Slow cooked beef recipe

Slow cooked beef recipe

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You will need:

  • 2 beef braising steaks
  • 1 pouch of red wine gravy
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 sprigs of thyme
  • 40ml Malbec red wine
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 50ml water
  • Mash potato and spring veg to be served on side

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Slow Cooked Beef

Sausage & Mash


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Our in-house chef shows you how to make a hearty and delicious Slow Cooked Beef using braising beef steaks and red wine.

Watch the video below and read on for the full recipe.


Place a thick base saucepan on the heat. Allow it to get hot, add 1 tbsp. oil and allow it to slightly smoke.

Season beef steaks with salt and pepper and place in pan. Leave to caramelise for 2 minutes.

Flip steaks and leave for another 2 minutes.

Add onion and let is start to caramelise.

Remove steaks and set them aside to rest.

Add remaining oil and diced carrot to onion. Let it caramelize for 5 minutes.

Add red wine to deglaze the pan.

Add bay leaf and let liquid reduce by half.

Pre-heat oven to 160 degrees.

Add red wine gravy and water.

Reduce heat to a simmer and add steaks back into the pan.


Add sprigs of thyme.

Cover pan with a lid or foil and place in pre-heated over for 1 hour.

Serve with creamy mash potato and spring veg.

Eat and enjoy!

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