Lu's beef stew

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup All-purpose flour
\N \N Salt
\N \N Black pepper
½ teaspoon Oregano
½ teaspoon Thyme
2 pounds Beef stew meat
2 tablespoons Olive oil
1 tablespoon Sugar
1 \N Onion; chopped
1 \N Clove garlic; minced
4 \N Whole parsley sprigs; chopped
1 \N Whole bay leaf
1 cup Tomato sauce
4 cups Beef bouillon
1 cup Red wine
4 \N Carrots; peeled & quartered
3 smalls Potatoes; peeled & quartered
3 \N Parsnip; thickly sliced
1 \N Bouquet garni

1. Season flour with salt and pepper to taste, thyme and oregano.

2. Dredge meat in flour. In a large soup kettle, brown meat in hot olive oil.

3. Add garlic and onions and cook about 5 minutes.

4. Add sugar, parsley, garlic, bay leaf, tomatoes sauce, bouillon, and wine.

5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer over very low heat for 1½ hours. Add broth, water or wine as necessary.

6. Taste and season with additional salt and pepper as required.

7. Add carrots, parsnips and potatoes and continue to simmer until vegetables are tender.

NOTES : This is a flavorful, but not highly seasoned stew. Additions may include herbes fines, wine, or your choice of spice/herb combinations.

Recipe by: RecipeLu

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 549 by RecipeLu <recipelu@...> on Jan 18, 1998

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