Pop all your raw ingredients together in a pan and let them gently simmer away in the oven – where they magically turn into a gorgeously warming one pot meal

Beef Stew Pot

SERVES 4

PREP 5 mins

READY IN 1 hour 30mins

450g stewing beef

1 red onion, cut into wedges

2 garlic cloves, sliced

A few sprigs of parsley or thyme

300g baby carrots

450ml beef stock

2tbsp sun-dried tomato paste

2tbsp balsamic vinegar

2tbsp gravy granules

What to do:

1 Heat the oven to 180C, Gas 4. Take a casserole and add all the ingredients; the beef, onion, garlic, a couple of sprigs of parsley or thyme, carrots, beef stock, sun-dried tomato paste, vinegar and gravy granules. Stir to combine.

2 Cook for 11/2 hours until the meat and vegetables are tender.

3 Serve sprinkled with the rest of the parsley or thyme. Great with garlic bread.

 Per serving: 240 cals, 7g fat, (1.5g saturated), 16g carbs