Category: Casseroles, Stews

Apricot Chicken

Apricot Chicken 1kg chicken pieces 500g can apricot nectar pkt French onion soup 1 onion, diced Place chicken into casserole dish with soup, onion, salt and pepper. Add nectar and stir. Cover and bake in the oven on 180c for 1 1/2 hrs....

Baked Sausages

Baked Sausages 500g sausages 2 rashers bacon 1 onion 2 tomatoes 1 cup water 2 tablespoons (2x20mls) tomato sauce 2 tablespoons (2x20mls) Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons (2x20mls) plain flour salt, pepper Preheat oven to 180C. 1. Separate sausages and pierce 3 or 4 times on each side. 2. Place...

Beef and Guinness Stew

Beef and Guinness Stew 750g chuck steak, cubed 1/4 cup plain flour 1/4 cup olive oil 2 large onions, sliced 1 large carrot, chopped 2 sticks celery, chopped 1 large parsnip, chopped 2 cups beef stock 2 cups Guinness 400g can whole tomatoes 1 sprig fresh rosemary 6 sprigs...

Beef and Herb Puff Casserole

Beef and Herb Puff Casserole Serves 4-6 1 kg chuck steak 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 cup seasoned flour 2 onions, chopped 1 1/2 cups beef stock 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 small carrots, finely chopped 1 medium green capsicum, finely chopped Herb Puffs: 1 cup...

Beef and Potato Stew

Beef and Potato Stew 1kg. beef cubed 4 peeled and diced potatoes 1red onion diced (large dice) 2 sliced carrots 2 beef cubes dissolved in half cup of hot water 1 cup red wine 1 clove garlic salt and pepper to taste crushed rosemary to taste Throw it all...

Beef and Red Wine Casserole

Beef and Red Wine Casserole 4 rashers lean bacon, chopped 500ml red wine 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp flour 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 bay leaves 80g mushrooms, finely sliced 12 button mushrooms 1 large onion, chopped 750g beef braising steak, diced 1 tsp mixed herbs, dried 1....

Beef Casserole

Beef Casserole 750g stewing steak 2 onions 1 carrot 2 stalks celery 1/2 capsicum (optional) 1 1/2 cups water 4 tablespoons flour (4x20ml spoons) salt, pepper 1/4 teaspoon mixed herbs 3 tablespoons (3x20mls) tomato paste 1 tablespoon (1x20ml spoon) Worcestershire sauce Preheat oven 150C. 1. Remove excess fat from...

Beef Casserole

Beef Casserole Serves 6 2 Tablespoons butter 2 Tablespoons oil 2 onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 rashers bacon, trimmed and diced 750g chuck steak, diced 4 Tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon oregano 1 Tablespoon tomato paste I cup beef stock 1 cup red wine 250g...

Beef Casserole

Beef Casserole 500g steak, cubed 4 potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters 2 carrots, peeled and cut into thick slices 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped thinly 1 can whole, peeled tomatoes 1 can Heinz Big Red tomato soup a dash of Worcestershire sauce a dash...

Beef Casserole

Beef Casserole Serves: serves 6-8 2 kg chuck or round steak, diced 1/2 cup flour 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 bunches of spring onion, stalk trimmed, peeled and left whole 3 carrots, diced 4 celery stalks, sliced 1/3 cup tomato paste 1/2 cup red wine 1 cup semi dried...

Beef Chickpea Casserole

Beef Chickpea Casserole 500g steak, chopped 4 rashers bacon, chopped 1 can minestrone soup (or tomato based) 1 small can chickpeas 1/2 small sweet potato, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon beef/chicken powdered stock 1 teaspoon mixed herbs salt and pepper 1/2 cup water Place all ingredients in a slow...

Beef Stew

Beef Stew Serves 4 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 zucchini, peeled and chopped 700g stewing steak 1 teaspoon Nuttelex margarine 1 brown onion, peeled and roughly chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon corn maize flour sifted 1/2 cup (125ml) water and extra as required pinch of pepper...

Beef Vegetable Stew

Beef Vegetable Stew 900 g lean beef for stew, cut into 1 inch / 2.5 cm cubes vegetable oil 4 large carrots, sliced 3 medium potatoes, cut and 1/2 inch cubes 2 onions, peeled and sliced 2 stalks celery, cut diagonally in pieces 1 can (450g) tomatoes, undrained 2...

Beer-Braised Lamb

Beer-Braised Lamb 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp Chinese rice wine 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp white pepper 1 lb boneless lean lamb shoulder, cut into bite-size pieces 1 cup amber beer 1/2 cup water 3 Tbsp light soy sauce 2 Tbsp dark soy sauce 1 tsp sugar 1...

Boston Baked Beans

Boston Baked Beans Serves 6 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 medium brown onion, chopped 4 middle bacon rashers, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces 1 large garlic clove, crushed 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 2 Tablespoons tomato paste 1/3 cup golden syrup 1 Tablespoon worcestershire sauce 2...

Braised Steak and Onions

Braised Steak and Onions 1kg round steak plain flour 2 Tbsp oil 60g butter 4 onions, quartered 1 Tbsp plain flour, extra 2 1/4 cups water 1 small beef stock cube, crumbled 1 sachet hearty beef cup-a-soup 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley Remove excess fat from steak, cut...

Chicken and Chickpea Casserole

Chicken and Chickpea Casserole Serves 4 3 medium sized chicken breasts 1 medium red onion 1 large or 2 small carrots 200g canned chickpeas 200g sweet corn 300g passata (sieved tomatoes) or 400g tin of tomatoes 1/2 tablespoon bouillon or other stock 5 dashes of Tabasco sauce 1 teaspoon...

Chicken Casserole

Chicken Casserole 6-8 pieces chicken (approx 1kg) 2 onions garlic (optional) 2 stalks celery 1 can soup (400g) see below 1/2 capsicum 1 chicken stock cube 2 teaspoons parsley Preheat oven to 180C. 1. Chop onions, celery and parsley. Open can soup. 2. Place in casserole dish. Add chicken...

Chicken with Ground Nut Stew

Photo by Julie O’Malley Chicken with Ground Nut Stew olive oil 8 chicken thighs (cutlets) on the bone 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 bay leaves 1 tsp good quality curry powder (or to taste) 2 fresh thyme sprigs 1-2 tsp sambel oelek (or any other...

Honeyed Pork Stew

Honeyed Pork Stew 1 to 1.2kg boneless pork belly 1-1 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil 1 cup dried haricot beans, soaked in cold water overnight 2 cups (500ml) medium cider 600ml chicken stock 1 small onion, chopped 2 heaped teaspoon crushed garlic 1 Tablespoon tomato paste 1/3 cup honey 2...

Italian Broccoli and Salmon Bake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Italian Broccoli and Salmon Bake 250g penne 300g broccoli , cut into large florets 25g butter 25g plain flour 600ml milk 100g mascarpone 8 sundried tomatoes (preserved in olive oil), drained and thickly sliced 2 Tbsp small capers (optional) rinsed to remove excess salt or...

Italian Meatball Bake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Italian Meatball Bake Serves 4 2 cups dried spiral pasta 500g lean beef mince 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 green onions, finely chopped 3/4 cup fresh basil leaves, finely shredded 1 large carrot, trimmed, peeled, grated 1 large zucchini, trimmed, grated 150g button mushrooms, grated...

Lamb Stew

Lamb Stew 1kg Lamb Stew Meat – 1 inch Cubes 1 Large leek – Diced 6 cloves Garlic – Minced 2 Turnips – Cubed (approx. 2 cups) 1 cup Carrots – Diced 1/2″ x 1/2″ 1/2 cup Celery – Chopped 1 cup onion – Diced 1/2″ x 1/2″ 1.5...

Meatballs in Tomato and Yoghurt Sauce

Photo by Julie O’Malley Meatballs in Tomato and Yoghurt Sauce Meatballs: 1 onion 500g lamb mince 2cm piece of ginger, grated 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg ~ Grate the onion, put it in a sieve and use...

Mediterranean Chicken Casserole

Mediterranean Chicken Casserole 2 tsp olive oil 8 chicken lovely legs 1 large brown onion, halved, thinly sliced 3 celery sticks, trimmed, cut into 2cm-thick slices 2 garlic cloves, crushed 200g button mushrooms, thickly sliced 2 x 400g cans diced Italian tomatoes chicken stock cube 150g (1 cup) frozen...

Mem’s Pork Stew

Mem’s Pork Stew 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons butter 2kg Pork Chops (any type) 5 rashers bacon, roughly diced 1 leek, trimmed, and diced 500g potato, roughly diced into small cubes 1 cup apple cider 1/4 cup plain flour 2 cups bacon stock 300g button mushrooms, sliced 1....

Mem’s Mums Chicken and Pepper Casserole

Mem’s Mums Chicken and Pepper Casserole 1 Tbsp oil 1 onion 1 green pepper (capsicum) 440g can cream of chicken soup 1 1/2 cup sour cream 1 chicken Heat oil in a saucepan; add onion and pepper, cook, stirring until soft. Stir soup and sour cream into saucepan and...

Moroccan Lamb Stew

Moroccan Lamb Stew Serves 2 300g lamb fillet or back strap diced into 1 inch chunks 1 can on chopped tomatoes 1/2 cup chicken stock 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp paprika 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp chopped fresh ginger 1/4 tsp chilli flakes small handful of chopped mint...

Moroccan Meatball Stew

Moroccan Meatball Stew 1 lb ground lamb 2 tbsp chopped parsley 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 onion, peeled and finely chopped 1/4 tsp cayenne salt to taste 2 tbsp olive oil for pan frying 2 cloves garlic, peeled 2 medium onions, peeled and finely...

Porcupine Casserole

Porcupine Casserole Serves: 4 Meatballs: 600g lean beef mince 1/3 cup raw long grain rice 1 teaspoon beef stock powder 1 egg white Sauce: 1 x 420g can tomato soup 1 x 425g can crushed tomatoes 1/2 cup onion finely diced 1 cup water 2 teaspoons beef stock powder...

Potato Casserole

Potato Casserole 500g potatoes 1 large onion 2 rashers bacon 2 tablespoon fresh parsley (2x20ml spoons) or 1 teaspoon dried parsley 250gm grated cheese 1/2 cup milk or cream Pinch cayenne pepper (optional) 1/2 teaspoon mixed herbs (optional) Preheat oven to 180c. 1. Was potatoes. Peel and slice potatoes...

Savoury Chicken Casserole

Savoury Chicken Casserole Half an onion, chopped finely 1 chicken breast, skinned and diced 1 dessertspoon olive oil 1 carrot, peeled and diced 1 bouquet garni 3-4 button mushrooms, wiped and thinly sliced 150ml water 50g frozen peas, thawed Gently fry the onion and chicken until the chicken is...

Spanish Chicken Casserole

Spanish Chicken Casserole 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 chicken drumsticks (600g) 4 chicken thigh cutlets (800g) 1 large brown onion (200g), chopped finely 4 medium potatoes (800g), quartered 1/2 cup (80g) roasted pine nuts 1/2 cup (80g) roasted blanched almonds 3 cups (750ml) chicken stock 1 cup (250ml) dry...

Speck and Split Pea Soup

Speck and Split Pea Soup Serves 6 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 3 sticks celery, thinly sliced 650g piece smoked speck (see note) 400g can chopped tomatoes 4 cups Campbell’s Real Stock Chicken 1 cup dried yellow split peas 1/4 cup thyme leaves crusty...

Spicy Pork and Chilli-Pepper Goulash

Spicy Pork and Chilli-Pepper Goulash 2kg pork shoulder off the bone, in one piece, skin off, fat left on sea salt and freshly ground black pepper olive oil 2 red onions, peeled and finely sliced 2 fresh red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped 2 generously heaped tablespoons mild smoked...

Tuna Mornay

Tuna Mornay 250g short pasta 40g butter 3 tablespoons plain flour 1 1/2 cups milk 1 cup cream salt and pinch of white pepper 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 cup grated cheese 425g tuna drained 2 tablespoons chopped parsley juice of half a lemon 1 cup breadcrumbs 30g...

Vegetable Stew with Caraway Dumplings

Vegetable Stew with Caraway Dumplings 2 small leeks trimmed, thinly sliced 2 swedes or parsnips, peeled, coarsely chopped 2 stalks of celery coarsely chopped 1 onion coarsely chopped 2 cups vegetable stock 420g can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 400g can diced tomatoes 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon...