Slow cooker recipes

Balsamic and port beef shanks

balsamic and port beef shanks
6
8H 20M

Ingredients

Method

1.

Heat oil in large frying pan; cook beef, in batches, until browned. Transfer to 4.5-litre (18-cup) slow cooker. Add onion, celery, stock, port, vinegar, undrained tomatoes, thyme and sugar to slow cooker; cook, covered, on low, 8 hours.

2.

Stir in basil, rind and olives; season to taste.

3.

Serve beef with sauce.

Ask the butcher to cut the beef shank into 6 equal pieces for you, or you could use 6 x 300g (10 ounce) pieces beef osso buco. Dry red wine can be used instead of port. serving suggestion Serve shanks with risotto, mashed potato or soft polenta.

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