Sweet n Sour Beef with Noodles

Menu Plan Monday – 2nd March
March 1, 2010
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March 8, 2010
 

Here’s one of our family favourites that I’ve been making for years, and just recently converted to the Thermomix.  If you’re not too much into ‘sweet’ and ‘beef’ together, don’t worry, it’s not too sweet – it’s very savoury, rich and flavoursome.  It takes a little longer to cook than most Thermomix meals, but you don’t have to watch it – you can go do something else while your dinner cooks itself! 

I serve this on wholemeal spelt spaghetti or fettucine – if you have the time to make your own noodles, it tastes even better! Or if you’re gluten free, you can serve it on gf spaghetti/fettucini. We also like it with raw vegetable ‘noodles’ made with a spiralizer.

Serves at least six.

Sweet n Sour Beef with Noodles
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Ingredients
  1. 650g tomatoes, halved
  2. 2 onions, halved
  3. 30g olive oil
  4. 600g diced steak
  5. reserved tomato puree
  6. 120g tomato paste
  7. 350g sliced carrots
  8. 1 Tablespoon shoyu (or tamari or soy sauce)
  9. 15g apple cider vinegar
  10. 20g Rapadura
  11. 1 teaspoon dried Italian herbs
  12. salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Puree tomatoes in Thermomix for 20-30 seconds on speed 9. Remove to a bowl.
  2. Chop onions for 2 seconds on speed 5.
  3. Saute onions in oil for 3 minutes at 100 degrees, speed 1.
  4. Add diced steak and cook for 10 minutes at 100 degrees, speed 1
  5. Add tomato puree, tomato paste, sliced carrots, shoyu, apple cider vinegar, Rapadura, dried Italian herbs, salt & pepper and cook for 40 minutes at 100 degrees, reverse, speed 1.
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9 Comments

  1. Amanda Meyer says:

    Made this tonight for dinner but didn’t have any eggs so I couldn’t make my spelt pasta. Served it on TMX mashed potato/sweet potato and hubby scored it 8.5/10! It was a hit with the 3.5-yr-old too! 🙂

  2. Louisa says:

    Hi Jo

    This was a success tonight; thank you!!! (My husband is away for work at the moment so meal times can be a little tricky, depending on the moods of my 2 and 4 year olds). This was so easy to make, and both my boys loved it. With my 4 year old even making up a song about how yummy it was!

    Just a question; what vegetable/s do you use with this when making noodles with the spiraliser? I actually have one on the way from an online store and I would love to do this next time!

    Cheers

  3. Toni says:

    This was a hit with miss five fussy so if she likes it it must b damn good 🙂 I did find mine a little runny though, do u ever need to thicken? If so what do u do?

  4. Sharon says:

    Hi Jo,

    I made this last night and it was a great success thank you:))

    Sharon

  5. Jenny says:

    Hubby said this was the best dish so far I’ve made since using my thermomix. Thanks Jo for creating a dish that has got the thumbs up in our household

  6. Adele says:

    Hi there. What sort of noodles do you recommend? Pasta? Something more Asian? Thanks.

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