Beef and booze casserole

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1hr50min


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About this recipe: A rich, tasty beef casserole - perfect for a cold winter evening. Serve over rice, baked potatoes or simply with crusty bread to mop up all the delicious sauce.

Shona

Ingredients
Serves: 6 

  • 2 (500g) packs of braising steak
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil
  • 3 large onions, sliced
  • 1 250g punnet mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon snipped fresh rosemary or marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon snipped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon snipped fresh parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 125ml beef stock
  • 225ml red wine
  • 2 tablespoons brandy

Method
Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr50min 

  1. Heat oil in a large casserole pot.
  2. Add beef and cook until brown; remove from pot. Cook onions and mushrooms , stirring occasionally, until onions are tender. Remove and set aside.
  3. Return beef to pot; sprinkle with flour, salt, marjoram, thyme, parsley and pepper. Stir in stock and wine. Add bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours or until beef is tender.
  4. Stir in brandy, mushrooms and onions; heat through, stirring occasionally.

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Reviews (8)

sophiegrace88
5

didn't use any brandy, and a little more red wine, turned out really lovely with crusty cheesy bread! - 09 Feb 2012

djdazg
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5

Took shortcuts. Cooked the mushrooms and onions in a seperate pan with a dash of red wine and olive oil. Added the mixture to the main pan half hour into cooking time. - 28 Mar 2011

djdazg
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4

I really enjoyed this dish! It was surprisingly tasty! - 28 Mar 2011

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