Beef Potjie with Karan Beef
June 29, 2018
1Preheat oven to 180ºC if cooking in the oven, or have your coals ready.
2Heat butter and oil in a potjie or casserole pot and brown the stewing beef. Remove and set aside.
3Sauté the mushrooms and courgettes until lightly browned. Remove and set aside.
4Add onion, celery, carrot, garlic and herbs and sauté until softened and fragrant.
5Add sherry, chopped tomatoes, milk stout (beer or stock), water and onion soup powder. Bring mixture to a simmer. Return browned stewing meat to the pot/potjie and add the baby potatoes. Cover with a lid and cook for about 1 ½ - 2 hours in the oven or over moderate coals (or until meat is tender).
6Add the browned courgettes and mushrooms. Heat through.
7Season with sugar, salt and pepper to taste.
8Serve with rice or crusty bread.
9Garnish with optional roasted tomatoes.