Slow cooker recipes

Simple beef and vegetable casserole

A simple slow-cooked version of the classic beef and vegetable casserole.
simple beef and vegetable casserole
8H 30M




Coat beef in flour; shake off excess. Heat 2tablespoons of the oil in large frying pan; cook beef, in batches, until browned all over. Transfer beef to 4.5-litre (18-cup) slow cooker.


Heat remaining oil in same pan; cook onion, carrot, celery, parsnip, swede and garlic; stirring, until onion softens. Add paste; cook, stirring, 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in undrained tomatoes and stock.


Stir vegetable mixture and bay leaves into cooker; add thyme. Cook, covered, on low, 8 hours. Discard thyme and bay leaves; season to taste.

Use whatever vegetables you like: turnip, celeriac, jerusalem artichokes are all good choices. Gravy beef can be used instead of chuck steak. Swede is also known as swedish turnip.


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