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Beef with Pine Nuts and Raisins  HT  MC  M. Eastern  30mins



Serves 4     Hot  Beef  Fruit  Nuts  Main Course   Gluten Wheat Dairy Free  Eggless Middle East  North African Nth Africa




3tbsp Vegetable Oil
3 tbsp Pine Nuts
675g/1˝ lb Minced Beef
3 tbsp Raisins
1 teasp Allspice
Salt and Pepper






1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a frying pan add the pine nuts and sauté for 3 minutes, turning frequently. 


2. Add  the remaining oil, heat until hot then add the beef and brown on all sides.


4.  Add the raisins and allspice, salt and pepper and continue to cook for a further 15 minutes, stirring constantly, or until the meat is done. Serve hot with a rice pilaf.





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Serve with a green vegetable


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