Passion for Food Series: Braised Beef


Braised Beef

This hearty braised beef recipe is the ultimate comfort food after a long, busy day. Why not sit back and let the oven do the work? The beef is slowly braised in a rich red wine stock creating superbly tender beef with a delicious flavour.

Our braised beef recipe is packed with classical flavours from ingredients that have been sourced locally, promoting regenerative farming. Not only does this recipe provide a delicious family meal, it also helps increase your vegetable intake making it a wholesome nutritious dinner option. Serve with puff pastry, mashed potatoes and green beans and you’ll be sure to impress!



  • Slow cooking beef (eg Shin)
  • Onion,
  • Garlic
  • Celery
  • Leeks
  • Carrot
  • Rosemary
  • Chopped Tomatoes
  • 2 glasses red wine
  • 3 litres beef stock


  1. Dust the diced beef in seasoned flour and brown in a pre-heated ovenable pot. Remove to the side.
  2. Roughly prepare the carrot, leeks, celery, onion & garlic.
  3. In the same pot as the beef, sweat off the vegetables in some oil over medium heat, add the rosemary and the browned beef.
  4. Add 2 glasses of red wine, deglazing the bottom of the pot to free the browned elements, then add 3L beef stock and bring to the boil.
  5. Reduce to a simmer, removing any grease that comes to the surface.
  6. Place the lid on the slow cooker and put it into a preheated oven @150°C for 4hrs.
  7. Serve with mashed potatoes or as a pie filler when topped with puff pastry.

Bon Appétit!

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