Colette's Delicious Beef Stew

This is a delicious beef stew recipe that tastes even better on the second day available from

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 160 minutes


Serves: 4 people

  • 3 x Bay Leaves

  • 230 mls Beef Stock

  • 1 x Black Pepper to Season

  • 2 x Carrots
    Peeled and cut into thick slices

  • 2 tbsp Plain Flour for dusting

  • 500 mls Red Wine

  • 1 x Sea Salt to Season

  • 2lb SuperValu Beef

  • 4 sprigs SuperValu Fresh Thyme

  • 4 cloves SuperValu Garlic crushed

  • 1 tbsp SuperValu Olive Oil

  • 5 oz SuperValu Shallots
    Peeled and Trimmed

  • 3 tsp SuperValu Tomato Purée


1. Preheat oven to 150C. Season beef with salt & pepper and dust with flour. Place a large hob proof casserole dish over a medium heat and add a dash of oil. When hot, brown the beef (in batches if necessary) until colored on both sides.

2. Add diced carrots, onions, garlic & herbs, stirring over a medium heat for 2-3 minutes.

3. Pour in the red wine to deglaze the pan, boil for 2-3 minutes, then stir in the tomato puree.

4. Add the stock and bring to simmering point. Mix well, then cover with a lid but allow some steam to escape.

5. Place in the oven for 2.5 hours or until beef is tender.