Pot au Feu recipe, adapted for slow cookers:

Pot au Feu recipe, adapted for slow cookers:

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  • kg beef, with bone - add marrow bones if you like

  • 300

    g lardons or 300 bacon, cut into cubes

  • 4-6

    small onions, peeled

  • 3

    garlic cloves, minced

  • 4

    medium sized carrots, peeled and left whole

  • 4

    leeks, washed and cut in half

  • 4

    turnips, peeled

  • 4

    large potatoes, peeled & halved

  • Bouquet garni or 1 bay leaf

  • 2

    sprigs fresh parsley

  • 1

    sprig fresh thyme

  • 200

    ml beef stock

  • All-purpose flour


Combine all ingredients with the beef stock and cook on low 8 to 10 hours. Taste and adjust seasonings. Put the beef on platter and surround with the vegetables. Keep warm. Strain broth, skimming off fat, and add the flour - mix well and heat up gently until thickened. Serve separately in a gravy boat. Slice meat and serve accompanied with pickles and horseradish, French bread and butter.


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