Easy Beef Recipes:
Peachy Beef Bake





This is one of the most delicious easy beef recipes I know! Even very inexpensive cuts of beef stew meat cook up tender, moist and very tasty.

This recipe is very easy to make: just blend the peaches, put everything into a casserole dish, give it a quick stir, and bake. There are not even any mixing bowls to wash!

This dish takes at least 2 hours to bake. Be sure to allow lots of time!

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This makes a larger meal than most of my easy beef recipes. Adjust the amounts if you have a small family or a small appetite!




Check that you have these staples at home

  • in the cupboard

    • canned peaches
    • tomato paste
    • cider vinegar
    • salt
    • ground ginger
    • ground allspice
    • pepper

  • in the fridge or freezer

    • beef stew meat (about 2 lbs/1 kg)
    • onion
    • Worcestershire sauce

Get out your equipment

  • Essential

    • a blender
    • a large casserole dish
    • measuring cups and spoons
    • a mixing spoon





    The recipe

    Preheat oven to 350F/175C.

    2 lbs/1 kg beef stew meat

    1 large onion, finely chopped

    1 can (14 oz/398 mL) peaches

    1/4 cup/50 mL tomato paste

    2 tsp/10 mL cider vinegar

    2 tsp/10 mL Worcestershire sauce

    1/2 tsp/2 mL salt

    1/4 tsp/1 mL ground ginger

    1/4 tsp/1 mL ground allspice

    1/4 tsp/1 mL pepper

    Place the meat and onion in a large casserole dish.
    Process the peaches in a blender. Add them to the dish.
    Add the rest of the ingredients to the dish.
    Stir to mix well.
    Cover.
    Bake for about 2 1/2 hours, until the beef is very tender.




    Substitutions

    • Use any other type of vinegar instead of cider vinegar.

    • Use fresh peaches instead of canned. You'll need about 1 cup/250 mL chopped peaches.

    • Use fresh grated ginger (about 1 tsp/5 mL) instead of ground.

    Ideas for making this recipe your own

    • Instead of blending the peaches, what would happen if you left them in chunks?

    • How about trying another sweet fruit instead of peaches? How about pineapple? Plums?

    Tips

    • Serve some peach slices on the side.

    • Store opened bottles of Worcestershire sauce in the fridge for maximum flavor and quality. You can keep a refrigerated bottle of Worcestershire sauce for at least 2 years.





    Menu suggestions

    Serve this dish with

    • boiled potatoes

    • corn on the cob (or frozen corn niblets)

    • Cabbage Salad




      If you enjoy this recipe, you may also like these other easy beef recipes:

      • Greek Beef and Pasta
      • Hamburger and Cheesy Rice Casserole

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