Slow cooker pot au feu

    Slow cooker pot au feu

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    9hr15min


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    About this recipe: Pot au feu, the famous French pot roast, is a natural candidate for the slow cooker. It makes a delicious and rustic meal out economical stewing steak. For a richer dish, you can add some oxtail as well.

    Cumbria, England, UK

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 1 onion, peeled
    • whole cloves
    • 2 small leeks, trimmed and halved
    • 700g stewing steak
    • 1 beef bone with marrow
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 5 to 7 carrots, halved
    • 4 potatoes, peeled and cut into large pieces
    • 2 to 3 turnips, cut into large pieces
    • 1 bouquet garni
    • 2 bay leaves

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:9hr  ›  Ready in:9hr15min 

    1. Peel the onion and stick several whole cloves into it. Set aside.
    2. Arrange the leeks in the bottom of the slow cooker. Place the stewing steak and the beef bone on top. Season well with salt and pepper. Add the remaining ingredients, including the prepared onion. Cover with cold water. Set slow cooker to Low and cook for 8 to 10 hours.

    To serve...

    Serve the beef with the vegetables, with Dijon mustard and cornichons on the side. The resulting broth can be sieved and enjoyed as a first course.

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