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How to cook a "pot au feu"

A classic french comfort dish that takes the better part of an afternoon to prepare, but with low maintenance. And it makes the house smell wonderful. A perfect fall or winter recipe.

3
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Gather the ingredients

Gather the ingredients

Place the beef in a stockpot

Place the beef in a stockpot

Peel carrots

Peel carrots

Peel turnips

Peel turnips

Peel courgettes

Peel courgettes

Peel onions

Peel onions

Gather vegetables in a salad bowl

Gather vegetables in a salad bowl

Prepare leeks

Prepare leeks

Peel potatoes

Peel potatoes

Separate the beef pieces in two stockpots in order to have enough place to add vegetables. Place bouquet garni in each one. Add water.

Separate the beef pieces in two stockpots in order to have enough place to add vegetables. Place bouquet garni in each one. Add water.

Add vegetables (except potatoes and courgettes that will be added later)

Add vegetables (except potatoes and courgettes that will be added later)

Let it braise at least 2 hours. Then add potatoes and courgettes. Let it cook 1 more hour.

Let it braise at least 2 hours. Then add potatoes and courgettes. Let it cook 1 more hour.

Place vegetables in a salad bowl

Place vegetables in a salad bowl

Serve

Serve

Enjoy!

  • 2.0lb piece of beef shank with bone
  • 2.0lb Piece of beef Chuck
  • 2.0lb Large beef marrowbones
  • 3.0 Onions
  • 1.0 Bouquet garni (bunch of herbs tied together)
  • 1.0Tbsp Sea salt
  • 2.0 Bay leaves
  • 5.0 Stalks celery
  • 12.0 Medium carrots, peeled
  • 0.0lb Small new potatoes
  • 5.0 Turnips
  • 8.0 Leeks
  • 3.0 Courgettes