Recipe ingredients and directions:
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 1/2 pounds boneless beef chuck, cut into
1 1/2 inch cubes
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups dry red wine
3/4 cup beef stock
3 fresh parsley sprigs
1 bay leaf
2 slices bacon, chopped
1 cup onion, chopped coarse
1 teaspoon tomato paste
2 tablespoons butter
1 pound mushrooms, quartered
Preheat oven to 325F. Heat 3 Tbsp oil in heavy large Dutch oven
over medium heat. Place flour in medium bowl; season with salt and
pepper. Coat beef with flour, shaking off excess. Add half of
beef to Dutch oven and brown well on all sides, about 5 minutes.
Transfer beef to plate. Repeat with remaining beef, adding more
oil to pan as necessary. Return beef and any accumulated juices
to Dutch oven. Reduce heat to medium. Add garlic and cook 1
minute. Add wine and enough beef stock to cover meat. Add parsley
sprigs and bay leaf. Cover and bake about 2 hours.
Heat heavy small skillet over medium heat. Add bacon and saute
until crisp. Transfer bacon to paper towels, using slotted spoon.
Add onion to skillet and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes.
Add tomato paste; stir 2 minutes. Add bacon and onion mixture to
stew. Thin liquid with more stock if necessary. Cover and bake
until meat is tender, about 30 minutes.
Melt butter in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms
and saute until tender, about 10 minutes. Add mushrooms to stew.
Season with salt and pepper. Ladle stew into bowls, sprinkle with
Category: Beef Veal Recipes