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Beef and Mushroom Broth

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500g rump steak cut into 2 cm strips
1 brown onion chopped chunky
1 tsp crushed garlic
1 stick of celery chopped chunky
1 carrot chopped chunky
200g button mushroom chopped
1 bay leaf
½ glass of port
3 litres mixed Vegeta Beef stock
2 tbsp arrowroot
parsley, chopped


1. In a large pot brown the beef strips then remove, add a splash of oil and fry the vegetables (except the mushrooms) until they are soft then return the meat to the pot and de-glaze with the port.

2. Once the port has boiled, add the mushrooms, cook for 2 minutes, add the garlic, bay leaf and stock, bring to a boil then simmer without a lid for 1 hour.

3. After simmering for one hour bring back to a boil then thicken with the arrowroot (mixed with 2 tbsp of water). Garnish with freshly chopped parsley.

Beef and Mushroom Broth