Beef and quinoa with vegetables recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare and 40 mins to cook
  • 485 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Rinse the quinoa and cook 15 minutes over low heat and covered in lightly salted water. Heat the olive oil in a wok or frying pan and add the cumin, onions and carrot and cook until soft.

Add the zucchini and cook for a further few minutes and then add the milk and the plum tomatoes. Season and then simmer covered for 10 minutes.

In a separate frying pan heat the sesame oil and add the beef, paprika and crushed garlic and sauté for 4 to 6 minutes then add to the wok. Arrange the quinoa on a plate and pour over the beef and vegetables. Sprinkle with paprika to serve.

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  • Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • medium zucchini, chopped
  • 6 baby carrots, cut lengthwise and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 250g lean stewing steak, cut into small cubes
  • 250g quinoa
  • 150ml water
  • 1tsp cumin
  • 100ml milk
  • 400g tin of peeled plum tomatoes
  • For the Wellington

  • 3tbsp olive oil
  • 2tbsp sesame oil
  • 1tsp paprika
  • salt
  • pepper
  • Energy 2035kj 485kcal 24%
  • Fat 20g 29%
  • Saturates 4g 18%
  • Sugars 16g 17%
  • Salt 0.6g 10%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 47g Protein 26.4g Fibre 4.6g


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