Lamb or beef vindaloo

Ingredients

1.5 lb of meat (beef, lamb, goat)
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp ground chili powder
1 tsp black javanese pepper
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cardamom
1 tsp coriander

1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp fenugreek
5 tsp vinegar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp brown sugar
mix above spices to make vindaloo sauce.
1 or 2 onions
oil
1″joint” of ginger, cut into spears
garlic to taste

How to prepare

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Swedish Meatballs

Ingredients

1/2 cup Bread crumbs, dry
2/3 cup Milk or water
1 Egg
2 tsp Onion; minced
1 1/4 ts Salt
1/8 ts Pepper
1/8 ts Nutmeg
1/3 lb Ground beef
1/3 lb Ground pork
1/3 lb Ground veal
2 tsp Butter or margarine
1/4 cup water

How to prepare

Stir bread crumbs into milk or water; mix well. Beat in unbeaten egg and minced onion. Add salt, pepper, nutmeg and ground beef; mix thoroughly.
Divide meat mixture into 50 to 60 even portions. Shape into sm balls. Melt butter or margarine in skillet. Add meatballs; brown thoroughly, shaking pan occasionally to keep balls round. Add water; cover skillet. Simmer 20 minutes. Yield: 50 meatballs

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Beef Stew

Ingredients

2 1/2 lb beef for stew
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup salad oil
1 lg onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
3 cups water
4 beef-bouillon cubes
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp pepper
5 med potatoes, peeled, cut into sm chunks
16 oz bag carrots cut in sm chunks
10 oz pkg frozen peas

How to prepare

Cut meat into 1 1/2 inch chunks. Coat stew meat with flour, reserve left over flour. In 6 quart Dutch oven or lg heavy skillet over med high heat, heat oil. Brown meat all over in oil, a few pieces at a time. Remove pieces as they brown. Reduce heat to med . To Drippings in pan, add onion and garlic, cook 3 minutes,stirring, until onion is almost tender. Stir in reserved flour. Gradually add water, bouillon, salt, Worcestershire, pepper, cook stirring, until mixture is slightly thickened. Add meat, heat to boiling, stirring. Reduce heat to low, cover, simmer 2 1/2 hours until almost tender, stirring occasionally. Add potato and carrots chunks. Over med heat, heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 20 minutes. Stir in frozen peas. Cover and simmer 6 -10 minutes or until all of the vegetables are tender. Serve immediately. source: Good Housekeeping

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Thai-style grilled new york steak salad

Ingredients

10 oz tender new york steak
2 tbsp lime juice
2 tbsp fish sauce or soy sauce
1/4 tbsp chopped garlic
1/4 tbsp chopped lemon grass
sugar and chili pepper to your taste
2 tbsp sliced onion

2 tbsp chopped chinese parsley
2 tbsp sliced carrot
2 tbsp shredded green mango
some fresh lettuce, tomato and cucumber

How to prepare

Grill steak to about medium or medium-rare, then slice it as thick or thin as you like. Toss the steak with all the ingredients served on a bed of fresh lettuce and topped with roasted peanuts. Originally from thailand, saetung

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Grecian Skillet Rib Eyes

Ingredients

5 1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp dried basil, crushed
5 1/2 tsp dried oregano, crushed
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2 lb steak, rib eye
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp crumbled feta cheese
1 tbsp chopped kalamata

How to prepare

Combine first 5 ingredients; rub onto all sides of steaks. Pour oil into a lg nonstick skillet, place over med heat until hot. Add steaks, and cook 10 to 14 minutes or to desired degree of doneness, turning once. Sprinkle with lemon juice; top with cheese and olives. Yield: 2 to 4 Southern Living

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Sirloin tips and mushrooms

Ingredients

1 1/4 lb sirloin, cubed
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/3 cup water or beef broth
1/2 cup dry red wine
1 1/2 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp dijon mustard

1 tsp cornstarch
1/2 cup whipping cream
chopped parsley

How to prepare

Coat a wide skillet with non-stick vegetable spray. Brown the meat. Add garlic as pieces brown, move them to a casserole dish that can be covered. Add 1/4 cup wine to the skillet. Saut’ mushrooms in the wine and add them to the casserole with the meat. Microwave the casserole, covered for 4 minutes, stirring each minute, on high. Remove from microwave, cover and bake in the conventional oven for 1 hour on 275

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Crockpot barbecue

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb. Boneless chuck, 1 1/2″ thick
1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
1/4 cup wine vinegar
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp paprika
2 tbsp worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup catsup

1 tsp salt
1 tsp dry or prepared mustard
1/4 tsp black pepper

How to prepare

Cut the beef on a diagonal, across the grain into slices 1″ wide. Place these in the crockpot. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour over the meat, and mix. Cover and cook on low for 3 to 5 hours.

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Jamaican Beef Patties

Ingredients

Filling
1 lg onion (or 2 sm), cut into chunks
2 scallions, trimmed
1 lg scotch bonnet pepper, seeded (or 2 sm)
2 1/2 lb lean ground beef
1 cn beef broth
3 tbsp oil
1 tsp thyme
1 tbsp black pepper or to taste
2 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs

Pastry
8 cup allpurpose flour
1 tbsp & 1 tsp turmeric
2 tsp salt
2 cup margarine, butter or other
solid vegetable shortening
12 to 18 tbsp ice water

How to prepare

Preheat oven to 400 F. Make pastry in Cuisinart or with pastry blender or knives in a bowl. Refrigerate 1 hour or overnight.
Put onion, scallions, and pepper in Cuisinart and grind up. heat oil in a lg pot; mix meat and vegetables thoroughly, then saute in the oil, breaking up chunks. Cook until it is brown (about 5 min.). Stir in spices and beef broth. Cover loosely and simmer for 30 min, letting the liquid boil off. Add bread crumbs and salt to taste; the mixture should be moist but not wet. Roll pastry 3/8″ thick, cut into 48 4″ circles, fill as halfmoon shapes and seal with a fork. Put on baking sheet. Bake 20-30 min. (or until cooked) at 400.

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Vegetable beef soup

Ingredients

2 med potato, peeled & diced
2 med carrot, peeled & diced
1 1/2 lb beef shank or neck bones
1 med onion, peeled and chopped
16 oz tomato, whole, quartered & undrained
17 oz corn, whole kernel, undrained

1 bay leaf
1 tbsp parsley flakes, dried
1 tsp worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp thyme, dried
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp ground savory

2 tsp instant beef bouillon
3 cup water, boiling

How to prepare

Place first 7 ingredients in a 3 1/2-quart slow cooker in the order listed. Sprinkle parsley and the next 5 ingredients over the vegetables. Dissolve bouillon in boiling water and pour over spices. Cover and cook on low setting for 8 to 10 hours. Remove beef shank and bay leaf, recover. Remove meat from bones, cut into bite-size pieces. Return meat to soup, mix. Yield: 3 quarts

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Fajita Burritos

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb sirloin or round steak, sliced thin
1 onion, sliced thin
1 bell pepper, sliced
2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 avocado, sliced
1/2 cup sour cream
dozen flour tortillas

How to prepare

Place thin sliced beef in slow cooker. Top w/onion and bell pepper. Add next 4 ingredients. Cook on low 6 hours. Spoon fajita mixture on warm tortilla with sour cream and avocado. (Other condiments-lettuce, tomatoes,grated cheese, black olives, salsa. ) Serves 8-10

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