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Joues De Boeuf Aux Agrumes (Beef Braised in Red Wine w/Orange Zest) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
karen ewart
Added: Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lb beef cheeks or boneless beef chuck roast
2 T grapeseed or vegetable oil
1 lb onions, coarsely chopped
1 lb baby carrots, peeled
1 (750-ml) bottle dry red wine
6-8 (3x1 inch) strips of orange peel

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 with rack in middle
If using chuck, cut across grain into 4 pieces
Pat beef dry and season with 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper
Heat oil in a 4-6 qt heavy pot over medium-high heat until it shimmers. Brown beef on all sides, 6-10 minutes total.
Transfer to a plate.
Add onions, carrots, 3/4 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp pepper to pot and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetable are softened, 8-10 minutes. Add wine and zest and bring to a boil. Add beef, cover pot, and braise in oven until meat is very tender, 2-4 hours (beef cheeks take longer than chuck). Season with salt and pepper. Serve with carrots and sauce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A great no fuss dish to start early, tasty!!!

 

 

 

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