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Family Friendly Slow Cooked Beef Casserole

This family friendly slow cooked beef casserole is an easy meal which everyone will love. You can serve it on it's own or with rice, pasta or mashed potato plus some roasted vegetables for an easy complete meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 15 mins


  • 600 g Gravy Beef which has been cut int large pieces.
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 brown onion - chopped
  • 2 celery sticks - chopped
  • 1 large carrot - chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic - crushed
  • 4 bacon rashers - roughly chopped
  • cup plain flour
  • 400 g can italian diced tomatoes
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 litre of beef stock
  • 2 tbsp of dried mixed herbs
  • ½ cup of frozen peas


  • Add the olive oil to a large frying pan and add the diced gravy beef. Cook for 3 - 4 minutes until brown on the outside before transferring to your slow cooker.
  • Add the chopped bacon, onion, carrot, celery and crushed garlic to your frying pan and cook for approximately 4 minutes or until the onion begins to turn translucent. Add the plain flour and toss the ingredient to coat and cooking for a further 2 minutes before transferring all of the ingredient (plus any pan juices) to your slow cooker.
  • Add the beef stock, crushed tomatoes and mix herbs and gently stir through before cooking on a slow setting for 8 hours.
  • When there is around half an hour cooking time remaining, add the frozen peas and stir through.


This recipe can be frozen for up to two months.