Nutritional facts / serving

  • 430 Kcal
  • Protein 25g
  • Carbs 50g
  • Fat 13g

How to make this recipe

Ingredients

Serves 4

400g diced chuck steak
1tbsp. olive oil
1 red onion roughly chopped
10 tomatoes roughly chopped
2 sweet potato cut into large dice
1tsp. ground cinnamon
1½ tsp. ground cumin
1tsp. ground coriander
1tsp. hot chilli powder
1 bunch rosemary
½ inch of fresh ginger grated
10-15 dried apricots
1 tbsp. white wine vinegar
2 tbsp. dark soy sauce
200ml chicken stock

The beef and apricots in this dish are rich in iron which helps boost the production of red blood cells and contributes to improved endurance.

The spices contain anti-oxidants which boost the immune system. Cous cous is a good source of carbohydrate and provides energy.

Benefits: Boosting immune system.

Directions

Heat a casserole dish over a high heat and add the olive oil. Once the oil is smoking gently add the beef and brown all over. Now add the onion and tomatoes and cook for a further 1-2 minutes or until the tomatoes are starting to break down.

Next add the sweet potato, and the remaining ingredients. Bring the stew to the boil and remove from the stove. Place a lid onto the casserole dish and place into the oven at 120 degrees -140 degrees for 2 ½ hours. 

Remove from the oven and adjust the seasoning accordingly, and serve with couscous and minted yoghurt.

Directions

- Cooking tip -

The beef in this dish is rich in iron which helps boost the production of red blood cells and contributes to improved endurance. The spices contain anti-oxidants which boost the immune system. Cous cous is a good source of carbohydrate and provides energy.

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