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Wintertime Braised Beef Stew Recipe

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This recipe for Wintertime Braised Beef Stew, by , is from Aelred and Rita Wagner Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Wil Wagner
Added: Wednesday, September 17, 2008


2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons steak seasoning(You can use McCormick's Montreal Steak Seasoning or I made my own with Kosher salt, coarse black pepper, garlic powder, and paprika)
2 pounds boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 large onion, chopped
2 celery ribs, chopped
2 medium parsnips, peeled and cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup dry red wine or reduced-sodium beef broth
2 tablespoons red currant jelly
2 bay leaves
2 fresh oregano sprigs
1 can (15 ounces) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine flour and steak seasoning. Add beef, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in an ovenproof Dutch oven: brown beef in batches on all sides. Remove and keep warm.
2. In the same pan, saute the onion, celery, parsnips and carrots in remaining oil until crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the tomatoes, wine, jelly, bay leaves, oregano and beef; bring to a boil.
3. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. Stir in beans; cover and bake 30 -40 minutes longer or until the beef and vegetables are tender. Discard bay leaves and oregano.

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Note: Make one day in advance and refrigerate. It allows the flavors to permeate well.
Nutrition Facts: 1 cup equals 310 calories, 9g fat, 64 mg cholesterol, 373 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
09/17/08 This dish was super, it is very rich in flavor. Serve with a nice salad and French bread or homemade bread




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