Main Dishes

Beef Stew with Red Wine and Root Vegetables

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A warming beef stew that takes minimal preparation, but is a fantastic meal for a crowd. This one is super easy – if you can slice an onion (okay, no easy feat if you tear up like me) and uncork a bottle of wine (hey, if you can’t do that, stick to the screw-top kind)… You can make this meal. Just be sure to leave plenty of in-the-oven-time into your meal planning.

10
4 ounces pancetta
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 pounds chuck roast, cut into cubes with most of fat removed
1 pounds spare ribs, cut into cubes with most of fat removed
5 shallots, thinly sliced
1 large yellow onion, quartered and thinly sliced
1 pound carrots, peeled and cut into short sticks
2 large parsnips, peeled and cut into short sticks
2 sprigs of rosemary
750 ml red wine (1 bottle – I prefer a full bodied bordeaux, or malbec)
¼ cup cognac
6 mushrooms, sliced
salt & pepper
Fry the pancetta in a large oven-safe pot that has a lid (such as a dutch oven) Drain pan and add olive oil Next pat the meat dry with paper towels and then brown the meat in batches, and remove it from the...
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Nutritions

Calories
389

Sodium
216mg
9% DV

Fat
25g
39% DV

Protein
29g
58% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV