Recipe

Rich beef casserole

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 1 hr 45 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Rich beef casserole
  • 750 gram beef, diced
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 pickling onions, peeled
  • 2 carrots, thickly sliced
  • 1 cup (250ml) red wine
  • 1 cup (250ml) beef stock
  • 2 tablespoon tomato paste
  • thyme sprigs
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 400 gram baby potatoes
  • 200 gram small button mushrooms
  • chopped parsley, to serve
  • steamed green beans (optional), to serve

Method

Rich beef casserole
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Toss together beef and flour.
  • 2
    Heat oil in a heavy-based flame-proof casserole pan on high. Cook beef in batches for 3-5 minutes, until brown. Add onions and carrot and cook for 5 minutes, until golden.
  • 3
    Add wine, stock, tomato paste, thyme and bay leaf. Season to taste and bring to boil.
  • 4
    Cover and cook in oven for 1 hour. Add potatoes and mushrooms and cook for another 30 minutes, until beef is very tender. Scatter with parsley and serve with steamed beans, if you like.

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