Classic Beef Stew

Classic Beef Stew
Photo by Scott Phillips

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbs. olive or vegetable oil; more as needed
  • 2 large or 3 medium onions, diced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbs. coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, for garnish
  • 3 Tbs. all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • + 6 more ingredients
    • 1 cup full-bodied red wine
    • 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
    • 3 lb. boneless beef chuck
    • 3 large cloves garlic, minced (about 1 Tbs.)
    • 3 cups mixed carrots (peeled and cut into bite-size pieces) and turnips (peeled and cut into bite-size pieces)
    • ½ lb. small red or new potatoes, halved if large, parboiled in salted water until tender (optional)

Adjust a rack to the lower middle (but not the bottom) of the oven and heat the oven to 450°F. Pat the beef dry with paper towels, trim away any thick pieces of fat, and cut into 1-inch cubes. Season generously with salt and pepper. Heat 2 Tbs. of the oil over medium-high heat in a heavy-based Du...

View full recipe at Fine Cooking

Comments

Variations on Classic Beef Stew

  • Classic Beef Stew
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
    • 1 1/4 pounds lean beef stew meat
    • 1 medium onion, chopped (1 cup)
    • 3 celery stalks, chopped (1 cup)
    • +9 other ingredients
  • Classic Beef Stew
    • 3 stalks celery (8 oz. total), rinsed and thinly sliced
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 2 cups dry red wine
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • +32 other ingredients


Best Wine Deals

  • $24.99
    17% off
    Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Syrah United States Washington Columbia Valley Chateau Ste. Michelle United States
    Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Syrah United States Washington Columbia Valley Chateau Ste. Michelle United States 2008
  • $16.79
    17% off
    Casa Silva Viognier Colchagua Valley Lolol
    Casa Silva Viognier Colchagua Valley Lolol 2006
See More Deals





Snooth Media Network