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Beef and vegetable hotpot

Makes 2-3 portions. Suitable for 12 months +.

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ingredients

1 tsp olive oil

150g lean beef, finely diced

1/2 a small leek

1 small parsnip

1 carrot

1/2 Heinz vegetable stock cube

1 tbsp plain flour

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Try sweet potato, swede or pumpkin instead of carrot and parsnip

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in non-stick frying pan, add the beef and cook over a medium heat, stirring until beginning to brown.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, clean and slice the leek; peel and finely chop the parsnip and carrot. Add the vegetables to the beef and cook for 2 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Make up the stock cube with 300ml of boiling water from the kettle. Add the flour to the beef and stir well for 1 minute. Add the stock and bring to the boil, stirring. Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until the beef and vegetables are tender.

  • Step 4

    Cool slightly before serving in a bowl.

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