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Beef stew


Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • 1 knob butter
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 handful fresh sage leaves
  • 800 g quality stewing steak or beef skirt, cut into 5cm pieces
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • flour, to dust
  • 2 parsnips, peeled and quartered
  • 4 carrots, peeled and halved
  • ½ butternut squash, halved, deseeded and roughly diced
  • 1 handful Jerusalem artichokes, peeled and halved, optional
  • 500 g small potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato purée
  • ½ bottle red wine
  • 285 ml organic beef or vegetable stock
  • finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 handful rosemary, leaves picked
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped