Japanese braised beefReviewed by our expert panel
(at time of publication)
- 600g gravy beef, chopped in 2cm chunks
- 600g waxy potatoes, scrubbed and cut in chunks
- 5cm piece ginger, peeled and sliced thinly
- 1 tablespoon miso paste
- 1 teaspoon salt-reduced soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon mirin or brown sugarlight brown cane sugarX
- pinch chilli flakes (optional)
- 1 ¾ cups boiling water
- 120g bag baby spinach leaves or 3 cups chopped spinach
- To serve
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 1 red capsicum, finely sliced
- 3 courgetteszucchini, summer squashX, finely sliced
- 2 cups green beans, trimmed
1 Using the sauté function on your slow cooker (or using a pan over a medium-high heat), brown the beef in batches for about 10 minutes.
2 Layer beef, potatoes and ginger in slow cooker. Mix miso, soy sauce, mirin, chilli and water in a jug and stir to combine. Add to slow cooker. Cook on high for 6 hours.
3 Once cooked, add spinach to slow cooker and stir through gently. Reheat until spinach is just wilted.
4 Heat sesame oil in a wok or pan and stir-fry vegetables until tender. Serve with beef and broth.
Make it gluten free: Check miso paste and soy sauce are gluten free.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 11g
–Saturated fat 4g
Dietary fibre 6g
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