Beef and Butternut Casserole with Mushrooms and Tomato

Beef and Butternut Casserole with Mushrooms and Tomato

Beef and Butternut Casserole with Mushrooms and Tomato




A delicious one pot meal!


  • 1 onion

  • 1 leek

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • 2 rashers bacon, optional

  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary

  • 10 ml olive oil

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 butternut (800 g)

  • 250 g mushrooms, mixed are most delicious

  • 410 g tinned chopped tomatoes (1 x 410 g tin)

  • 150 ml red wine, optional

  • 500 g beef goulash pieces, check for minimal visible fat.

  • 8 black olives

  • 2.5 ml salt & freshly ground black pepper (½ t)


  • Preheat the oven to 180ºC
  • Peel the onion and cut into eighths. Trim, wash and slice the leek. Peel and slice the garlic.
  • Heat a large pan or ovenproof casserole on medium heat.
  • Finely slice the bacon. Pick the leaves off the rosemary sprig and chop finely.
  • Pour the olive oil into the hot pan, add the sliced bacon, chopped rosemary and the bay leaves and gently fry, stirring regularly.
  • Add the sliced garlic, chopped onion and leek and cook for 10 minutes, stirring regularly.
  • Meanwhile, peel and cut the butternut into bite size cubes and add to the pan.
  • Clean the mushrooms and cut off the stems. Add both the stems and whole mushroom tops to the pan.
  • Add the meat cubes, pour over the wine and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the tinned tomatoes.
  • Rinse the tomato tin out with quarter tin of water and add to the pan or casserole.
  • De-stone the olives by cutting in half. Add to the casserole and mix in gently.
  • Bring the casserole to a boil and then place in the pre-heated oven to bake for 45 mins, until thick and delicious.
  • Serve on its’ own as a complete balanced meal.


    Energy: 1918 kJ
    Protein: 30.3 g
    Carbohydrates: 31.3 g
    Total sugars: 4.5 g
    Added sugar: 0.0 g
    Total Fat: 18.5 g
    Saturated fat: 7.7 g
    Fibre: 7.7 g
    Sodium: 682 mg

    One serving is equivalent to 1 carbohydrate, 4 protein and 4 vegetables

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