Winter slow cooker beef braise with redcurrant port sauce


Fresh Meat

  • 750g of chuck steak, trimmed of excess fat and cut into 5cm chunks

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 2 large onions, peeled and diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely diced
  • mixed vegetables, steamed
  • mashed potatoes, or champ


  • 4 tbsp of ruby port, or tawny port

Store Cupboard

  • 6 tbsp of redcurrant jelly
  • 150ml of beef stock
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 225g of self-raising flour
  • 110g of shredded vegetable suet, or grated frozen butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • redcurrant jelly