Braised beef with mashed potatoes on a plate

Braising steak 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.

102 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This lovely seasonal dish can be left to bubble away, filling the kitchen with comforting aromas and the promise of supper

2 hrs
Easy
29 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 35 mins
Easy
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19 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

End the day with this special steak supper

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Shin of beef is a flavoursome cut that becomes really tender when slow cooked. Add more gutsy flavour with beer, horseradish and shallots

3 hrs and 35 mins
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43 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The secret to this super-rich beef casserole is to use all wine and no stock

4 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
65 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for the whole family, this freezable pie makes a great meal for toddlers and teens alike and has plenty of hidden veg

2 hrs and 45 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Slow cook beef with cinnamon, saffron, coriander and harissa for a deeply fragrant rustic casserole

3 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A hearty classic that tastes even better when made a day or two in advance

30 hrs
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24 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Rich, sticky and packed with flavour, this is the kind of beef dish that puts a smile on everyone's face, even on the bleakest winter day

3 hrs
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15 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Replace your roast this Sunday with a warming pie straight from the oven

3 hrs and 35 mins
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158 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Muffin on stew? You’d better believe it – think of it as a lighter alternative to suet dumplings

2 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
43 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A hearty meal for all the family, by Gary Rhodes. You can prepare it up to a month in advance

3 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
31 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

The ultimate make-ahead comfort food dish - if you're spending a weekend in the country this dish will defrost as you travel

3 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A classic recipe with a contemporary twist, beef pie with crisp potato crust

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Slow cook a cheap cut of meat like braising steak in rich red wine gravy for the perfect base to a classic pie

3 hrs and 25 mins
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136 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Escape to your kitchen this weekend and make this comfort food classic – it's well worth the effort

4 hrs
A challenge
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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 hrs and 50 mins
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