April 21, 2013

Slow Cooked Beef with Balsamic Garlic Sauce

Having guests over for dinner is the best excuse to cook something a bit fancy. Lately we have been getting a bit fancy a few times per week, thanks to our slow cooker.

Last thursday night we had a guest, my cousin Alex, and he got to experience our first attempt of a modifed recipie originally titled Veal with Balsamic Sage Sauce. I must say our modified version (which you are about to read) it a bit fabulous and is totally fancy enough to share with your next lot of guests.

You may even be so satisfied with this fancy meal you might want to get fancy with your lover....or your single sexy guest. I'M JUST SAYIN'.

Eat this.

Slow Cooked Beef with Balsamic Garlic Sauce


1.5 kg rump
2 tablespoons plain flour
1 tablespoon olive oil
20g butter
2 cloves of garlic, sliced thinly
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1 cup chicken stock


Trim excess fat from rump, chop up into decent sized chunks.
Toss in flour to coat, shake off excess.
Hest oil in large frying pan and cook beef in batches until browned.
Transfer to 4.5 litre slow cooker.

Add garlic to same pan, cook stirring until fragrant. Do not burn!!!
Add vinegar and boil uncovered for about 2 mins or until its reduced by half.
Stir in stock.
Transfer to cooker.

Cook covered on low for minimum 6 hrs. Season to taste.
Serve with whatever veggies you like and your fave glass of red wine.


1 comment:

  1. Amazing recipe. I have also done this recipe but halved the stock and added half a cup of red wine.

    Thanks for the awesome recipe Lisa. :)