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Braised Lamb Shanks in Red Wine

lamb shanks

Ingredients 2  Quality Mark lamb shanks 1 onion, sliced 200g button mushrooms, halved 2 parsnips, peeled and cut into chunks 2 cups red wine 400g tomato, herb and garlic pasta sauce 2 tbsp cooking oil 1 tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper Method Preheat oven to 180°C. Pat the lamb shanks dry and season well with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a … Read more

Cook Me Quick – Meats

Quick and easy is the key when you’re busy. And if you don’t have something to grab out of the freezer, you need ideas for quick, simple and nourishing meals that can be on the table in half an hour. It’s good to have a few recipes on hand that you can return to time … Read more

Soup, Glorious Soup

soup glorious soup

With the colder weather we think comfort food, and that means hot, nourishing soup. A good soup can provide a large amount of our daily nutritional requirements and is a great way to meet our “5+ a day” requirement. They’re also the perfect solution for using up vegetables lost in the bottom of the fridge. … Read more

Skewered Rogan Josh

rogan josh

Ingredients 500g Quality Mark lamb mince 1 finely grated red onion 1 tsp garlic clove 1 tsp finely grated fresh ginger 1 deseeded and finely chopped red chilli ½ tsp ground coriander ½ tsp ground turmeric ½ tsp paprika ¼ tsp cardamom Yoghurt sauce 1 cup yoghurt zest of 1 lemon 6 sprigs of fresh mint, leaves removed and chopped To serve Naan bread and mixed … Read more

Beef and Tomato Polenta Pot Pies

beef tomato polenta pot pie

Ingredients Polenta: 2¼ cups water 2½ cups polenta pinch of salt pinch of black pepper 90g butter Meat sauce: 675g Quality Mark beef mince 3 tbsp olive oil 1 chopped carrot 4 sage leaves ½ tsp dried thyme 3 tsp fresh rosemary 800g crushed cherry tomatoes pinch of salt pinch of black pepper White sauce: 130g butter 6 tbsp white flour 4 cups milk pinch of nutmeg 1 cup grated parmesan cheese Method To … Read more

Tuscan Beef Casserole

tuscan pie

Ingredients 750g Quality Mark diced beef (blade steak, chuck steak or gravy beef are ideal). Diced into 2-3cm chunks. 1 diced eggplant 1 diced red capsicum 1 diced onion ¼ cup chopped black olives ¼ cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes 2-3 tsp garlic cloves 1 tbsp capers 1 tbsp oregano ¼ cup tomato paste 2 tbsp white flour 1½ cups beef stock ¼ cup red wine Method To slow-cook filling: … Read more

Lamb, Mushroom and Cranberry Pies

lamb mushroom cranberry pie

Ingredients 400g Quality Mark lamb mince 2 diced onions 2 diced carrots 80g cranberries 100g sliced button mushrooms 20g plain white flour 300ml beef stock ½ tsp cumin 1 tbsp fresh thyme 4 sheets puff pastry 2 tbsp olive oil 1 beaten egg Salt and black pepper ¼ bunch chopped fresh coriander Method Pre-heat oven to 180°C. Heat the oil in a frypan and add the onions, carrots, … Read more

Steak, Cheese & Mushroom Pot Pies

steak cheese mushroom pie

Ingredients 600g Quality Mark gravy beef pinch of salt pinch of black pepper 3 tbsp white flour dash of canola oil 2 tbsp tomato paste 2 cups beef stock 250g chopped button mushrooms 2 tsp brown sugar 1½ cups grated carrots 1 celery stalk 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme 1 bay leaf 1 tsp paprika To assemble: cheddar cheese 1-2 sheets puff pastry 1 egg beaten with a 1/4 cup … Read more