Simple Beef Casserole

Simple Beef Casserole

A basic beef stew with vegetables that cooks to perfection every time. You’ll find yourself going to this recipe time and again. Feel free to add a splash of red wine, or replace some of the water with a good strong ale.

Serves: 10 

900g stewing steak

3 tablespoons vegetable oil

4 beef stock cubes, crumbled

1L water

1 teaspoon dried rosemary

1 teaspoon dried parsley

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

3 large potatoes, peeled and cubed

4 carrots, cut into 2.5cm pieces

4 sticks celery, cut into 2.5cm pieces

1 large onion, chopped

2 teaspoons cornflour

2 teaspoons cold water

Prep Time: 20min  ›  Cooking Time: 2hr  ›  Ready in: 2hr20min 

In a large casserole dish, brown your beef in oil over a medium heat.

Dissolve stock cubes in water and pour into pan.

Stir in rosemary, parsley and pepper. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour.

Stir potatoes, carrots, celery and onion into the casserole.

Dissolve cornflour in 2 teaspoons cold water and stir into stew. Cover and simmer for a further hour.

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