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Slow Cooked Beef Ragu

Tender Beef Ragu with Rich, Delicious Ingredients

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Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

4 hrs

Cook Time

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Ingredients

Beef

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1.2kg Quality Mark bolar roast

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2 tbsp olive oil

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1 diced onion

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4 thinly sliced garlic cloves

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1 and 1/2 cups beef stock

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400g chopped canned tomatoes

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3 sprigs fresh thyme

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2 char-grilled and sliced red capsicum

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1/2 cup basil leaves

To serve

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pasta

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parmesan cheese

Method

To Slow Cook

1

Cut Beef into four or five large pieces.

2

Season with salt and pepper, and drizzle with a little olive oil.

3

Heat a large frypan over a medium-high heat.

4

Brown the pieces of Beef well on all sides.

5

Remove and place in slow cooker bowl.

6

Reduce heat, add a little oil to the frypan and onion and garlic.

7

Cook for 1–2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

8

Add the flour and stir to scrape up residue from the base of the pan and ensure the onion is coated with the flour.

9

Gradually pour in the stock and stir until the mixture boils.

10

Pour over the Beef in slow cooker dish.

11

Add the tomatoes and thyme and a small pinch of sugar.

12

Cover the slow cooker with its lid, cook on low setting for 6-8 hours and then 1 hour on high setting (if you have time).

13

Alternatively, cook on the high setting for 4-5 hours.

14

To serve, shred the Beef with two forks.

15

Stir in the roasted capsicum and basil leaves.

16

Serve over pasta and sprinkle with parmesan.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (384g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1464 (349)kJ

Protein

48.4g

Total Fat

14.4g

Saturated Fat

5g

Carbs

6.6g

Sugars

5g

Sodium

127mg

Iron*

5mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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