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* BEEF STEW *Serves: 4
Syns per serving: ½ Syn on Original and Extra Easy, 4½ on Green*
If not using steak as a Healthy Extra, add 6 Syns per serving.
567g/1lb 4oz braising steak, all visible fat removed
1 level tablespoon tomato puree
1 bouquet garni
170g/6oz closed cap mushrooms
2 level teaspoons onion gravy granules
salt and freshly ground black pepper
freshly chopped parsley, to garnish
1. Peel the shallots. Heat a large pan sprayed with Fry Light, add the shallots and fry for 5 minutes until browned. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
2. Slice the carrots, place in the pan with the steak, tomato puree, bouquet garni and 852ml/1½ pints water. Cover and simmer for 1½ hours.
3. Halve the mushrooms, add to the pan with the shallots and simmer for a further 20 minutes. Sprinkle over the gravy granules and stir until thickened. Season to taste, sprinkle with parsley and serve.
Tip: If you can't find shallots, use 2 onions, peeled and sliced.