Spicy beef carbonade

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Sirloin tips or stew beef
¼ pounds Bacon
2 larges Onions
4 \N Cloves garlic
1 tablespoon Olive oil
1 tablespoon Brown sugar
1 tablespoon Red wine vinegar
1½ cup Red wine
1 tablespoon Chili powder
1 teaspoon Each: rosemary, thyme,
\N \N Oregano
2 \N Bay leaves
1 dash Tabasco or hab sauce
\N \N Salt & pepper
2 tablespoons Corn starch
2½ cup Beef broth
½ teaspoon Cayenne pepper

In large, flame proof casserole dish, add bacon, olive oil, onions, and garlic. Saute til tender. Add beef, sugar, vinegar, wine, broth, chili, herbs. tabasco,salt and pepper. Place lid on dish to keep in juices. Cook high for 10 min, reduce to simmer for 1 hour. Remove lid, discard bay leaves, mix in corn starch. Add a little more wine, cook high til thick, stirring often. Serve over rice or pasta. Throw in a couple of habs, thais, or serranos to kick it up a little. THIS IS A FAMILY FAVORITE.

Recipe By : Dry Creek Vineyards From: Date:

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