Country-style Beef Stew

Country-style Beef Stew
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 1:50 Cooking
  • 2:05 Total Time

Ingredients

Add all
  • vegetable oil as needed

  • 1 lb
    (450 g)

    stew beef

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    dry red wine

  • 1

    onion, quartered

  • 1

    garlic clove, minced

  • 2

    stalks of celery, cut into 1 in. (2.5 cm) pieces

  • to taste carrots

  • 28 oz
    (796 mL)

    can seasoned whole tomatoes

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (3 mL)

    thyme

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    concentrated liquid beef bouillon

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    quartered mushrooms

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.

In a large, lightly oiled skillet, brown meat on all sides.

Remove meat to an ovenproof dish.

Deglaze pan with wine and brown onions, garlic and celery for 2-3 min. Add remaining ingredients, except mushrooms.

Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Season with salt and pepper and pour over beef. Bake covered.

Add mushrooms after 1 hour of cooking and bake for another 45 min.

Bake uncovered for the last 15 minutes.

Serve over noodles or garlic mashed potatoes.

This easy-to-make stew is terrific reheated!

Source: Metro

Wine and meal pairing

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Aromatic and supple
These medium-bodied wines are characterised by their smooth tannins that usually confer a certain roundness. They are often dominated by a nose of ripe fruit or woody notes (toast, coffee or vanilla).
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