How to Braise Beef

Achieving delicious, mouthwatering beef will no longer be a secret after following this step by step guide on how to braise beef, which will guide you through each individual task. This delicacy of a meal is created in a frying pan and provides six servings of roast beef cuts for you, your family, and friends to enjoy after cooking. Before starting the recipe, make sure you have collected all of the ingredients, a large skillet to cook the meat in, and a knife to cut and serve the roast after it has finished cooking.

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Prep Time: 40 mins.

Cook Time: 2 hours

Servings: 6

Step #1. Gather Ingredients

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Prepare all of the ingredients before you cook:

  • 2 pounds - beef (eye roast/brisket/blade roast/shank)
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    2 tbsp. - Worcestershire sauce
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     2 tbsp. - vegetable oil
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    2 tbsp. - brown sugar
  • ½ cup - celery, chopped
  • 1 cup - leek, chopped
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    1 cup - onion, chopped
  • 1 cup - carrot, chopped
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    1 cup - red bell pepper, chopped
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    2 tbsp. - garlic, minced
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    2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup - beef stock
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    1 cup - red wine
  • 1 cup - canned tomato purée
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    Salt & pepper

Step #2. Season the Beef

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Season beef with salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce.

Step #3. Sear the Beef

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How to Braise Beef - Step 3 image flipping roast. inthekitch.net

In a large skillet at high heat, sear beef with vegetable oil and brown sugar. Turn until it’s golden on every side, and reserve.

Step #4. Add the Vegetables

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Using the same skillet, add a little more vegetable oil and all the vegetables and the bay leaves. Cook for about 5 minutes.

Step #5. Return Beef to Pan

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Add the beef again and lower the heat to medium-low.

Step #6. Add Beef Stock & Red Wine

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Step #7. Add the Canned Tomato Puree

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Step #8. Cover & Cook on Low

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Cover and cook for approximately 2 hours at low heat (you can add more wine, stock or water if it’s getting too dry).

Step #9. Blend the Veg

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Remove bay leaves. Blend the vegetables until smooth.

Step #10. Cut & Serve with Sauce

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Now it’s time to dive in and eat some braised beef that has been cooked to an exquisite tenderness, after spending 2 hours sitting in a robust red wine sauce. This dish is sure to be the highlight of any dinner party and a highly requested meal in your home. Serve with mashed potatoes for a filling dinner that is sure to satisfy even the hungriest guest.

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Braised Beef

Achieving delicious, mouthwatering beef will no longer be a secret after following this step by step guide on how to braise beef, which will guide you through each individual task. This delicacy of a meal is created in a frying pan and provides six servings of roast beef cuts for you, your family, and friends to enjoy after cooking. Before starting the recipe, make sure you have collected all of the ingredients, a large skillet to cook the meat in, and a knife to cut and serve the roast after it has finished cooking.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 437kcal
Author Joss D

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds beef (eye roast/brisket/blade roast/shank)
  • 2 tbsp. worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ cup celery, chopped
  • 1 cup leek, chopped
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup carrot, chopped
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 cup canned tomato purée
  • Salt & pepper

Instructions

  • Season beef with salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce.
    How to Braise Beef - Step 2 image. inthekitch.net
  • In a large skillet at high heat, sear beef with vegetable oil and brown sugar. Turn until it’s golden on every side, and reserve.
    How to Braise Beef - Step 3 image flipping roast. inthekitch.net
  • Using the same skillet, add a little more vegetable oil and all the vegetables and the bay leaves. Cook for about 5 minutes.
    How to Braise Beef - Step 4 image. inthekitch.net
  • Add the beef again and lower the heat to medium-low.
    How to Braise Beef - Step 5 image. inthekitch.net
  • Add beef stock and red wine.
    How to Braise Beef - Step 6 image. inthekitch.net
  • Add the canned tomato puree.
    How to Braise Beef - Step 7 image. inthekitch.net
  • Cover and cook for approximately 2 hours at low heat (you can add more wine, stock or water if it’s getting too dry).
    How to Braise Beef - Step 8 image. inthekitch.net
  • Remove bay leaves. Blend the vegetables until smooth.
    How to Braise Beef - Step 9 image. inthekitch.net
  • Cut and serve with the vegetable sauce.
    How to Braise Beef - Step 10 image. inthekitch.net
Nutrition Facts
Braised Beef
Amount Per Serving
Calories 437 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 104mg 35%
Sodium 292mg 12%
Potassium 1092mg 31%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 11g
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A 97.4%
Vitamin C 53.1%
Calcium 8.5%
Iron 28.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Notes

Nutrition information is an estimate.
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How to Braise Beef

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