This week I have had the opportunity to partake in the Britmums #MeatMatters Challenge to provide a recipe that uses either beef or lamb and is super quick (under 30 minutes) and easy to do. The recipe I have chosen is a simple Beef stir fry with Cauliflower rice.
Ingredients (Serves 4)
– 395G Thin Cut Steak, sliced £3.28
– 200g Carrots, peeled 12p (1kg = 59p)
– 300g Peppers, sliced 55p (600g = £1.10)
– Cauliflower, florets blended £1
– 220g Red Onions, sliced 22p (1kg = £1)
– 40g Red Chillies, sliced 40p (60g = 60p)
– Can of Sweetcorn, drained 35p
– Can of Graden Peas, drained 22p
– Sauce 50p
Total: £6.64 (£1.66pp)
- Put a splash of oil into a wok set over a high heat. Add the beef and cook until browned, about 3 minutes. Then add the onions and cook until soft.
2. Add the carrots and peppers and cook until softened, about 3-4 minutes before then adding the sweetcorn and peas for a further 3 minutes and stirring constantly.
3. Finally, lower the heat and add the chillies (or you can just add these to the top), along with the cauliflower rice and stirfry sauce for the final 5 minutes. Stir to combine.
4. Then serve.
This recipe can be made cheaper by using leftover vegetables, cheaper vegetables or by using frozen peas/sweetcorn. By using cauliflower rice it bulks the stirfry up instead of using rice or noodles, which also creates a low carb, a healthier meal that can be done in 15 minutes. It’s versatile as you can throw in any vegetables that take your fancy, even mixing in courgetti to continue with a low carb option if cauliflower rice is not for you.
Having a quick, easy meal that all the family will enjoy is a must at least once or twice during the week on our busy schedule. By using beef it “provides eight essential vitamins and minerals (Niacin, vitamins B6 and B12, riboflavin, plus iron, zinc, potassium and phosphorus) that support good health and well-being.” This obviously helps my girls to get as much goodness as they can to go along with all their extracurricular activities.
“This post is an entry for the #MeatMatters Challenge, sponsored by Simply Beef and Lamb. Learn more about the benefits of cooking and eating beef and lamb along with recipe ideas and inspiration here: https://www.simplybeefandlamb.co.uk“