Beef and chestnut stew Recipe

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serves:

2

Skill:

easy

Prep:

10 min

Cooking:

2 hr

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories Array kCal 0%
Fat Arrayg 0%
  -  Saturates Arrayg 0%

Rich, hearty and beautifully warming, this winter stew is the perfect comfort dish. Easy to make, this succulent dish is the perfect alternative to a Sunday roast. Packed full of rich flavours, earthy chestnuts and succulent meat, this tasty stew is delicious served with seasonal veg

Ingredients

  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 400g beef, cut into bite sized chunks
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2tsp thyme
  • 300ml vegetable stock
  • 200g cooked chestnuts
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 250ml red wine

Method

  • Pour the olive oil into a large casserole dish and fry the beef until browned.

  • Add the onions and fry again until softened. Sprinkle in the thyme, and pour in the wine and stock.

  • Simmer for 1 hour with the lid on.

  • Add the carrots, chestnuts and season. Cook again for another hour, with the lid off.

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If you’re cooking the chestnuts from raw, pierce the skin and roast in a hot oven for 5 minutes. Once cool, peel

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