Beef and Carrot Casserole

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  1. homemadecook

    homemadecook

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    Serves 4 to 6
    Prep Time 20 minutes
    Cooking Time 50 minutes

    Ingredients

    1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
    750 grams top round steak, trimmed and cubed into bite-size pieces
    1/4 cup flour seasoned with 1/4 tsp each of salt and pepper
    1 tsp minced ginger
    1 clove garlic, chopped
    1 piece leak, sliced into 1-inch pieces
    1 tbsp ground cumin
    2 cups beef stock
    6 small carrots, cut into wedges
    1 (400-gram) can diced tomatoes
    1/2 cup stuffed green olives
    zest and juice of 1 lemon
    1/2 cup chopped parsley, plus extra for garnish
    1/2 cup cilantro

    Procedure

    1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large pot over high heat. Dust beef in flour. Cook, stirring 2 to 3 minutes, until lightly browned. Transfer to a plate.
    2. Heat remaining oil in same pan. Saute ginger, garlic, and leek for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in cumin. Cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes.
    3. Return beef to pan with stock, carrots, tomatoes, olives, lemon zest and juice, and half the herbs. Season to taste and simmer, uncovered, for 35 to 40 minutes. Stir in remaining herbs. Before serving, sprinkle with extra parsley.