Hereford Beef is full of protein and iron and it can be an excellent addition to a healthy diet. That’s not all; you’ll find an abundance of nutrients and antioxidants, B vitamins and omega 3 fatty acid too. How you cook the beef will play a part in how healthy your beef dishes will be. If you’re watching the weight or looking to improve your diet we recommend checking out the next three recipes that all benefit from Hereford Beef mince (available from butchers, farm shops and some of the leading supermarkets in the UK).
Baked Sweet Potatoes with Chilli
A simple replacement can make all the difference to a meal. Sweet potatoes count as one of your five a day (Unlike white potatoes) and they’re considered a superfood as they are high in vitamin A along with vitamin C, B6, B1, B2, dietary fibre, niacin, potassium and more! This recipe uses lean mince beef to create a quick and easy chilli that goes perfectly with the baked sweet potato. This is a must for cold nights. Click here for the recipe.
Mix lean mince Hereford Beef with some brown rice, chopped tomatoes, courgette and anything else that you may have in the fridge. Stir in some Worcestershire sauce and season. Cut the top off 4 yellow peppers and fill them with the mince beef mixture before baking in the oven for about an hour, basting every 15 minutes or so. Here’s a link to a recipe, it’s from the States but it’s the kind of recipe that can be tweaked to become your very own.
Lettuce Cups with Beef and Tofu
These lettuce cups look healthy and they are healthy! The recipe provides a good source of iron, manganese, vitamin A and C, fibre, B vitamins, calcium, zinc and iron. The dish is full of flavour too, something that many healthy dishes lack. You’ll need lean minced Hereford Beef, extra firm tofu, lettuce, water chestnuts, ginger, spring onions, chilli garlic sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar and hoisin sauce. Find all the ingredients and the method here.