Braised Beef with Tomatoes and Gnocchi


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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 2hrs

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  • 2 1/2 pounds beef chuck roast, fat trimmed
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans Muir Glen diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup tomato juice
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 packages gnocchi, cooked according to package directions
  • Parsley, for serving
  • Parmesan, freshly grated, for serving


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 325ºF. Rub beef with salt, pepper and thyme. Set in dutch oven. Pour in diced tomatoes. Add onion and garlic. Pour tomato juice over everything.

  • Step 2

    Cover dutch oven and cook for about 2 hours, or until a meat thermometer registers 145 to 160ºF. Once the beef is done, shred it and stir everything together in the pot. Taste and add extra seasoning if desired.

  • Step 3

    Melt butter over low heat in a pot. Add in gnocchi, stirring to coat.

  • Step 4

    Divide gnocchi and beef between bowls. Top with fresh parsley and Parmesan. Store leftovers, covered, in the fridge for up to 5 days.