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Slow-cooked dukkah beef with root mash

Feeding a crowd? Try our slow-cooked beef in a rich tomato sauce, served with root veg mash. As well as tasting great, a serving provides 4 of your 5-a-day!

Serves 6

Prep Time 15min

Cooking Time 8hr + frying


  • 550g beef braising steak (fat trimmed), cubed
  • 2tbsp dukkah
  • 1½tbsp olive oil
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 celery sticks, sliced
  • 100g red lentils
  • 1 batch Veg-packed rich tomato sauce, thawed if frozen (see recipe)
  • 700g sweet potatoes, chopped
  • 2 large parsnips, chopped
  • 400g potatoes, chopped
  • Fresh parsley, roughly chopped, to garnish


  1. Preheat your slow cooker to high (see below). Toss the beef in the dukkah to coat it. Heat ½tbsp olive oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Add the onions and cook until softened.
  2. Add the beef, onions, carrots, celery, lentils, Veg-packed rich tomato sauce and 200ml water to the slow cooker. Stir to combine, then reset to low and cook for 8 hr.
  3. Towards the end of the cooking time, put the sweet potatoes, parsnips and potatoes in a pan of boiling water and cook for 30 min until tender. Mash roughly with the remaining olive oil.
  4. Serve the mash with the beef, garnished with fresh parsley.

No slow cooker? Add all the ingredients to a large lidded pan in step 2, and simmer on the hob for 2 hr 30 min, checking now and then to see if it needs more liquid.

Nutrition per serving

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511kcal 30g 14g 3.7g 12g 18g 0.4g 159mg 58g 6.4mg

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