Dartmoor reared,

great tasting!


Old fashioned shin of beef stew

  • 1.35kg Shin or stewing beef in chunks
  • 350g x Can Butter Beans
  • 2 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 225g each of celery, carrots, peas and swede
  • 6 small onions
  • 4 sprigs Thyme
  • 3 Bay leaves
  • 850ml Dry Cider
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Flour, salt and pepper in a bowl add meat and ensure each piece coated with flour mixture.
  2. Prepare vegetables and cut into chunks then add to the flour mixture again ensuring all covered in fine coating of flour.
  3. Add all meat, vegetables and beans to a casserole dish adding in alternate layers.
  4. Sprinkle any remaining flour and add thyme and bay leaves. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour over cider and Worcestershire sauce.
  6. Seal pot well with foil and lid and place in preheated oven (140) and cook for 4 1/2 hours.
  7. Serve with mash potatoes and cabbage.