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Tomato-Braised Mini Eisbein on Garlic Polenta
Tomato-Braised Mini Eisbein on Garlic Polenta

Our slow-cooked, tender eisbein with spicy broccoli is a flavourful, fuss-free Sunday lunch with a bit of a kick!

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 15 min
Serves: 3



Tomato Braised Mini Eisbein



Eskort Smoked Mini Eisbein

410 g can

tomato puree

410 g can

tomato and onion

250 ml (1 C)

red wine

60 ml (¼ C)

fresh rosemary, chopped

4 cloves

garlic, crushed

250 ml (1 C)


45 ml (3 T)

vegetable stock



500 ml (2 C)


4 cloves

garlic, chopped

5 ml (1 t)

olive oil

250 ml (1 C)


5 ml (1 t)


1 L (4 C)

boiling water

Spicy Tenderstem Broccoli


300 g

tenderstem Broccoli

45 ml (3 T)

olive oil

45 ml (3 T)


5 ml (1 t)



lemon, zest and juice


green chilli, chopped


Tomato Braised Eisbein

  • Place all ingredients into a pot, cover with foil and then the lid to prevent moisture from escaping.

  • Braise the eisbeins over low heat for 3 hours to ensure they slowly cook to complete tenderness.


  • Add olive oil, salt and garlic to a large pot over high heat and fry until golden.

  • Slowly pour in hot water and bring to the boil.

  • Stir in polenta and whisk until smooth.

  • Close the lid, lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

  • Stir in the cream and remove from the heat.

Tenderstem Broccoli

  • Heat olive oil, butter and lemon juice in a large frying pan over high heat.

  • Once the butter melts, add tenderstem broccoli, chopped chilli and salt.

  • Cover the pan with a lid and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.

  • Remove the lid and fry for a further 5 minutes.

  • Sprinkle with lemon zest and remove from the heat.


  • Plate a portion of creamy polenta topped with an eisbein covered in rich tomato sauce and serve alongside spicy tenderstem broccoli.


  • This recipe contains sulphites and dairy (lactose).


  • Red Wine (sulphites): Use an equal amount of beef broth or stock.

  • Cream (lactose): Use coconut cream or non-dairy cream like Orley Whip.

  • Butter (lactose): Use ghee (clarified butter) or coconut oil.

Recipe Meal Types: - Winter Warmers - Mother's Day Special - Lunch - Dinner
The following product can be used with this recipe:
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