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Slow Cooked Beef & Barley Stew

The beef will melt in your mouth with this slow cooked hearty stew. Put everything into the one pot and leave it to simmer away. This delicious dinner basically cooks itself!
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  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 kg beef, cubed
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, chopped
  • 2 rashers bacon, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • juice of 1 orange
  • 1 x Continental Superb Stock Beef Stock Pot
  • ½ cup pearl barley

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

690kcal

Energy (kJ)

2885kJ

Protein (g)

35.4g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

41.1g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

33.8g

Sugar (g)

4.1g

Fibre (g)

7.3g

Fat (g)

42.6g

Saturated fat (g)

14.8g

Unsaturated fat (g)

21.5g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

15.3g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

6.1g

Trans fat (g)

0.0g

Cholesterol (mg)

124mg

Sodium (mg)

833mg

Salt (g)

2.08g

Vitamin A (IU)

4286IU

Vitamin C (mg)

24.6mg

Calcium (mg)

72mg

Iron (mg)

4.62mg

Total

3449kcal

14424kJ

177.2g

205.5g

168.8g

20.4g

36.7g

212.8g

73.8g

107.7g

76.4g

30.7g

0.1g

619mg

4167mg

10.42g

21432IU

122.9mg

360mg

23.10mg


  • 1 Coat beef in flour and shake off excess. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large fry pan and fry beef in batches until browned. Set aside.
  • 2 Heat remaining oil and fry onion, garlic, carrots, celery and bacon. Add beef back to the pan and add tomato paste, water, orange juice and Stock Pot. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 1 hour. Soak barley in cold water.
  • 3 Drain the barley and add to the pan, cook for a further 30-40 minutes or until meat is tender and barley is cooked. Serve with green beans.