• 900g Butternut Squash, peeled and cubed
  • 3 – 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 680g Beef , cubed
  • 900g Beef Stock
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • thyme
  • rosemary
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper



  1. Prepare the butternut by peeling it, removing the seeds and cutting it into cubes.
  2. If your beef is not already cut into pieces then cut it up into cubes, and the same for the onion.
  3. Heat the oil on a medium heat in a large pan with a solid bottom, then add the onion and saute
  4. Now add the beef and brown it for a couple of minutes.
  5. Add the beef stock, herbs, salt and pepper.
  6. Cook it on the stove top on a low simmer for about an hour with a lid on the pot, do not boil.
  7. Finally add the butternut and cook for a further 30 minutes or until beef is tender.
  9. Follow the directions as before and saute the onions and brown the beef.
  10. Now you want to add the beef, onions, butternut squash and all remaining ingredients into the slow cooker.
  11. Cook it on low for 5 – 6 hours, or high for about 3 – 4. how long it takes will depend on the heat of your slow cooker .