This is probably my favourite slow cooker recipe, perfect for Autumn & Winter with plenty of veg & melt in the mouth beef! Add some beer or even a splash of red wine or port if you like, but I feel you don't need it as it is beautifully rich as it is!
Serves 4 Approx 78p per serving
Prep time 10 minutes Cooking time 8 hours on low setting (check your manual)
500g diced beef, trimmed of any hard fat
3 medium carrots, sliced thickly
3 sticks celery, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 beef stock cubes
2 tbsp plain four
1 1/2 tsp dried parsley
1/2 tsp mustard powder
1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
salt & pepper
Put the chopped veg into your slow cooker dish.
Mix together the flour, parsley, mustard powder, salt & pepper. Put the beef into a plastic bag or bowl, add the flour & seasonings & toss to coat.
Add the beef to the veg with the Worcestershire sauce & crumble over the stock cubes.
Stir well, put on the lid & set the timer to 8 hours on the low setting.
Serve hot with fluffy mash or crusty bread.