Slowcooked beef and mushroom in a red wine sauce

Slowcooked beef and mushroom in a red wine sauce

Posted 2014-09-09 by Veefollow
With melt-in-your-mouth slow-cooked beef and mushrooms in a subtle red wine sauce, this delicious dish will rock your world. Like any other slow-cooked meal, all you need to do is prepare the ingredients and let the slow cooker do the rest. Add different kinds of vegetable for a more healthy variation.


Note You need a slowcooker for this recipe



Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 8 hours
Makes: 6 - 8 servings

Ingredients



1 kilo chuck steak, cut into small cubes
1 large brown onion, coarsely chopped
6 large garlic cloves, crushed
500g small button mushrooms, quartered
½ cup plain flower
½ cup tomato paste
1 vegetable stock cube dissolved in 1 ½ cups of water
1 ½ cups water
1 ½ cups red wine (either cabernet sauvignon or merlot)
salt and white ground pepper, to season
3 sprigs fresh thyme
Olive oil

Method

  • Season flour with 1 tablespoon salt and 1 ½ tablespoons pepper, and mix to combine.
  • Coat beef in flour and shake off excess flour.



  • Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a large frying pan on high heat.
  • Lightly brown steak on each side.

  • Note Brown steak in batches to ensure even browning


  • Remove steak from frying pan and place in slow cooker.
  • Turn heat down to medium and add 2 tablespoons of oil to frying pan.
  • Add onion and garlic to frying pan and stir for two minutes or until onion is soft. Do not brown onion.
  • Add mushrooms and heat until softened, stirring when needed.



  • Add thyme, tomato paste, stock, water and wine to frying pan. Stir to combine.



  • Bring to boil and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Remove frying pan from heat and add sauce to slow cooker.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Set slow cooker to low heat and cook for 8 hours.



  • Serve with mashed potato or atop a bed of rice, and enjoy




  • Categories
    #slow_cooker
    #beef
    #mushrooms
    #red_wine
    #dinner
    #dinner_party
    #thyme
    #easy



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