Braised Beef with Red Wine and Cranberry
BRAISED BEEF WITH RED WINE AND CRANBERRY
Serves 4 Preheat oven to 150ºC Fan
1 kg/2lb 4oz braising steak
2 tbsp of potato thickening granules
3 large onions, finely sliced
1 bottle of red wine
2 beef stock cubes
2 bay leaves
3 rounded tbsp cranberry sauce/jelly
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
AND THIS IS WHAT YOU DO………………..
Heat 2/3 tbsp olive oil in a casserole pan and then add the meat and fry until well sealed.
Remove the meat and fry the onions in the meat juices until softened and beginning to brown.
Add the meat back into the pan and then add the wine, bay leaves and crumbled stock cubes. Add some seasoning.
Put a sheet of foil over the casserole and secure with the lid and then place in a moderate oven for one and a half hours.
Take the casserole from the oven, stir in the cranberry jelly and then add the thickening granules.
Serve with Mashed Potatoes and Cabbage.