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Beef and Vegetable Stew

I remember having an “aha” moment when I realized that tomatoes are the key to a rich beef gravy in a stew.  In this recipe, I’ve packed in lots of vegetables along with the beef and the Thermomix made it really easy by doing all of the stirring for me!

Serves 4 to 6

Beef Vegetable Stew ThermomixIngredients

1 large onion, peeled and quartered

2 cloves garlic, peeled

20g olive oil

600g rump steak, cut into 3 cm pieces

20g self-raising (all purpose) flour

Salt and pepper, to season

400g can diced tomatoes

250g beef stock

2 carrots, peeled and cut into 2 cm pieces

300g green beans, trimmed and cut into 2 cm pieces

12 button mushrooms, halved


1. Put onion and garlic in the Thermomix and chop with the measuring cup (MC) on for 3 seconds/Speed 5

2. Scrape down the sides of the bowl, add oil and sauté with the MC off for 2 minutes/100C/Speed 1

3. Add steak, flour, salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes/Varoma/Reverse/Speed soft

4. Add tomatoes, stock and carrots, stir with the spatula to combine and cook with the MC on for 15 minutes/100C/Reverse/Speed soft

5. Add green beans and mushrooms, stir with the spatula to combine and cook with the MC half off for 10 minutes/100C/Reverse/Speed soft

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2 comments on “Beef and Vegetable Stew

  1. Louise
    January 28, 2016

    Self raising flour? Surely not!

    • ifwehavetoeat
      April 14, 2016

      I read or heard somewhere a long time ago that it works better to thicken a white sauce and I’ve used it ever since – it works so I’ve kept doing it!

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