Beef Casserole Recipe

Beef casserole recipe | Easy Beef casserole } Beef casserole slow cook
Beef casserole recipe | Easy Beef casserole } Beef casserole slow cook
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Easy Beef Casserole

A traditional braised beef casserole recipe with thick, rich gravy – an ideal recipe for cheap cuts as this beef casserole slow cook recipe guarantees a tender dish. when it’s done the beef will fall-apart easily with a fork and should be rich in flavour and slightly thickened. 

Best served on a bed of creamy mashed potatoes or on buttered toast.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Kiwi Style, Aussie Style, UK
Keyword beef casserole recipe, Easy Beef Casserole, Beef casserole slow cook
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 523 kcal
Author Fare Bite Catering

 ★ Ingredients ★ 

  • 1 kg Chuck Steak See Beef Cuts
  • 1/4 Cup Plain Flour
  • 2 Tbls Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 1 Bunch Silverbeet
  • 2 Large Carrots
  • 4 Cups Beef Stock
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 Sprigs Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper

 ★ Instructions ★ 

  1. Trim fat off meat and cut into nice cubes about 5cm.
  2. Chop onion.
  3. Halve carrots lengthways then slice in to chunks.
  4. Slice and dice the silverbeet.
  5. Heat oil to low heat in a heavy based saucepan. Add onion, carrots, bay and whole thyme sprig.
  6. Preheat oven to 150℃
  7. Soften for 10 mins, then stir in the flour until it doesn’t look dusty anymore.
  8. Gradually stir in beef stock.
  9. Remove and place in a casserole dish with silverbeet.
  10. Return pan to heat and add 1/4 of the meat and quickly brown on all sides. Remove from heat and add to casserole dish.
  11. Repeat with remaining meat, stirring in one quarter at a time.
  12. Cover and put in the oven for 2 1/2 hrs, then uncover and cook for 30mins – 1hr more until the meat is really tender and the sauce is thickened.

Recipe Video

 ★ Recipe Notes ★ 

Beef Casserole Slow Cook

  • Of course you can throw everything in a slow cooker for around 6-8 hours.
    You may need to thicken with cornflour in the last 20 minutes or so

Beef Casserole Recipe Serving Suggestions

  • Serve with grated tasty cheese sprinkled on top.
  • Serve on a bed of potato mash.
  • Serve with dumplings.
  • Serve rolled up in a Tortilla wrap.
  • Leftovers are good on toast.

Beef Casserole Recipe Calories & Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Servings 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 523
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g
Saturated Fat 9.6g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 177mg
Sodium 896mg
Total Carbohydrates 11.1g
Dietary Fibre 2.6g
Sugars 2.5g
Protein 56.3g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0mcg
Calcium 105mg
Iron 8mg
Potassium 964mg
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.
2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
This nutritional label is a product of the online calculator at

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