Spicy black bean and smoked paprika braised chuck

Spicy black bean and smoked paprika braised chuck

Serves 4Preparation Time: 20 mins | Cooking Time: 1 hour 35 mins


  • 600g Farm88 yearling beef chuck steak, diced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 400g tin diced tomatoes
  • 400g tin black beans, drained

To serve

  • Soft tortillas
  • Tomato salsa
  • Coriander leaves
  • Sour cream (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 170°C. Place a casserole over a medium high heat. Mix the beef with some olive oil and fry in batches for 6 minutes or until coloured. Place all of the meat back in the pan and add the onion, bay leaves, smoked paprika, chilli flakes and garlic and cook for 1 minute.

  2. Add the stock and tomatoes and bring up to the boil. Cover, and place in the oven for 2 hours or until the meat is tender.

  3. Add the black beans and cook, covered, for a further 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with soft tortillas, tomato salsa, coriander leaves and sour cream (optional).

Results may vary.