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Spicy Beef Stew

Published Monday, 19 November, 2012 by Aisling Bury

Yummy way to use everyday ingredients.



  • About 400g of lean casserole beef
  • 1l beef stock
  • 1 courgette, chopped
  • 1 tin of kidney beans, drained
  • 2 tbsp of chili powder
  • between 300 - 400g pasta sauce
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp creamy horseradish
  • 2 shallots (or 1 onion), roughly chopped
  • as much or as little grated cheese as you wish!
  • serves 4
  • takes about 20 minutes


1. Fry the beef on a high heat until brown, drain any excess liquid.

2. Add the shallots, flour and chili powder, stir and cook until they have softened.

3. Add the stock, horseradish and pasta sauce. Stir and cook for 5 more minutes.

4. Add the kidney beans and courgettes. Lower the heat and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.

5. Season to taste.

6. Serve on a bed of rice and grate a little cheese over it!


  • Faiva 6 years ago

    Great recipe i had to add a few things because im not a big fan of beans but above all its quik and easy. Had no curry powder so used currum masala as a substitute all up i give a 7 out of 10

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