cake, divide batter evenly between a 12 hole muffin tin lined with paper cases. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean.
When cooled, top with frosting and store in the freezer in an airtight container. 

Monday, February 11, 2013

Grandma Smith's Slow Cooked Sweet Beef Curry

Recipe By: Grandma Smith
Serving Size: 6

500 g chuck steak, cubed
2 tablespoons plain (all-purpose) flour
salt and pepper
1 tablespoon curry powder
2 tablespoons butter
1 brown onion, diced
1 carrot, sliced
1 green apple, diced
1 tablespoon sultanas
2 teaspoons sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
500 milliliters beef stock


1. Place the flour, curry powder and salt and pepper in a large zip lock bag and shake to combine. Pop the beef pieces in the bag and shake until the beef is coated in the seasoned flour. Set aside

2. Melt butter in a saucepan over a medium heat add the beef (reserving any excess flour) and fry until lightly browned.

3. Add carrot, apple and onion. Cook for about five minutes or until softened. Add sultanas, sugar, lemon juice and stock. Cook for a few minutes until pan is deglazed (all the brown bits come up off the bottom). Add any left over flour to the liquid, stir to combine.

4. Tip all of the mixture into the slow cooker and cook on low for 4-6 hours, or until the meat is meltingly tender. Serve with steamed rice.