You will need
- lean beef;
Diet fit only certain cuts of beef. There are about 29. These include: the flat part of the brisket, neck and shoulder, flank, rump, etc. For each of these cuts there is the most suitable method of cooking steak for example is accepted to fry, cervical-shoulder – stew, and bacon to make a soup or stew.
To make the roast beef came with diet, fry it in small amount of hot oil. To roast 250 gram steak rather than half a tablespoon of oil or butter. If you are afraid that the meat would be enough soft, marinade it before cooking. Do not use ready mixes, because you can't control their composition.
Boiled beef cook together with vegetables and spices. Take a large deep pot. Meat wash, put in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over high heat and once it boils, reduce to medium. Remove the foam. Put on 1 kg of meat 2 peeled carrots, 1 head of onions, a few heads of leeks, a stick of celery, a Bay leaf and a few sprigs of thyme. In a special sack or strainer of spices, put into the broth a few anise stars, couple of buds of cloves, 5-6 peppercorns. If you have no bag or strainer, put spices into the broth just so, but then don't forget to strain the broth. Cook the beef about 2 hours, until the piece of meat will not be free to protectice knife. Beef should be covered with broth, do not forget to pour the hot water.
Serve boiled beef with sauce and vegetables. The meat in the cold is well suited for salads, sandwiches on whole wheat bread.
Fry small pieces of beef in olive oil until Golden brown, if you want to make a stew. Cook in a pan the chopped celery and also chopped the carrots. When carrots are soft, put in a pan slices of beef, add herbs, chopped canned tomatoes and pepper. Simmer on low heat for about an hour. Put 2-3 peeled sliced potatoes, pieces of turnip, pumpkin, green beans and simmer for another 15-20 minutes until tender. To thicken sauce, dissolve a tablespoon of corn starch in ¼ Cup water and add to the vegetables with the meat. Heat all together, stirring occasionally, another 3-5 minutes.