Braised Beef Homemade Kosher Recipe: Diets And Cuisines - Cooking Jewish Food

Braised Beef Homemade Kosher Recipe: Diets And Cuisines - Cooking Jewish Food

Braised beef is a classic Jewish dish that is rich in flavor and perfect for special occasions. Here is a homemade kosher recipe for Braised Beef:


- 2 pounds beef brisket or chuck roast
- 2 onions sliced
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 2 carrots peeled and chopped
- 2 celery stalks chopped
- 1 cup beef broth
- 1 cup red wine (make sure it is kosher)
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons flour (use kosher for Passover flour if making for Passover)
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- Salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (165°C).

2. In a large oven-safe pot or Dutch oven heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Season the beef with salt pepper and paprika. Sear the beef on all sides until browned. Remove the beef from the pot and set aside.

3. In the same pot add the onions garlic carrots and celery. Cook for about 5 minutes until the vegetables are softened.

4. Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables and stir well to coat. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.

5. Add the tomato paste beef broth and red wine to the pot. Stir well to combine.

6. Return the beef to the pot making sure it is submerged in the liquid. Add the dried thyme and season with salt and pepper to taste.

7. Cover the pot with a lid and transfer it to the preheated oven. Let the beef braise for about 3-4 hours or until it is tender and easily shreds with a fork.

8. Once the beef is cooked remove it from the pot and let it rest for a few minutes. Slice or shred the beef depending on your preference.

9. If desired you can strain the cooking liquid and reduce it on the stovetop to create a flavorful sauce.

10. Serve the braised beef with the sauce and your choice of side dishes such as roasted potatoes or steamed vegetables.

This homemade kosher recipe for braised beef is a true crowd-pleaser. The slow cooking process ensures that the beef is tender and full of flavor. Enjoy this delicious Jewish dish as a centerpiece for your next special meal!