American-style braised beef

American-style braised beef recipe

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  • Serves 8
  • 30 mins to prepare and 3 hrs 00 mins to cook
  • 457 calories / serving
  • Freezable

Ingredients

  • 3 large carrots, each cut crosswise into 3 pieces
  • 3 medium swedes, quartered
  • 2 large onions, quartered
  • 2kg beef brisket
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2tbsp vegetable oil
  • 12oz dark beer
  • 2tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼tsp ground cinnamon

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1920kj
    457kcal
    22%
  • Fat

    18g 26%
  • Saturates

    7g 33%
  • Sugars

    13g 14%
  • Salt

    0.6g 10%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 14.4g Protein 54.1g Fibre 3.9g

Method

  1. Place carrots, turnips and onions in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle beef with 1 teaspoon of the salt and ¼ teaspoon of the pepper. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  2. Cook beef 6 to 9 minutes or until browned, turning once. Place over vegetables in slow cooker.
  3. Bring the beer, brown sugar and cinnamon to a simmer in same skillet over medium-high heat, stirring to scrape up any browned bits from bottom of skillet. Stir in remaining ½tsp salt and ¼tsp pepper. Pour over beef.
  4. Cook, covered, on low for 3 hours or until meat is very tender when pierced with fork.

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