Best cuts for slow cooked beef recipes
Beef chuck is inexpensive and readily available in both butchers and supermarkets. Slow cooking makes it succulent and very tender.
The 'Master' beef casserole
Thai beef stew
Boneless shin/gravy beef takes 2-2½ hours to cook to melt-in-the-mouth tenderness for casseroles or curries.
Beef casserole with capsicums and black olives
Indian style beef rogan josh curry
Osso bucco is traditionally veal, but beef osso bucco is also widely available, veal pieces are generally smaller and mild in flavour.
Veal with anchovies and capers
Beef blade roasts are delicious when slow roasted at 160ºC.
Roast beef with balsamic onions and a red wine juice
Roast beef with mustard and thyme
- Consider the time you have when your choose your slow cooking cuts. Some cuts like beef topside or beef round take less time to cook than chuck or gravy beef. To find out more go to our page about why cuts are better suited to different cooking methods.
- Cut the beef into 2cm cubes to give your slow cooked dish consistency in texture and flavour.