Comforting dish alert: Braised Beef with Horseradish Dumplings

Published Friday, Dec 26 2014, 11:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
This fab recipe for braised beef with horseradish dumplings is the perfect way to warm up these cold winter nights

Braised beef with horseradish dumplings

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  • 800g Organic Beef Skirt or Braising Beef
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 tbs Plain Organic Flour
  • 4 tbs Groundnut Oil
  • 2 Large Organic Carrots, peeled and quartered
  • 1 White Organic Onion, quartered
  • 250ml Dry Red Wine
  • 2 Organic Oranges, peel and the juices
  • 1 Fresh Bay Leaf
  • 6 Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 15g Demerara Sugar
  • 400ml Beef Stock
  • For the horseradish dumplings:
  • 200ml Organic Milk
  • 80g Organic Butter
  • 5g Grated Horseradish
  • 90g Semolina
  • 1 Medium Organic Egg
  • Salt and Pepper


1 Pre heat the oven to 160c/325f/gas.

2 Cut beef into large chunks and season each piece of beef with salt and pepper and colour all over.

3 Add a knob of butter and add the carrots, onions and cook until nice and brown.

4 Stir in the flour until golden brown, add the orange juice and bring to boil.

5 Add the red wine and the peel of 2 oranges, thyme, rosemary, bay leaf, peppercorns and sugar and bring to the boil. Reduce by 2/3 and add the stock.

6 Bring to simmer, cover with a lid and cook in the oven for an hour on 170degrees Celsius.

7 Remove the lid, spoon 4-6 of the dumpling mix (method below) on top place lid back on and place back in oven for another hour.

8 Remove the lid in the last 10 minutes of cooking before serving.

For the dumplings:

1 Bring milk, horseradish and butter to the boil.

2 Stir in the semolina and cook until thick.

3 Beat until cool then add the egg and season with salt and pepper. Scoop onto cooking beef 1hour before serving.

Nutrition Information

Serves 4

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