On 11th October 2014, This was dinner…
I never thought I’d hear myself say this but I had a lovely morning car shopping with my Dad, who treated Mr S and I to breakfast. As he also took us market shopping along the way it was only right that I invited them for dinner so I bought extra shin of beef and made this Morrisons recipe.
It’s so simple to make with great results and even my Mum enjoyed it*
- Trim the fat off shin of beef and cut into cubes
- Peel & cut two red onions into wedges*
- Deseed and cut two yellow peppers into chunks*
- Slice a baguette into thick rounds**
- Cut a garlic clove in half**
- Snip some chives**
- Get your oil, paprika, cans of chopped tomatoes, red wine vinegar, oil & seasoning ready
- Preheat the oven to 160ºc (fan)**
Brown the beef in a large, flame and oven proof casserole dish. Do it in batches so you don’t start to boil the meat.
Remove and add the onion and peppers, stir and add the paprika, stirring a little to cook out. Pop the meat back in and add the chopped tomatoes and some water. Season well, bring to the boil and cook for a couple of hours.
Rub the baguette pieces with garlic and arrange on top of the stew. Pop in the oven and cook for about 20 minutes.
We served ours with home made oven chips. I only have the casserole photograph though.
*She’s fussy, she was worried the meat would be fatty and she’s not a fan of onion or pepper. I love my Mum!
**You don’t have to do these bits of prep until the stew has cooked for almost two hours.
On 12th October 2014, This was dinner…
I was in a terrible mood today but it’s not a tale for my blog so I’ll keep that one to myself, it had an impact on my day (even though it really shouldn’t) and this meal, as lovely as a nice bit of cod should be, did not satisfy. The (sour) cherry on top is that the photograph is crap too so that’s why I have added it to another post.
The inspiration is here with a couple of tweaks here and there.
- Heat the oven to 200ºc (fan)
- Peel stone and dice an avocado (pop the stone back in)
- Juice a lime
- Get fish, hot salsa, pitted green olives, tortilla chips & seasoning ready
Pop the fish in an oven proof dish. Season it well.
Spoon over the salsa and add the olives. Cook for about 15 minutes or until your fish is cooked.
Mix lime juice and seasoning with the avocado and spoon over the fish.
Scatter with tortilla chips.
We also served it with some rice, chatting to Mr S yesterday, it wasn’t just my mood, he said it was bland.