Italian Beef Ragu


Delicious beef ragu with onion, red capsicum and paprika

Prep time:20 mins

Cook time:120 mins

Serves: 4


  • 1kg chuck steak, trimmed and diced
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 small red capsicum, diced
  • 3 teaspoons paprika
  • ¾ cup dry white wine
  • 410g can Leggo’s Tomato Puree
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup beef stock


Step 1

Lightly coat beef in seasoned flour, shaking off excess.

Step 2

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non stick frypan, add onion and capsicum and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in paprika and cook for a further 1 minute. Remove from frypan and set aside.

Step 3

Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan, add meat in batches and cook for 5-6 minutes or until browned. Adding more oil if necessary.

Step 4

Return capsicum mixture to frypan and stir in wine. Allow to reduce by half. Add Leggo’s Tomato Puree, Worcestershire sauce and stock. Bring to the boil then reduce to a simmer and cook covered for 1½ -2 hours or until meat is tender, stirring occasionally.

Step 5

Season to taste and serve with gnocchi or pasta.

Tasty Tip!

The flavour of this dish increases if made the day before so is ideal for entertaining.

Italian Beef Ragout
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