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One Dinner 4 Ways

Leftover roast beef? Here are 4 awesome meals to make the most of it!

food

One Dinner 4 Ways

Leftover roast beef? Here are 4 awesome meals to make the most of it!

Ingredients

  • Crispy Beef:
  • 200 grams thinly sliced beef steaks
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five spice
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon garlic puree
  • 1 spring onions sliced, reserve a few for garnishing
  • 1 peeled carrots, finely sliced
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • Vietnamese Beef Noodles:
  • 150 grams bean sprouts
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 Spring onions
  • 1 green chilli
  • Thumb size piece of ginger
  • Small bunch mint
  • Small bunch coriander
  • Asian basil
  • 600 milliliters beef stock
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soya sauce
  • 1 lime
  • Beef Tacos:
  • Taco shells
  • Leftover beef
  • 80 milliliters beef stock
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 2 large plum tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Sour cream
  • Grated cheese
  • 1 Red onion
  • Any herbs you fancy
  • Lime to serve
  • Ragu And Pappardelle:
  • 1 Tin tomatoes
  • 300 milliliters red wine
  • Leftover beef
  • 200 grams Pappardella pasta
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 Onions
  • 1 carrots
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 2 bay leaves & rosemary

Steps

  1. For the pappardelle: in a large pan sautee the sliced
  2. Onions, the garlic, the diced carrots and celery in a tablespoon
  3. Of olive oil. Cut up the beef and add to the pot. Cover
  4. With the stock, the tomatoes and the wine with the bay
  5. Leaves and rosemary. Let this cook for as long as you
  6. Can. Cook the pasta and serve with lots of parmesan, or
  7. Even some good mozzarella if you fancy.
  8. For the vietnamese noodles: start by making the beef
  9. Stock. Heat the stock in a medium pan with the star
  10. Anise, sliced garlic, the fish sauce, slice the ginger, the
  11. Herbs with a few reserved and add to the pan. Let this
  12. Infuse for 20-25 minutes. Then add in the noodles.
  13. When they have 2-3 minutes to go, add in the beef, the
  14. Bean sprouts and a squeeze of lime juice and a
  15. Sliced chilli. Served with the reserved herbs and lime
  16. Wedge.
  17. Toss the meat in the cornflour and the Chinese five
  18. Spice until it's evenly coated. Fry off in a very hot wok
  19. Or frying pan for 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and chilli
  20. And vegetables and coat for a minute with the beef.
  21. Quickly add in the soya sauce, sweet chilli sauce and
  22. Rice wine vinegar. The sauce should start to bubble and
  23. Darken. Turn the heat down and make sure the beef is
  24. Totally coated. Serve the beef with a sprinkle of the
  25. Reserved spring onions.
  26. For the beef tacos: slice the beef and add to a hot pan
  27. With the beef stock, cumin, one chopped up tomato,
  28. And one sliced green chilli. Whilst this is getting hot heat
  29. The tacos, and roughly chop together the salsa
  30. Ingredients. Top the warm tacos with the beef, cheese,
  31. Sour cream, lettuce, salsa, the other sliced chillies and
  32. Coriander leaves.