My grandpa's beef stew

My grandpa's beef stew


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About this recipe: A hearty beef stew that's packed with plenty of veg. Serve with boiled potatoes and Dijon mustard.


Serves: 6 

  • 500g beef shoulder
  • 1kg beef stew meat
  • 500g carrots, peeled and halved
  • 500g leeks, sliced
  • 1 medium turnip, peeled and chopped
  • 1 bouquet garni (bay leaf, thyme, parsley)
  • 1 onion, studded with cloves
  • 12 black peppercorns
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 small cabbage, sliced

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Ready in:3hr30min 

  1. Put the meat in a large stock pot then add the carrots, leeks, turnips, bouquet garni, onion and peppercorns. Add 4 litres of cold water. Simmer on low heat for 3 hours.
  2. One hour before the end of the cooking time, slice the cabbage and add it to the stock pot.

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