Beef Stew – A small batch

January 25, 2012 at 7:38 pm Leave a comment

I'm sorry, but if there's a good way to photograph stew, I'm not aware of it.

1 pound beef shoulder or round, cut into 1 – 1 1/2 inch pieces
2-3 slices bacon, diced
1 onion, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
2 ribs celery, chopped
1 potatoes, chopped
1/2 cup red wine
1/2 cup stock
2 clove garlic
salt and pepper
1 bay leaf
1-2 tablespoons of flour
salt and pepper to taste

Brown bacon well, remove from pan and set aside
dry meat with paper towel, sprinkle with salt, pepper, & flour
brown the meat well in bacon fat, remove from pan and set aside
add onions, carrots, celery, and garlic to unclean pan, and brown
return meat and bacon to the pan
add stock, wine, and bay leaf
add potatoes and stir well
cover, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for approximately 2 hours
season to taste

Don’t forget to find and remove the bay leaf before serving.


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