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We’re a era that lack spare time and we really feel the stress to finish duties shortly. Whether or not we’re coming in late from work or busy taxiing our children round, to numerous after-school actions, the time left to organize a wholesome weekday meal is restricted. I’ve been working with Australian Beef to assist spotlight the flexibility and ease of utilizing beef in wholesome and fast mid-week meals. Right now I’m sharing two simple beef recipes that I typically make, on busy weeknights, and are assured to be eaten by my children.

Disclosure: I’ve been compensated for my time spent on this put up from Australian Beef, however as all the time my ideas and opinions are sincere and are my very own.

  • Simple Beef Recipes – Sausage and Lentil BakeBeef and Lentil Bake Served with Broccolini in Bowl

I’m certain if I let my children have their means then they’d eat sausages day by day! If I add sausages to a meal then they’re delighted and this dish isn’t any completely different. Full of lentils, beans, and tomatoes, it’s a hearty meal excellent to serve alongside your favorite greens.

Sausage and Lentil Bake in Baking Dish with Side of Broccolini in Background

What I like about this dish is you can prep all of it within the morning and have it within the baking dish prepared to simply pop within the oven while you get residence. It takes round 30 minutes within the oven however you could possibly scale back this time by chopping up the sausages into bite-size items.

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Beef and Lentil Bake Served with Broccolini in Bowl

Sausage and Lentil Bake

A straightforward, hearty and scrumptious meal, excellent for busy weeknights. 

Substances

  • 12 Australian Beef Chipolata Sausages
  • 200 g Puy / Blue Lentils
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 190 g Purple Pesto
  • 500 g Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Dried Combined Herbs
  • 1 400g Can Cannellini Beans

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 190C / 375F

  • Warmth Oil in a big frying pan. Add rinsed lentil and stir to coat with oil.

  • Add 500ml of boiling water and simmer for 15 minutes (the lentils will nonetheless be al dente)

  • Drain any water from the lentils and return to the pan. Add the pesto (reserving 1 tbsp), dried herbs and the whole can of beans, together with their water.  Stir and tip the combination into a big baking dish. 

  • Scatter the cherry tomatoes among the many lentils combination and add the sausages. Lastly, combine 100ml of boiling water with the reserved pesto and add to the baking dish. 

  • Bake for 25-30 minutes (till the sausages are cooked by) SEE NOTE 1

Recipe Notes

  1. To cut back the cooking time then chop the sausages into bite-size items.
  • Simple Beef Recipes – Steak with Kale and Chickpeas

Wholesome quick meals doesn’t get simpler than this. Made with solely 5 elements and prepared in fifteen minutes it’s a tremendous fast, midweek meal that we love.

I’ve used jarred roasted capsicum peppers on this recipe, I discover them nice for including flavour quick. At all times test the ingredient record although as some varieties can include added sugar and different much less fascinating elements.  Alternatively, when you have the time, you possibly can roast your individual.

Striploin Steak Served on a Bed of Kale, Pepper and Chickpeas.

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Striploin Steak Served on a Bed of Kale, Pepper and Chickpeas.

Steak with Kale and Chickpeas

Scrumptious striploin steak served on a mattress of kale, chickpeas and roasted capsicum. Able to take pleasure in in 15 minutes. 

Substances

  • 2 300g Striploin / Sirloin Steaks
  • 1 400g can Chickpeas
  • 2 tsp Wholegrain Mustard
  • 300g Kale Leaves, faraway from stem
  • 2 x 260g jars Roasted Capsicum (drained and chopped into chew measurement items) *SEE NOTE 1

Directions

  • Place a heavy-based, large frying pan on to warmth. Rub the steaks with somewhat oil, salt, and pepper. As soon as the pan could be very sizzling, add the steaks and permit to prepare dinner for two minutes on all sides. Take away the steaks from the pan and permit to relaxation on a plate. 

  • Tip the chickpeas, with their water, into the identical pan.  Add the mustard and stir by. Add the kale and the capsicum and produce to the boil. 

  • Return the steaks, and their juices, to the pan and ensure the meat makes contact with the underside of the pan. Cut back the warmth to low, cowl with a lid and prepare dinner for 5-6 minutes.  

  • Take away the steak and carve throughout the grain. Add the chickpea and kale combination to a platter and high with the steak. Serve instantly. 

Recipe Notes

 1) I used jarred roasted capsicum to make the meal tremendous fast and simple. If you happen to favor, you possibly can roast your individual capsicum. 

 

In case you are searching for fast midweek meal inspiration then be sure you head to the Australian Beef Web site the place they share a spread of scrumptious meal concepts. A few of my favourites embody:

Beef Fennel and Orange Salad

Korma Meatballs with Pappadams

Mexican Beef Bowl