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What to do with a load of stewing steak?

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theredlion Fri 08-Jan-16 21:07:14

I ordered too much stewing steak from the butchers and was too embarrassed to say anything so I just paid and bought it!

I make a good beef stew and every other weekend I batch cook and freeze my meals for the week but there is too much to use it all for beef stew, I'll be eating it for months!

What else can I do with it?

Or has anyone got a beef stew with a twist recipe?

BeverlyGoldberg Fri 08-Jan-16 21:08:39

Sort of Italian beef stew with chopped tomatoes, basil, garlic, cream, herbs, onions ... Just shove it al in together. I do this with chicken, it's so easy and really tasty.

BeverlyGoldberg Fri 08-Jan-16 21:09:10

Or a big steak pie

Fluffy24 Fri 08-Jan-16 21:09:25

Oooh how much have you got?!

What about goulash?

nancy75 Fri 08-Jan-16 21:11:53

I make spag Bol with stewing steak because I don't like the texture of mince, it's much nicer. Aldo make extra stew and turn it in to cottage pie

nancy75 Fri 08-Jan-16 21:12:30

ALSO not aldo, they do shoes not stews!

BrianButterfield Fri 08-Jan-16 21:12:48

A proper American chilli uses stewing steak - I've never done it but it sounds nice.

Gliblet Fri 08-Jan-16 21:13:15

If you know someone with a dehydrator it makes pretty good jerky/biltong grin

Beef goes really well with Moroccan spices as well - marinated in harissa paste, fried off and then slow cooked with dried apricots, chickpeas, raisins and almonds in spiced beef stock (onions, turmeric, cumin, cinnamon, garam masala).

Jenijena Fri 08-Jan-16 21:14:00

Beef rendang curry. Mmmm.

lapsedorienteerer Fri 08-Jan-16 21:15:04


ivykaty44 Fri 08-Jan-16 21:15:35

Delia smith dies chilli con carne with stewing beef or similar ideal for stewing steak beef curry slow cooked, if you don't have a slow cooker pop in ovrn on low heat - gas 3

HarrietSchulenberg Fri 08-Jan-16 21:15:44

Hugh FW's Shin of Beef with Ginger and Soy. I make this with stewing beef instead of shin and it's amazing.
NOTE, I think the soy quantity is a misprint as 150ml is a whole bottle! I use about 3-4 tablespoons, which is plenty. Any more and I think we'd be dead.

BatteryOperatedBoyfriend Fri 08-Jan-16 21:16:11

Thai beef massaman curry, yum!

ivykaty44 Fri 08-Jan-16 21:16:33

Does not dies....

guineapig1 Fri 08-Jan-16 21:20:43

Yes, Thai beef massaman curry. Delicious!

TyneTeas Fri 08-Jan-16 21:46:53

Chilli Beef Stew

Beef in Beer

There was a thread on here a while ago with loads of lovely-sounding recipes

theredlion Sat 09-Jan-16 01:07:59

These are brilliant suggestions, thanks everyone I'll look before I go out to get the ingredients tomorrow.

I've got 5 x 1lb of stewing steak.
I'll probably use 2 lbs on my usual beef stew which leaves 3lbs for something else, or maybe 2 other dishes.

flowers for taking the time to make suggestions.

cdtaylornats Sat 09-Jan-16 06:12:28

Beef Massiman Curry

EricNorthmanSucks Sat 09-Jan-16 15:03:15

I see several suggestions for Massaman curry. Delicious!

mrspremise Tue 12-Jan-16 12:41:52

Idle Pie

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