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Beef Oxtail Stew

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Set and forget the Beef Oxtail Stew and let the oven or pressure cooker do the hard work

Ingredients and Method

2 Pkts oxtail, washed, and browned in olive oil in pressure cooker pot.
Brown for 12 mins, turning regularly, add 1 large chopped onion, 2 sticks chopped celery, brown further until onion tender.
Add the following ingredients

1 glass dry red wine, ( optional )
1 small tin tomato purée,
salt, white pepper,
1½ tsp garlic flakes,
2 tsp dried thyme,
2 tsp dried rosemary,
2 tsp paprika,
2 bay leaves.

Simmer for 3 mins then add 2 cups beef stock.
Place lid on pressure cooker once boiling and cook on medium heat for 1 1/2 hours.
Open the pot and add carrots, quartered potatoes, and 1 cup frozen peas.
Close up the pressure cooker and cook a further 15 mins.
Thicken gravy with 3 tsp cornflour made into a paste, stir until gravy thickens.
Serve with rice or mash potato.

Beef Oxtail Stew

This can be done in the slow cooker, first brown your oxtail in a large saucepan then transfer to the slow cooker, add all the ingredients, and cook for 7 to 8 hours on low heat. Thicken with the cornflour as above for the gravy.

Prepared, tried, and tested by  Gail Haselsteiner

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