2 tbsp olive oil
1 brown onion, roughly chopped
3 garlic cloves, sliced
1.2kg beef chuck steak, diced into 3cm pieces
2 swedes, peeled, roughly chopped
2 carrots, peeled, roughly chopped
1 stick celery, trimmed, thickly sliced
2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
- Heat oil in a large, heavy-based saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion . Cook for 3 minutes or until soft. Add garlic and beef . Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes.
- Add 5 cups of cold water. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour or until beef is tender.
- Add swedes , carrots , celery , thyme and 1 cup of cold water. Cover. Simmer for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.