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      Easy Beef Stew

      Serves: 6-8 Toddler portions         Cook time: 2hrs 10mins        Prep time: 10 mins 

      Ingredients

      • 400g beef (lean, diced)
      • 2 onions (small)
      • 1 tbsp olive oil (or rapeseed)
      • 30g flour
      • 150ml vegetable stock cubes
      • 2 tins chopped tomatoes
      • 2 carrots (chopped)
      • 1 parsnip (chopped)
      • 1 celery stalk (chopped)

      Method

      1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
      2. In a large saucepan on the hob, heat the oil.
      3. When heated, add the beef and onions until browned.
      4. Add the flour, mix and heat for 1-2mins.
      5. Add in the stock, tomatoes, carrots, parsnip and celery.
      6. Transfer to a casserole dish and cover.
      7. Cook for about 2 hours.

      Nutritional Benefits

      This recipe is high in vitamin B12 which supports the immune system and helps to reduce tiredness. It is also a source of vitamin E and vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 is important for healthy red blood cell formation.

       

      High in:

      Beta-Carotene

      Vitamin B12

      Tip!

      Serve with mashed or boiled baby potatoes or rice. Freeze the leftovers in individual portions for quick toddler dinners during the week.

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