Beef with bacon, mushroom & a whole lotta onion

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Beef with bacon, mushroom & a whole lotta onion

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes


  • 2 pieces Gravy Beef (left whole and approx 300grams each - use more if cooking for more than 2)
  • 100grams diced bacon
  • 8 mushrooms sliced
  • 4 spring onions chopped
  • 1 oxo beef stock cube (dry)
  • 1 pkt French onion soup mix (dry and salt reduced)
  • 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 brown onion finely diced
  • 1 Spanish onion finely diced
  • 1 heaped teaspoon butter (to fry onions)
  • White Wings special gravy flour
  • 1 and a quarter cups of real beef stock (salt reduced)


  • Place gravy beef (left whole), bacon, mushrooms and spring onions into slow cooker
  • Crumble dry stock cube and sprinkle dry French onion soup mix over ingredients in sc
  • Place butter, brown onion, Spanish onion and garlic to brown then added that to the slow cooker.
  • Pour over the beef stock, gave it a little stir...cover and cook it on AUTO for 5 and a half hours (or 2 hours high then 3 and a half low)
  • Add some gravy flour to thicken stirring in well....cover and cook a further half an hour on high.
  • It was deeeeelicious but then....I Iove love love onion.

3 thoughts on “Beef with bacon, mushroom & a whole lotta onion”

  1. This is a favourite in my family. If I have run out of liquid stock I use tinned tomatoes, might have to add a splash of water. I also double the meat portion and throw in whatever vegies are looking a little sad. It turns out fine.

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