Fall-off-the-bone oxtail

Succulent pieces of oxtail slow-cooked in an aromatic sauce.
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Recipe from: 24 July 2014
Preparation time: 30 min
Cooking time: 5h


  • 15
    olive oil
  • 1.5
  • 3
    garlic, crushed
  • 2
    birds eye chilies, finely chopped
  • 1
    brown onion, finely chopped
  • 4
    leeks, finely chopped
  • 125
    good quality bacon, chopped
  • 4
    medium sized carrots, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 1
    good quality concentrated beef stock
  • 1
    tin chopped and peeled tomatoes
  • 2
    glasses of red wine
  • 1
    fresh rosemary and thyme
  • 3
    bay leaves
  • salt and black pepper to taste
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Heat the olive oil in a large iron cast pot or casserole dish. Brown the pieces of meat, and set aside.

Add the garlic, chili, onion, leeks, bacon and carrots to the pot, and fry for a few minutes until the onion is translucent.

Deglaze the pan by adding the stock, tin of tomatoes, and wine. Put the meat back into the liquid, add the herbs, bay leaves and season.

Leave to slow cook on low heat for 5 hours, covered, stirring every now and then.

After cooking time, you can remove the meat from the liquid and turn up the heat to reduce the juices.

Season to taste, serve with mashed cauliflower and rainbow carrots.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Anina's Recipes. To see more recipes, click here.

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