Recipe Exchange: One tasty stew

Braised Beef Stew, prepared to serve 

Where do we prepare a tasty stew? On a stovetop? In a slowcooker? Either works, so it’s adult to us.

Prep time, including a imperative stovetop stint, is 45 minutes, give or take. Consider this time to be good spent. Browning a beef, sauteing a veggies, shortening a wine, all 3 are really critical steps. Don’t rush by any one of a them.

Onions and Carrots coarsely chopped 
Meat prepared to be browned 

Braised Beef Stew from a Recipe Exchange

3 pounds beef, cut into 2 in. cubes

kosher salt and creatively belligerent black pepper

2-3 tablespoons olive oil

2 vast yellow onions, roughly chopped

4-5 middle carrots, roughly chopped

2 cups red wine

4 sprigs uninformed thyme

3 sprigs uninformed rosemary

1 teaspoon dusty oregano

4-5 cups beef broth

Pat beef cubes dry with a paper towel. Season with kosher salt and creatively belligerent pepper. Set aside.

Over middle heat, comfortable a olive oil in a 5-6 quart Dutch oven. Once oil is hot, supplement a beef in batches. Do not throng a cubes of beef. Brown beef on all sides. Repeat until all batches of beef cubes are browned. Transfer all browned beef cubes to a platter and set aside.

Add prepared onions and carrots to a pot. Cook and stir vegetables for 6 mins over middle feverishness until a veggies are easily browned.

Red booze being reduced 

Stir in a wine, thyme, rosemary, and oregano. Cook and stir ceaselessly over middle or middle high feverishness until a booze is reduced by half, about 10-12 minutes.

Once booze is reduced, lapse beef to a pot. Add gas and move to a boil. Cover and revoke to a simmer. Cook during a simmering indicate for 3-3 1/2 hours. Or, send reduction to a delayed cooker and prepare on high for 5-6 hours or on low for 8-10 hours.

An discretionary step, though one that we like, is to put a salsa and vegetables by a food mill. we consider incorporating a vegetables into a salsa in this approach adds ambience and abyss to a dish. If regulating a food mill, mislay a beef from a pot and place on a platter. Pour salsa with vegetables and spices into a food indent and grub all together. Once mixed, place salsa behind into a pot. Add beef behind into a salsa in a pot. Reheat salsa and meat, if needed.

Al Dente 3 notation pasta 

Serve over Al Dente‘s 3 notation Lemon Chive Fettuccine, crushed potatoes or any favorite pasta, rice, or egg noodles. Makes 6 inexhaustible servings.

Melanie needs good and easy recipes for tea sandwiches. She’ll be hosting a showering in June. She needs a foolproof recipe for egg salad, too.

Suggestions for Recipe Exchange can be emailed to Ellen Clifford McGuire during emcliffordmcguire@hotmail.com, or mailed to Recipe Exchange, P.O. Box 461, East Longmeadow, MA 01028. For some-more dish ideas, visit masslive.com/cooking

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