Slow Cooked Beef Ragu
Tender Beef Ragu with Rich, Delicious Ingredients
Beef + Lamb New Zealand
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1.2kg Quality Mark bolar roast
2 tbsp olive oil
4 garlic cloves
1 1/2 cups beef stock
400g can chopped tomatoes
3 sprigs fresh thyme
2 red capsicum
chargrilled, seeds removed and sliced into strips
1/2 cup basil leaves
cooked according to packet instructions
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
To Slow Cook
Cut Beef into four or five large pieces.
Season with salt and pepper, and drizzle with a little olive oil.
Heat a large frypan over a medium-high heat.
Brown the pieces of Beef well on all sides.
Remove and place in slow cooker bowl.
Reduce heat, add a little oil to the frypan and onion and garlic.
Cook for 1–2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the flour and stir to scrape up residue from the base of the pan and ensure the onion is coated with the flour.
Gradually pour in the stock and stir until the mixture boils.
Pour over the Beef in slow cooker dish.
Add the tomatoes and thyme and a small pinch of sugar.
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).
Alternatively, cook on the high setting for 4-5 hours.
To serve, shred the Beef with two forks.
Stir in the roasted capsicum and basil leaves.
Serve over pasta and sprinkle with parmesan.
Nutrition Information per Serving (384g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)