•However, experts recommend limiting the number of times you eat peas if you are diabetic or have high blood pressure.
•Beef and peas go so well together if you are looking for a quick tasty fix for lunch or dinner.
Beef and peas go so well together if you are looking for a quick tasty fix for lunch or dinner.
Peas are a good source of vitamins C and E, zinc, and other antioxidants that strengthen your immune system.
However, experts from Diabetes self-management, diabetics and people prone to high blood pressure should limit the number of times they eat peas.
Yes, peas contain carbohydrates, but they can still be part of a diabetes eating plan.
- 1kg beef cut into chunks
- 4 large Potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 1 cup frozen peas
- 3 Carrots, chopped
- 1 medium onion, chopped finely
- 3 cloves garlic, grated
- 2 Tomatoes
- Vegetable oil
- 1 Tbsp. dried rosemary
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- ½ tsp black pepper
- ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
- ½ Tbsp. Tomato paste
- 3 cups of water
- ½ Tbsp. salt
In a bowl, mix the beef chunks with flour, salt and pepper. Combine and set aside.
In a sufuria, over medium heat, add about 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil then brown the beef before adding the chopped onion and grated garlic. Cook until soft.
Add the rosemary and thyme, potatoes, carrots, tomato paste and water.
Blend the tomatoes with the skins on (they're delicious and nutritious) to obtain the puree. Stir to combine.
Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 18 minutes.
Add in the preboiled peas and cover. Cook for 5 minutes
Serve over chapati or rice and enjoy with friends and family.