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Beef Stew

This warming beef stew is great for a cold night in. The slow cooking makes the beef tender and the rich sauce goes perfectly with a pouch of UNCLE BEN'S® rice!

  • 4
  • Serving

  • 10M
  • Prep

  • 10M
  • Cook

  • 20M
  • Total


  • 1tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 300 g Stewing Beef, diced
  • 1 White Onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 Celery Sticks, roughly chopped
  • 1 Large Carrot, sliced
  • 1 sprig of Fresh Thyme
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 1 Beef Stock Cube
  • Small handful of Fresh Parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1 pouch UNCLE BEN'S® Golden Vegetable Rice


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 160°C. Heat the oil in a casserole pan on a medium heat. Add the diced beef to seal. When brown, remove from the pan onto a plate.
  2. Add the onion, celery, carrot, thyme and bay leaf into the pan and soften for 10 minutes, or until the onions are translucent.
  3. Stir in the flour until fully coating the vegetables and cook off for 2 minutes. Then add the tomato puree, Worcestershire sauce and beef stock cube.
  4. Stir in 400 ml of hot water, then add the beef back into the pan. Bring to the boil then turn off the heat and cover the pan with a lid.
  5. Place in the oven for 2 hours until the meat is tender and the sauce reduced.
  6. Remove from the oven and heat your UNCLE BEN'S® rice pack according to instructions. Sprinkle chopped parsley over the stew and serve.


Energy (kJ) 1836
Protein (g) 4.1
Total Fat (g) 2.8
Saturated Fat (g) 0.3
Carbohydrates (g) 16.6
Total Sugars (g) 1
Sodium (mg) 555.0

Where to buy?

UNCLE BEN'S® Golden Vegetable Rice 250 g

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