Hearty Beef Casserole Recipe with Wine Pairings
Ingredients (serves 4)
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 750g chuck steak, cut into cubes
- plain flour, for coating
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 cup red wine (optional)
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 400g can whole tomatoes, chopped
- 500ml Beef Stock
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 carrots, sliced
- 2 potatoes, cubed
- pepper for seasoning
- salt for seasoning
Preheat oven to 180°c.
Heat oil in large pan, brown beef, add onion and garlic and stir for 3 minutes.
Add wine, tomato paste, tomatoes, beef stock and bay leaves and bring to boil.
Place in oven proof casserole dish and cover.
Cook in the oven 1 hour and 20 minutes. stir in remaining vegetables, salt and pepper and cover.
Cook for a further 40 minutes and serve hot.
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