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Beef in chocolate

Category: parenting

Duration: long


Keywords: family, iron, protein, chocolate


Looking for some interesting dinner inspiration? Try this beef in chocolate recipe (not as crazy as it sounds!)

chocolate beef


  • 2 sticks celery
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • cloves of garlic (4+ – to your liking)
  • 500g diced beef (the cheaper the cut the better) or 1 kg Osso Bucco or 1kg beef cheeks (whole)
  • Half a block of chocolate (dark is best but any will do)
  • 1L stock (beef or vegetable)
  • Red wine (optional) about half a bottle


  1. Roughly chop all vegetables.
  2. Brown off meat.
  3. Cook off vegetables until just tender.
  4. Add all ingredients to slow cooker (or oven proof casserol dish with lid).
  5. Cook on LOW for as long as possible (min 3 hours).
  6. Serve with polenta, mash or cous cous.

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