Braised beef with red onions recipe

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127 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Five ingredients, one pot, no effort. This meltingly tender lamb dish is satisfyingly rich, and virtually cooks itself

3 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
64 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Meltingly tender and full of classic Asian flavours, these lamb shanks are perfect for freezing

3 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
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6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A melt-in-the-mouth lamb dish so tender that you can carve it with the back of a spoon. Prepare to drool

3 hrs and 55 mins
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195 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This sumptuous, step-by-step recipe for slow-cooked stew from Gordon Ramsay makes a great winter supper

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

A wonderfully seasonal dish for Christmas entertaining - serve with a big of mashed potato and a seasonal salad

2 hrs and 35 mins
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77 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This famous lamb stew topped with sliced potatoes should be on the menu at every British pub

2 hrs
Easy
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
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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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Superhealthy - counts as 2 of 5-a-day

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Great as a dinner party starter and bursting with summer flavours

4 hrs and 15 mins
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461 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This French bistro classic is easy to make at home and fabulous with creamy mash or crusty bread

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
237 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Great for casual entertaining, when you fancy a warming beef stew but with some more vibrant flavours

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This summery side dish, from Gordon Ramsay, is perfect served with lamb and can be made up to 2 days in advance

3 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
56 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

The trick with this classic one-pot is to use a cheaper cut of meat, which means you’ll skimp on price but not quality

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A cheap, easy Sunday lunch. Leeks are at their loveliest when they are slow cooked – they virtually melt

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A delicious alternative to roast chicken that's just the right size for two. Use any seasonal root veg you like

2 hrs
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

A hearty dish full of rustic flavour

3 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
33 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Just the thing to warm you up on a cold winter night

3 hrs
Easy
200 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Entertaining doesn't have to equal stress, this spruced up one-pot is perfect for people with little time for preparation

2 hrs and 55 mins
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16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A big-flavoured, slow-cook dish where the meat just falls apart. Cooks in a single pot

3 hrs
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98 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Lesley Waters’ rich chicken dish has vibrant North African flavours and goes fantastically with rice or couscous

2 hrs
Easy
Healthy
59 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This is one of those wonderful dishes that improves with keeping

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use spring onions as a vegetable in their own right in this slow-cooked pork dish

2 hrs and 45 mins
Easy
7 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

Try our American-style version of baked beans served with pork belly. This hearty, budget-friendly one-pot makes a comforting family dinner.

7 hrs
Easy
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