One Pot Beef Stew
This one pot wonder is just the dish you need in your life.
- 2 tsps olive oil
- 2 celery sticks, thickly sliced
- 1 onion, chopped
- 3 carrots, cut in big chunks
- Frozen Peas
- 5 bay leaves
- 3 sprigs thyme
- 2 tbsp plain flour
- 2 tbsp tomato purée
- 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 2 beef stock cubes, crumbled
- 850g stewing beef cut into nice large chunks
- Flat leaf parsley
Heat oven to 160C/140C fan.
Spray Low cal oil in a casserole dish and put the celery, onion, carrots, bay and 1 sprig thyme.
Soften for 10 mins, then stir in the flour, stir well and add the tomato purée, Worcestershire sauce and beef stock cubes.
Slowly add in 600ml hot water, then add the beef and bring to a gentle simmer.
Cover and put in the oven for 2hrs 30 mins, then uncover add the frozen peas and cook for 30mins to 1hr more until the meat is really tender and the sauce is thickened.
Sprinkle with flat leaf parsley.