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Hearty Beef Casserole

Hearty Beef Casserole

This winter warmer is a great recipe for all the family or at a dinner party, it’s rich flavour is delicious, serve with Mashed Potato and Vegetables of your choice.

Serves 4


  • 2 tsp Rubbed Parsley
  • 1 heaped tsp Herbs De Provence
  • 1/2 tsp Cracked Black Pepper
  • 600g Braising Steak cut into 4cm chunks
  • 8 rashers of Smoked Streaky Bacon Chopped
  • 200g Button Mushrooms cut in half
  • 1 Tbsp Sunflower Oil if needed
  • 10 small Shallots
  • 2 Carrots sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Plain Flour
  • 300ml (1/2 pt) Red Wine
  • 300ml (1/2 pt) Beef Stock
  • 2 Tbsp Soy Sauce


  1. Fry the Bacon in a frying pan until cooked, remove and transfer to a Casserole dish.
  2. In the same frying pan quickly fry off the Steak and then transfer to the Casserole dish.
  3. Now add the Shallots to the frying pan and cook on a lower heat until they begin to brown, add the Carrots and cook for a further 2 minutes.  Transfer to the Casserole dish.
  4. Add the Flour to the frying pan and mix a little of the Red Wine, stir until it is smooth.
  5. Add the rest of the Red Wine, Stock and Soy Sauce, stir until the mixture boils and starts to thicken.
  6. Add the Mushrooms and Herbs de Provence, stir for 1-2 minutes and pour into the Casserole dish with everything else.
  7. Mix well and cover with a lid.
  8. Cook in a pre-heated oven at 160c/gas mark 3 for 2 hours.
  9. When the time is up sprinkle over the Parsley and serve with Mashed Potato and Vegetables.


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