Braised beef with mashed potatoes on a plate

Braising steak recipes

18 Recipes

Use braising steak in various hearty meals. Cook one of our comforting stews, pies, or a beef bourguignon – they'll soon become family favourites.

Portuguese braised steak & onions

3.31818

(22 ratings)

In Portugal this braise would be served with fried potatoes or rice, but it goes just as well with a pillow of buttery mash
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy

Stout-braised steak with stacked chips

4.208335

(6 ratings)

Shin of beef is a flavoursome cut that becomes really tender when slow cooked. Add more gutsy flavour with beer, horseradish and shallots
  • 3 hours and 35 mins
  • More effort

Beef bourguignon

4.591665

(30 ratings)

The secret to this super-rich beef casserole is to use all wine and no stock
  • 4 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Spiced braised beef pie

4.333335

(3 ratings)

This puff pastry pie is filled with tender slow-cooked beef flavoured with cinnamon, Sichuan peppercorns, star anise and soy sauce- seriously sumptuous
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Braised beef in red wine

4.5625

(8 ratings)

A hearty classic that tastes even better when made a day or two in advance
  • 30 hours
  • More effort

Muffin-topped winter beef stew

4.586395

(136 ratings)

Muffin on stew? You’d better believe it – think of it as a lighter alternative to suet dumplings
  • 2 hours and 50 mins
  • Easy

Beef bourguignon cottage pie

4.72222

(36 ratings)

A hearty meal for all the family, by Gary Rhodes. You can prepare it up to a month in advance
  • 3 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy

Cottage chilli hotpot

4.39516

(31 ratings)

The ultimate make-ahead comfort food dish - if you're spending a weekend in the country this dish will defrost as you travel
  • 3 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Big beef in red wine pie

3.666665

(6 ratings)

Slow cook a cheap cut of meat like braising steak in rich red wine gravy for the perfect base to a classic pie
  • 3 hours and 25 mins
  • More effort

Proper beef, ale & mushroom pie

4.908335

(90 ratings)

Escape to your kitchen this weekend and make this comfort food classic - it's well worth the effort...
  • 4 hours
  • A challenge

Devilled cheek & kidney pot pie

5

(1 rating)

Try beef cheek and lamb or ox kidney is this sumptuous pie with homemade pastry. Use a piece of bone marrow as a pie funnel - it's a talking point!
  • 3 hours and 50 mins
  • More effort