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November 29, 2016

Beef And Brocolli Salad

Beef And Brocolli Salad Save Print This great salad combines beef, broccoli, and tomatoes with a creamy horseradish dressing. You can use roast beef from the […]
March 5, 2020

Who are the key buyers of South African beef?

Seeing that there are concerns surrounding the potential impact of  the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in South African beef exports, I thought I should revisit a piece I wrote late […]
March 4, 2020

What Caused the Obesity Epidemic

In February this year Cape Town was fortunate to host the Old Mutual Health Summit in the Cape Town Convention Centre. Organized by Karen Thomson it […]
February 5, 2020

Red meat ‘most perfect food’ for humans, closely followed by milk

There is not a single proven case of eating red meat or processed meat actually causing a cancer said Professor Robert Pickard, emeritus professor of neurobiology […]
February 5, 2020

South Africans work harder for cheaper meat – study

Johannesburg – South Africa’s meat is 20% less expensive than the world average, a new study has shown. But South Africans often have to work more […]
February 4, 2020

Humans owe their evolution to the South African who invented the braai

Not only did discovering how to cook with fire help the human race evolve, but it also gave Mzansi a national cooking method that’s capable of […]
February 3, 2020

Red meat trends from the world’s biggest food trade show

Anuga 2019, the world’s largest food trade show held in Cologne, Germany every two years, was recently held. The event attracts more than 170 000 trade […]

Useful tips

  • Lean beef seems to be an important part of a healthy mother's eating programme - especially when expecting!
  • To ensure that you are not disappointed in the quality of your beef, only buy classified meat products.
  • Beef contains a power pack of nutrients, including protein, iron, zinc, B-vitamins and selenium

Blue cheese burgers with sweet potato wedges

Preheat oven to 180ºC. Cut sweet potatoes into wedges, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with cumin seeds and sea salt. Bake for half an hour. Place the mince, breadcrumbs, garlic, ground cumin and seasoning in a bowl and mix together until combined. Shape into 4 patties. Heat a large frying pan, add a little oil and cook patties on both sides until desired.

To serve Place patties on toasted buns, top with cheese, onion, rocket, and tomato jam. Serve with the sweet potato wedges.

Recipe from Food24.com

  • 600 g beef mince
  • 4 small sweet potatoes olive oil for drizzling
  • 1 Tbs cumin seeds sea salt
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • Sea salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbs oil
  • 4 ciabatta or hamburger rolls, toasted
  • 125 g wedge
  • blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 red onion
  • sliced wild rocket tomato jam or sweet chilli sauc

Preheat oven to 180ºC.

Cut sweet potatoes into wedges, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with cumin seeds and sea salt. Bake for half an hour.

Place the mince, breadcrumbs, garlic, ground cumin and seasoning in a bowl and mix together until combined. Shape into 4 patties.

Heat a large frying pan, add a little oil and cook patties on both sides until desired.

  • Preparation time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes
  • Total time: 30 Minutes
September 7, 2016
Preheat oven to 180ºC. Cut sweet potatoes into wedges, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with cumin seeds and sea salt. Bake for half an hour. Place the mince, breadcrumbs, garlic, ground cumin and seasoning in a bowl and mix together until combined. Shape into 4 patties. Heat a large frying pan, add a little oil and cook patties on both sides until desired.

Blue cheese burgers with sweet potato wedges

Blue cheese burgers with sweet potato wedges Save Print To serve Place patties on toasted buns, top with cheese, onion, rocket, and tomato jam. Serve with […]
October 19, 2016

Irish Pub Beef Stew

Irish Pub Beef Stew Save Print Serve this traditional Irish dish with Irish Soda Bread and butter. – Recipe from Food.com Yields: 4 Portions 680 - […]