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Perfect Beef Casserole

The perfect family meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3 celery sticks, cubed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 carrots, sliced
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 4 sprigs of thyme
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 beef stock cubes, crumbled
  • 600ml hot water
  • 800g stewing beef, cut into nice large chunks

Step 1

Heat up the butter and oil in a pan. Place the celery, onion, carrots, bay and 1 thyme sprig in the pan and soften for 15 minutes.

Step 2

Add the flour and beat until fully combined, then add the tomato puree, Worcestershire sauce and beef stock cubes

Step 3

Gradually, stir in 600ml hot water and stir.

Step 4

Tip the beef into the mixture and bring to a gentle simmer.

Step 5

Pour the mixture into the Perfect Casserole dish, cover and place in the oven for 3 hours until the meat is tender and the sauce has thickened.