Beef in Red Wine

PennyBy Penny    

March 26, 2016


500g diced beef

200g sliced smoked streaky bacon

300g shallots halved

125g button mushrooms

3 garlic cloves crushed

2 tblspn tomato purée

500ml red wine

250ml beef stock

Bouquet garni - tie some parsley , thyme , bay leaves and rosemary together )

Seasoned flour

A little oil

Salt and pepper


1Heat oven to 160c

2Put the beef in seasoned flour and coat

3Heat a little oil in an ovenproof casserole dish. Fry the now seasoned meat in batches until nicely browned . Leave meat to 1 side

4Add the bacon , onions and garlic to the pan and cook till they start to colour . Add in the tomato purée and cook for another few minutes

5Add the meat back in along with the wine , stock and bouquet garni ( you can use dried herbs )

6Bring to the boil , simmer for 5 minutes then put a lid on the dish and cook in the oven for 3 hours

7Remove the bouquet garni before serving .

8I served with mustard mash , honey roasted carrots and garlic green beans