Rich Beef Daube

Rich Beef Daube | Healthy Beef Stew Recipes - Flora ProActiv

A traditional French stew made with red wine and vegetables. This rich beef daube recipe is a hearty healthy feast for a those chilly winter evenings.

  • Recipe serves: 4
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Cook Time 150 min


  • 20 grams dried mushrooms
  • 100 ml water
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500 grams beef stewing steak, cubed
  • 175 grams baby onions, peeled
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cm piece fresh root ginger, grated
  • 100 grams sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 heaped tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 200 ml red wine
  • 200 ml beef stock
  • Pared rind of 1 orange
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 175 gram chestnut mushrooms, quartered
  • 500 grams floury potatoes (such as Maris Piper), peeled, cooked and mashed
  • 50 ml skimmed milk
  • 20 grams Flora pro.activ buttery spread


  1. Soak the dried mushrooms in 100ml water for 1 hour.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a frying pan. Add the steak and fry lightly until brown. Remove the steak and add the onion to the pan. Fry for 6 to 8 minutes until golden. Return the meat to the pan and stir in the flour, garlic, ginger, tomatoes and herbs. Cook for a couple of minutes and then add the dried mushrooms with the liquid, wine, stock, orange rind and sugar Bring to the boil.
  3. Transfer to a casserole dish, then cover and cook in preheated oven (170°C/150°C fan oven/gas mark 3) for 1½ to 2 hours until the meat is tender. Heat the remaining oil and fry the chestnut mushrooms for 5 minutes. Add to the casserole and cook for a further 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Serve with mashed potato with a knob of Flora ProActiv Buttery spread. Any leftovers can be frozen for another day.
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Nutrient Type Value
Energy (kcal) 627 kcal
Energy (kJ) 2621 kJ
Protein (g) 30.6 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g) 50.5 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g) 41.5 g
Sugar (g) 15.0 g
Fibre (g) 9.0 g
Fat (g) 32.2 g
Saturated fat (g) 10.0 g
Unsaturated fat (g) 20.9 g
Monounsaturated fat (g) 11.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g) 9.0 g
Trans fat (g) 1.2 g
Cholesterol (mg) 78 mg
Sodium (mg) 356 mg
Salt (g) 0.89 g
Vitamin A (IU) 583 IU
Vitamin C (mg) 45.1 mg
Calcium (mg) 149 mg
Iron (mg) 6.65 mg
Potassium (mg) 2158 mg