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Italian Braised Beef With Vegetables


Tender braised beef with oven roasted vegetables

Prep time:20 mins

Cook time:140 mins

Serves: 6


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1.5kg piece beef topside
  • ½ cup Leggo's Tomato Paste
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 cups beef stock, plus extra if needed
  • 6-8 brown shallots, peeled
  • 6 medium carrots, chopped
  • 6 medium potatoes, quartered


Step 1

Heat oil in a frypan and brown beef well on all sides. Remove to a baking dish.

Step 2

Add Leggo’s Tomato Paste to frypan and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in red wine and reduce by half. Stir in bay leaves, thyme and stock. Pour tomato mixture over browned meat and cover dish tightly with a lid or foil.

Step 3

Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 2 hours. After the first hour of cooking, remove foil and place vegetables around the beef. Return to oven and continue cooking.

Step 4

Remove from oven and allow meat to rest for 15-20 minutes before slicing.

Tasty Tip!

Lid or foil is removed halfway to allow meat to brown.

Italian Braised Beef With Vegetables
Average user rating:
  • 5

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