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Healthy boil-up

Try this healthy version of an old favourite!
  • 1 kilogram brisket, diced
  • 1 big bunch pūhā
  • 1 big bunch watercress
  • 6 small kumara, scrubbed and chopped
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  1. 1. Trim the fat off the meat. Put into a pot and cover with water. Bring to the boil.
  2. 2. Halfway through boiling the meat (after about an hour), pour out the fatty water. Refill the pot with water, bring to the boil and continue to simmer the meat.
  3. 3. Add the vegetables, onion and seasoning and bring to the boil. Lower the heat and simmer until the vegetables are cooked.
  4. 4. Serve immediately. Cool leftovers quickly – place in smaller containers, cool, cover and refrigerate as soon as possible. Reheat in meal amounts until piping hot.
Gather watercress from safe areas and wash well, or replace with silverbeet or spinach.