Hearty Eats: Slow-Cooked Beef Stew Perfection



Hearty Eats: Slow-Cooked Beef Stew Perfection

Imagine the scent of rich, slow-simmered beef stew wafting through your kitchen on a chilly evening. It’s a comfort that transcends time, a dish that brings families together. Our Slow-Cooked Beef Stew is the embodiment of warmth and love, capturing the essence of traditional cooking while fitting seamlessly into modern lives.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs beef chunks
  • 4 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 potatoes, cubed
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Start by seasoning the beef chunks with salt and pepper. In a hot skillet, sear the beef until it’s browned on all sides. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, sauté the onion and garlic until fragrant. Add in the tomato paste and cook for another 2 minutes.
  3. Transfer the onion and garlic mixture to your slow cooker. Add in the seared beef, carrots, potatoes, mushrooms, thyme, and bay leaves.
  4. Pour in the beef broth and red wine. Stir everything together gently.
  5. Cover the slow cooker and set it to low. Let the stew simmer for 7-8 hours, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  6. Once the stew is ready, season with additional salt and pepper if needed. Serve hot and enjoy the heartwarming flavors.

Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 8 hours

Yield: 6 servings

A soul-soothing blend of tender beef and hearty vegetables slow-cooked to perfection, creating a stew that’s both comforting and flavorful.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 24g

As the aromas intertwine and the flavors harmonize, our Slow-Cooked Beef Stew embodies the artistry of rustic cooking. Each spoonful is a journey back to simpler times, and every bite tells a story of tradition and togetherness. Whether enjoyed around a table with loved ones or savored as a leftover, this stew brings a taste of homemade joy to every meal.

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