Entree - What fruit goes with beef recipes

Author: Carolyn Marion  

Many stews are thickened with flour, but this hearty one is safe for gluten-intolerant diners. The sweetness of the peaches and pears complements the hearty beef flavor beautifully in this easy one-dish recipe.

Beef Roast with Fruit

Beef Roast with Fruit
The sweetness of the peaches and pears complements the hearty beef flavor beautifully in this easy one-dish recipe.
Provided by: Betty Crocker Kitchens
Total time: 235 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
Number of ingredients: 11
  • 1 beef arm, blade or rib pot roast, 4 pounds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup dry white wine or Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-ounce carton)
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 medium yams or sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 can (16 ounces) sliced peaches in juice, drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) sliced pears in juice, drained
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • Calories: 310 calories
  • Carbohydrate: 23 g
  • Cholesterol: 85 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 33 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Serving Size: 1 Serving
  • Sodium: 240 mg
How to cook:
  1. Trim fat from beef.
  2. Cook beef in nonstick Dutch oven over medium heat until brown on all sides; drain. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add wine, onions and tomatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 3 hours.
  3. Add yams, peaches and pears. Cover and simmer about 30 minutes or until yams and meat are tender.
  4. Remove beef, fruit and vegetables; keep warm. Skim any fat from liquid in Dutch oven. If necessary, add enough water to liquid to measure 2 cups.
  5. Mix cornstarch and cold water; gradually stir into liquid. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Serve with beef, fruit and vegetables. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired.
Notes: Citrus-Rubbed Beef Top Sirloin & Fruit Kabobs, 1 beef Top Sirloin Steak Center Cut, Boneless (about 1 pound) · 1 medium orange · 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro · 1 tablespoon smoked paprika · 1/4 teaspoon ground

Beef Stew with Almonds and Dried Fruit

Beef Stew with Almonds and Dried Fruit
Many stews are thickened with flour, but this hearty one is safe for gluten-intolerant diners.
Provided by: Martha Stewart
Yields: 4
Number of ingredients: 13
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds beef chuck, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 medium onion, diced medium
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 3/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 4 parsley sprigs, plus 1/4 cup chopped leaves for serving
  • 2 wide strips lemon zest
  • 4 ounces mixed dried fruit, such as figs, prunes, and apricots, quartered
  • 1/2 cup blanched whole almonds, toasted
  • Cooked brown rice, for serving
  • Calories: 416 g
  • Fat: 24 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 28 g
How to cook:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large Dutch oven or heavy pot with a tight-fitting lid, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high. Season beef with salt and pepper. In 2 batches, cook beef until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes per batch. Transfer to a plate. To pot, add remaining 1 teaspoon oil, onion, and garlic and cook over medium until onion is translucent, about 6 minutes. Add wine and cook until slightly reduced, about 3 minutes.
  2. Return beef to pot; stir in broth, bay leaf, parsley sprigs, lemon zest, and 1 1/2 cups water. Bring to a boil. Cover, transfer to oven, and cook 45 minutes. Stir in dried fruit and cook, uncovered, until meat is fork-tender, 35 minutes. Stir in almonds; cook 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf, parsley sprigs, and lemon zest. Serve stew over brown rice and top with chopped parsley.
Notes: Unusual Meat and Food Pairings that Will Amaze Your Tastebuds, This list pairs unique ingredients with different cuts of our meat, What you don't often see, however, is a fruit-centered sauce.

Beef stew with fruits

Beef stew with fruits
One pot gourmet deliciousness
Provided by: Soo Foodies
Total time: 120 minutes
Yields: 2 servings
Number of ingredients: 13
  • Olive oil: 2 tbs
  • Beef: 400 g
  • White wine: 240 ml
  • Vinegar: 100 ml
  • Soy sauce: 3 tbs
  • Tarragon: 0.5 tsp
  • Whole cloves: 0.5 tsp
  • Ginger: A pinch of
  • Garlic: 2 cloves of
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Plums: 30 g dried
  • Apricots: 20 g dried
How to cook:
  1. Cut the beef into equally-sized cubes. In medium saucepan pour the olive oil and heat it. Add the meat and stew it for couple of minutes. Pour the white wine, the vinegar, the soy sauce and all the spices. Bring to boil and reduce to simmer, about 1 hour. Stir from time to time.
  2. Add the dried fruits, either in one piece or sliced. Continue to cook, approximately for 30 minutes more. Pour some extra water if needed. Serve with fresh rosemary or thyme sprig and enjoy the gourmet taste.
Notes: What Fruit Goes With Steak?, A steak with fruits has a great flavor and nutrition profile. Because citrus fruits tend to be popular, any chance that you can add orange,
Write a comment: