Old-Fashioned Beef Casserole

duration35 mins
meal_typeLunch, Dinner


  • 1 medium onion , sliced
  • 1½ tbsp vegetable oil
  • 8 oz lean stewing beef , cut into chunks
  • 2 medium carrots , peeled and sliced
  • 1 large potato , peeled and diced
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley , chopped
  • 2 cups unsalted chicken or beef stock


  1. Preheat the oven to 300°F. In a flameproof casserole, sauté the onion in the oil until lightly golden. Add the beef, and sauté until browned. Stir in the carrots, potato, and parsley. Pour in the stock, and bring to a boil.
  2. Cover the casserole and transfer to the oven. Bake for about 2 hours, or until the meat is tender. Add extra stock if necessary.
  3. For older babies, chop into small pieces. For younger babies, you may transfer everything into a blender or food processor, and puree.
Please be mindful of any allergies you and/or your family may have before you try out this recipe.