Beef and celery stew is a delicious and healthy Iranian dish. It is a combination of meat, sliced celery, finely chopped parsley, a little bit of mint, fresh squeezed lime juice, and the right amount of seasoning.
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Thru the evolution, humans and pre-humans have been eating meat. The digestive systems of humans are well equipped to make full use of the healthy fats, proteins and nutrients tables and fruits to serve when it comes to their daily food needs while also thinking that plant protein is safer than animal protein. It is also very important the beef provides numerous benefits to human nutrition.
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Health Benefits of Beef
Iron, Zinc, and Selenium
Beef is full of iron. Perhaps the highest concentration of iron commonly consumed in meat. Additionally, the iron is more biologically available in beef than from other sources. However iron help in forming hemoglobin that transports oxygen to different parts of your body. Beef is a great source of zinc. Zinc help in our body in tissue formation and metabolism and selenium also works to breaks down the fat and chemicals in the body. Those foods that are full in zinc are also full in iron. Approximately 25% zinc absorbed by the body.
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Vitamins are a big part of the human body. Vitamin A, B12, B6…etc. And D are commonly found in beef and meat. These vitamins promote the good vision, stronger teeth, and bones and also support the central nervous system it also promote the mental health as well. Another benefit of beef or meat is the maintenance of your skin’s health. Vitamin B12 is very important because it cannot be gotten in any amount from plants and vegetable. 92% vitamins B12 are available in beef.
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A large amount of protein is found in beef. Protein is an important part of the body. Protein is improved the overall health and wellbeing of one’s body. The important benefits of protein are that it is repaired and build the body tissues as well as the production of antibodies that will protect the body from infections. It also contains all the essential amino acids, and it is one of the best sources of protein. High-quality source of protein such as beef allows for the proper development of the major structure and functional system in the body.
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Celery is one of popular Mediterranean and small biennial herbaceous plant. It may be grown easily in home-gardens. It is half a meter height plant.
Health benefits of celery
It is very low-calorie herbal power stations. If you used it with other weight loss treatments may help reduce body weight, blood cholesterol levels. Its leaves are the good source of antioxidants and vitamin A, vital vitamins including folic acid, vitamin C & k. Celery is a rich source of potassium, sodium, calcium, manganese, and magnesium.
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- 1 large onion, peeled and chopped
- 6 Tbsp. Vegetable oil divided
- 2 large cloves of garlic, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
- 1 lb. boneless stew meat (beef or lamb), washed, cut into cubes, and patted dry
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- 1 head of celery, washed, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 2 bunches fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
- 1 bunch fresh mint, finely chopped or 2-3 tablespoons dried mint
- 2-3 tablespoons lime/lemon juice (can be adjusted to your liking)
- Cooked rice, for serving
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In the large skillet, cook chopped onions in 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil, over medium high heat, infrequently stirring, until they are light brown, for about 10-15 mins. Add garlic and cook for an extra 2-3 minutes. Now add turmeric and meat, stir, and cook the meat on all sides. Add 2 & 3 cups of fresh water too. When boiled, reduce heat to medium-low, cover skittle and simmer.
In a large frying pan, heat 2-3 tbsp. Oil over medium heat, cook celery until soft, add parsley and mint, stir well, and cook for additional 3-4 mins, stirring occasionally. Add cooked vegetables to the skittle, seasoning salt and pepper, add more water if necessary, cover skillet, and cook for another hour and a half hour, until the meat is fully cooked. Check the taste, citrus juice, salt, and pepper. Now serve with rice and salad, send me your feedback about this recipe through comments.
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