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Frugal Crockpot Recipes great meals using cheaper meats.

Beef Brisket slow cooked in a little red wine

There are still cheaper cuts of meat to be found that are often ignored by many,they make wonderful meals that taste great and are easy to make with a slow cooker.

Check out our recipes for Oxtail, Beef Shank,or Shin Beef, easy to make meals using only cheaper cuts of beef.

This braised beef slow cooked recipe is cooked in red wine for that extra flavour and is one of the tastiest, wonderfully tender meat deliciously full of flavour.

Beef and Vegetables Slow cooked in Red Wine is great any time but slow cooked is absolutely succulent and very tasty too.

Ingredients for Frugal Crockpot Recipes and this slow cooked beef in red wine.

Beef brisket recipes

Ingredients for this slow cooked beef in red wine.

1kg Braising of shin beef.

2 tbsp. olive oil

250g streaky unsmoked bacon chopped roughly.

1 med peeled & chopped onion.

1 crushed clove of garlic your choice if you want.

2 tbsp. plain flour.

2 cups full bodied red wine.

1 bay leaf. 12 small whole shallots.

2 chopped carrots.

1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper.

1 tsp. of mixed dried herbs.

Directions for preparation for our Frugal Crockpot Recipes beef brisket recipes in red wine.

Trim any excess fat off the meat and cut into 1 inch cubes.

Heat the olive oil in a large pan on medium heat

Lightly cook the meat go brown it on all sides.

Transfer to the your slow cooker or crockpot pan.

Gently fry the carrots, onion and garlic for about minutes before adding the bacon for a further 3 minutes stirring gently.

Mix in slowly the flour, then add the red wine, and stir until well combined.

Bring the contents boil, and then add the bay leaf, onions and seasonings.

Transfer to the slow cooker or crockpot pan.

Set the cooking heat to low then cook for 8 hours before checking the contents, you can increase the cooking time if required

Ideal Serving companions for this slow cooked meal are some, small new boiled potatoes fried a little crisp and just browned for 2 to 3 minutes.

Add some chopped Basil for garnish decoration for this delicious winter warmer great meal. 

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