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Best slow cooked beef recipes?

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RainDancer Fri 26-Dec-14 22:39:24

Am doing dinner for 8 on Sunday. Fancy a nice hearty, comforting meal. Very keen on doing dauphinois potatoes but not sure what to put with it. I would go for lamb every time but half the guests don't like it (damn) so am thinking a slow cooked beef recipe instead. Can only think of boeuf bourgignon, but wondering whether that is too rich to go with dauphinois? Any other ideas?

applecatchers36 Fri 26-Dec-14 22:47:01

Beef adobo is lush. Braising beef with onions, garlic, soy sauce, red wine vinegar, caster sugar, salt & pepper , fry in pan (brown meat) with little flour, transfer to slow cooker with beef stock slow cook for 7 hours. Serve with rice
& squeeze of lime.

butterfliesinmytummy Fri 26-Dec-14 22:51:03

Jamie Oliver does a great beef stew, Jools favourite beef stew or something like that. All the veggies (bn squash, carrots, mushrooms etc) are in it so I do a side of broccoli / green veg and potatoes or crusty bread and it does beautifully well in the slow cooker. He mentions specifically not to brown the meat, just chuck everything in. I was very skeptical as have ways always browned meat for tenderness and flavor but it is amazing.

RainDancer Fri 26-Dec-14 22:56:28

Drool. Both of those suggestions sound delish. Off to Google!

FruitBasedDrinkForALady Fri 26-Dec-14 23:06:16

BBC good food recipe is fantastic.

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