Beef Brisket Ragout with Wild Mushrooms

Beef Brisket Ragout with Wild Mushrooms

Serves 4


500g beef brisket
3tbs olive oil
2 fennels, sliced
2 large leeks, finely sliced
1 red onion, sliced
1 carrot, diced
3 garlic cloves, crushed
150ml full bodied red wine
150ml beef stock
4-5tbs tomato puree
25g dried wild mushrooms
Sage, bay leaf

Parsley, finely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
340g papardelle


1. To make the sauce, heat the oil in a large pan and brown the brisket in one piece till seared. Set aside.

2. Heat more oil in the pan and soften the fennels, leeks, onion, carrot and garlic for 12-15 minutes or until soft. Set aside.

3. Preheat the oven to 130C and place the meat, sautéed vegetables and tomato puree, sage and bay leaf in a large tray. Cover with red wine and stock and cook for another 3-4 hours till the meat is tender.

4. Remove the meat and shred with two forks.

5. In a small bowl soak the mushrooms for at least 10 minutes and add to the tray with vegetables

6. Cook the pasta until it’s just al dente.

7. Check the seasoning, heat through and stir through the pasta.


This recipe was created by Katerina Broadribb, Founder of the Lemon & Soul Cookery School, and won her the !