Braised Beef with Vegetables

duration12 mins
meal_typeLunch, Dinner


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion , chopped
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 4½ oz lean beef , cut into pieces
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 medium carrots , peeled and sliced
  • 1 small parsnip , peeled and sliced
  • 1 medium sweet potato , peeled and chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley , chopped
  • 1½ cup unsalted chicken stock


  1. Toss the beef in the flour, and set aside.
  2. In a heavy-bottom saucepan or small casserole, heat the olive oil. Add the garlic and sauté until softened, about 3-4 mintues. Add the beef, and continue to sauté until sealed. Add the carrots, parsnip, sweet potato, bay leaf, and parsley. Pour in the stock.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil, then simmer until the meat is tender, about 1 hour and 45 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Blend the mixture using an immersion blender. Serve.
Please be mindful of any allergies you and/or your family may have before you try out this recipe.