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2020-10-18 01:33:17

Oxtail and red wine potjie

500gfresh oxtails (get your butcher to slice them into pieces in between the bones)
10 slices of bacon cut into 2.5cm pieces
Β½ cup flour, seasoned liberally with salt and pepper
1 litre beef stock
115g tomato paste
1 bay leaf
6 black peppercorns
1 bouquet garni
4 large leeks, chopped coarsely
2 large onions, chopped coarsely
6 large carrots, 2chopped coarsely and 4 diced finely
20 button mushrooms, quartered
250ml red wine
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons crushed garlic

Heat the butter and olive oil in the potjie + bacon pieces.
Remove bacon, add the oxtail to the pot and brown in the bacon fat.Β 
Add the 4 finely diced carrots to the pot together with the chopped onions and the leeks, and sautΓ©e until softened.
Return the oxtail and bacon to the pot and add the bouquet garni, bay leaf, peppercorns, garlic, tomato sauce, beef stock and red wine.
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