Slow Cooked Braising Steak


Serves: 4
Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 90-120 minutes



Ingredients

  • 500g The Co-operative braising steak, cut into chunks
  • 1 ½ tbsp of olive oil
  • 6 The Co-operative shallots, peeled and cut half
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced
  • 2 The Co-operative carrots, peeled and cut into chunks
  • ½ The Co-operative swede cut into chunks
  • 2tbsp plain flour
  • 1tsp chopped rosemary or thyme
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 852ml (1 ½ pints) of beef stock
  • 2tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/3

Method

  1. In a large saucepan add 1/2tsp of the olive oil and cook the shallots until they start to brown.
  2. Next add the garlic, carrots, swede, herbs and bay leaves. Continue cooking for a couple more minutes and pour in the beef stock and bring to a simmer.
  3. In a bowl add the flour and season to taste. Toss in the beef until well coated. Place a large frying pan over the hottest setting.
  4. Add the remaining olive oil and cook the beef until nicely browned all over.
  5. Tip the beef into the casserole add the Worcestershire sauce. Pop a lid on and simmer for 1 ½ hours.
  6. For the potatoes simply boil in plenty of boiling water until tender and just on the point of being cooked, tip into a colander and leave for 2-3 minutes.

Tip: Serve your casserole in bowls with your boiled potatoes and some garden peas, brushing the potatoes with a little butter or margarine really makes a difference.



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