Beef Stew Winter Warmer

Beef Stew Winter Warmer

For the cold, wintry evenings, tuck into a rich beef stew, to warm you right down to your toes.

Ingredients to Serve 4:

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 25g Butter
  • 750g Red Tractor Braising Beef Steak
  • 2 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 175g Shallots
  • 150g Carrots
  • 200g Swede
  • 150ml Red Wine
  • 500ml Essential Cuisine Beef Stock
  • 2 Fresh Bay Leaves
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Thyme Leaves
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.
  2. For the beef stew, heat the oil and butter in an ovenproof dish and fry the beef until browned on all sides.
  3. Sprinkle over the flour and cook for a further 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and all the vegetables and fry for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Stir in the wine, stock and herbs, then add the Worcestershire sauce to taste. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Cover with a lid, transfer to the oven and cook for about two hours, or until the meat is tender.
  6. Serve with creamed potato and seasonal vegetables.