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CABBAGE ROLLS – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 500 grams beef mince 1 cabbage 3/4 cup slendier rice 1 small onions 1 clove garlic Ground paprika 1 can crushed tomatoes 1 cup beef stock Salt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS Take large outer leaves off the cabbage and soak in boiling water to soften. Finely shred half the remaining cabbage. In a nonstick pan sweat off shredded cabbage, onion, garlic and paprika. Add a little water to stop from sticking, if needed. Add beef mince and brown. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add slendier rice and cook until all combined. Then, divide mixture into 5 equal portions and wrap in individual cabbage leaves. Place in slow cooker and add crushed tomatoes and...

SLOW COOKED CELERY MEATBALLS – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 500 grams lean beef mince 1 cup finely diced celery 5 cloves garlic finely diced 1/2 onion finely diced 1 tablespoon cumin powder 1 egg 1 1/2 bottles passata 2 cups celery – extra Parsley – chopped Salt to taste Pepper to taste Chilli to your taste DIRECTIONS Mix all ingredients in a bowl and make into even sized balls. In a pan put 1 and 1/2 bottles passata and heat the sauce. Once the sauce is hot (not boiling), place the balls in the pan and let one side cook. Turn the balls over, coat with sauce. Put 2 cups of roughly chopped celery and some parsley and close the lid and let it cook. Serve...

BEEF CURRY – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 200 grams cubed beef1/2 onion – finely diced1 teaspoon cumin2 teaspoons cardamon powder2 teaspoons ginger powder2 cloves fresh garlic3 bay leaves6 cloves1/2 tin diced tomatoes1 cup tomato paste2 teaspoons steviaSplash tamari sauceChilli powder to taste1 cinnamon stick1/2 cup water as desiredSalt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS In a nonstick pan, add onions and cook until tender. Then, add cumin and cook for approximately 1 minute.Add cardamon, garlic, chilli, ginger, bay leaves, cloves and cinnamon stick, as well as a touch of water to prevent it sticking.Then, add beef and brown lightly.Add tinned tomatoes and tomato paste. Stir well.Add 1/2 cup water,...

BEEF VINDALOO – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 500 grams beef, cut into cubes½ teaspoon sea salt, plus more to taste½ teaspoon ground black pepper, plus more to taste1 teaspoon brown or black mustard seeds1 ½ white onions, chopped4 cloves garlic, minced2cm knob of fresh ginger, minced¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or more to heat tolerance1 teaspoon paprika¼ teaspoon turmeric1 teaspoon ground cumin¾ teaspoon cinnamonPinch of ground cloves1 teaspoon garam masala, divided3 tablespoons cider vinegar¼ cup water1 teaspoon Stevia, optionalPlain Greek yogurt for serving, optional DIRECTIONS Sprinkle ½ teaspoon each of salt and pepper over the cubes beef. Massage it into the meat and then set it aside to rest...

VIETNAMESE BEEF PHO WITH KONJAC NOODLES – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 100 grams beef strips1/2 small onion finally diced1 teaspoon crushed garlic1/2 teaspoon crushed ginger1 teaspoon massell chicken stock powder mixed in 2 cups hot waterCouple sprigs of chopped fresh corianderHandful of celery diced smallHandful of cabbage leaves2 tablespoon shallots1 tablespoon soy sauce2 tablespoon fish sauce2 birds eye chilliKonjac noodles DIRECTIONS In a nonstick pan dry fry onion, garlic, ginger, shallots and coriander. Then, add beef and brown.Add the chicken stock you made, as well as the celery, 2 birds eye chilli, soya sauce, fish sauce and salt if required. Adjust the ratio of soy sauce and fish sauce to your liking.Boil...

BEEF FILLED ZUCCHINI BOATS – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 160 grams beef mince40 grams cottage cheese1 teaspoon tamari sauce1 teaspoon coriander1 teaspoon garlicPinch of paprikaSalt and pepper to taste2 tablespoons sour cream2 zucchinis - cut in half and hollowed out (Do not throw the inside of zucchini out)½ onion diced 1 spring onion finely chopped8 cherry tomato’s thinly sliced DIRECTIONS Heat a nonstick pan, then dry fry the mince until half-browned.Add onion and the flesh from the zucchini and cook for 2 minutes.Then, add garlic, coriander, tamari, paprika, salt and pepper and let it simmer for 2 minutes.While the mince is cooking, grill zucchini flesh side down until golden. Once...

SCOTCH EGG – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 1 egg50 grams beef mince2 tablespoons grated zucchini1 tablespoon finely diced onionPinch saltPinch pepperPinch chicken stockPinch paprikaPinch chilliPinch gingerPinch marjoram1/4 teaspoon garlic1 teaspoon tomato paste DIRECTIONS Boil the egg for EXACTLY 5 minutes, then run the egg under cold water or them put into an ice bath to stop them from cooking.Once the egg has cooled down, peel and then put it aside.Place all of the ingredients into a boil (except for the egg) and mix together.Take half of the mince mixture and place it in the palm of your hand and place the egg on top. Then use the rest...

MINI BURGERS – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 80 grams of mince 1 tbsp mixed seasoning 1 egg white 3 slices of onion 3 slices of tomato DIRECTIONS Mix the mince, seasoning, and egg white together. Separate the mixture into three little patties and fry in a non-stick pan until cooked. For this step, do not use oil, you can use water instead or bake them in the oven on a baking tray. Once they are ready, place the tomato, onion, and mince patty on top of each other and serve.

MINI MEATLOAVES – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 1kg super lean beef mince 1 tbsp gluten free soy sauce 2 tbsp sugar free tomato sauce 1 tsp salt, pepper and garlic salt to taste. about 1 tsp each 1 cup of small chopped tomato DIRECTIONS Mash together all of the ingredients and press the mixture into 100 gram mini loaves. Bake for half an hour at 180 degrees celsius or grill until toasty....DELICIOUS! Note: I always put a wee bit of Heinz reduced sugar ketchup on the top in the end. You can also serve it with bok choy asparagus, or broccoli (for phase 3 people) for the veggie..mmmm!

MINI BEEF KOFTAS WITH ROASTED TOMATOES, ONIONS AND LETTUCE – Phase 2

INGREDIENTS 100g lean beef mince 1/4 brown onion - finely diced 1/4 tsp dried coriander 1/4 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tomato 1 red onion Note: All spices can be added to suit your tastes. DIRECTIONS Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl until they are well combined. Form mince mix into small log shapes. Place them on a tray and oven bake until they are cooked to your liking. Cut tomato and red onion into wedges, then lay them on a tray and sprinkle with salt and pepper before baking them until cooked. Serve on a bed of lettuce.