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Grandma’s slow cooked beef stew

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Grandma’s slow cooked beef stew image: Heart Foundation

  • Cooking Time2.5 hours (preparation time 15 minutes)
  • Serves4 Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons wholemeal plain flour
  • 500g lean beef, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 large carrots, peeled, sliced into thin rounds
  • 1 small sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • ½ small swede, peeled and diced
  • 4 sticks celery, diced
  • 400mL salt reduced beef stock*
  • 200mL water
  • 400g can no added salt diced tomato
  • 3 tablespoons parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, roughly chopped, to garnish

Method

Method

  1. Place beef and plain flour into a large bowl and toss to coat.
  2. Place a large heavy based pan over medium heat and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add meat and cook for 2-3 minutes or until meat is brown. Remove meat from the pot and set aside.
  3. Add remaining olive oil to the pan and cook onions, garlic and leek for 1-2 minutes, or until just softened. Add carrots, sweet potato, swede, celery, beef stock, water, diced tomato, parsley, Worcestershire sauce and beef to the pot and bring to the boil.
  4. Reduce heat, cover and cook on low heat for approximately 2 hours, stirring approximately every 20/25 minutes.
  5. Garnish fresh parsley on top of beef stew.

Tip:

Recipe: Heart Foundation

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons wholemeal plain flour
  • 500g lean beef, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 large carrots, peeled, sliced into thin rounds
  • 1 small sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • ½ small swede, peeled and diced
  • 4 sticks celery, diced
  • 400mL salt reduced beef stock*
  • 200mL water
  • 400g can no added salt diced tomato
  • 3 tablespoons parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, roughly chopped, to garnish

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