grandmaÔÇÖs old fashioned beef stew

grandmaÔÇÖs old fashioned beef stew

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  • ┬╝┬ácup all-purpose flour (substitute with┬áMillet┬áflour for gluten free)
  • ┬╝┬áteaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1┬ápound beef stewing meat, trimmed and cut into inch cubes
  • 5┬átablespoons┬áolive┬áoil
  • 2┬átablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1┬ácup red wine
  • 2 - 3┬ácups beef broth, homemade or low-sodium canned
  • 2┬ábay leaves
  • 1┬ámedium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 5┬ámedium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 2┬álarge baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 2┬áteaspoons salt
  1. Combine the flour and pepper in a bowl, add the beef and toss to coat well. Heat 3 teaspoons of the oil in a large pot. Add the beef a few pieces at a time; do not overcrowd. Cook, turning the pieces until beef is browned on all sides, about 5 minutes per batch; add more oil as needed between batches. Transfer to your vitaclay pot.
  2. Add the vinegar and wine. Add beef broth and bay leaves. 
  3. Set on Stew or Slow to cook until the beef is tender, about 1 1/2 - 2 hours. In the last 30 minutes of cooking, add the onions, potatoes and carrots and continue to cook for the rest of time.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Ladle among 4 bowls and serve.


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