Betty's Rich Beef Italian Casserole

Betty's Rich Beef Italian Casserole Recipe

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Betty Bramanis


Chunky pieces of beef cooked in a rich Italian styled tomato sauce. Serve with creamy polenta or mash with crusty bread and steamed veggies. Perfect on a chilly night. I have baked this and used the slow cooker/croc pot. If using the croc pot use only ONE tin of tomatoes.


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10 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


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    3 pounds (1 1/2 kilos) stewing beef, diced
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    1 large onion, diced
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    1 tablespoon minced garlic
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    2 tins chopped tomatoes
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    1 teaspoon dried basil
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    1 teaspoon dried oregano
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    1/3 cup tomato paste
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    2 teaspoons white sugar
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    1/2 teaspoon salt
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    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
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    1/4 cup flat leaf parsley, chopped **optional
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    1/2 cup water, used to swish out tomato tins

How to Make Betty's Rich Beef Italian Casserole


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375oF/180oC and grease a casserole dish, that has a lid.
  2. Place all the ingredients except the parsley in a casserole dish and pop in the oven and bake for 1 1/2 - 2 hours stirring once during cooking time.
  3. Add the parsley and stir through. Serve.

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About Betty's Rich Beef Italian Casserole

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: For Kids

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