Beef Stew!

14 09 2009

Perfect for a chilly fall or winter day…

2 large onions, sliced
2 cloves of garlic
4 tbsp olive oil
2lbs of beef stew cubes
2 tbsp of gluten-free flour mix seasoned with herbs of choice
1 tsp thyme
2 bay leaves
1/2 cup red wine
1/4 cup soy sauce (gf of course)
12 oz of gluten-free beer (for non celiacs, use guinness- amazing)
1 cup beef broth
4 carrots, peeled and chopped
4 medium potatoes, peeled, cubed

  • Saute the onions and garlic in the oil in a dutch oven until golden brown, remove and set aside
  • coat the beef with seasoned flour.  brown in the pan drippings.  add the onions, thyme, bay leaves, wine, soy sauce, beer and broth.
  • simmer, covered, for 1 hour
  • add the carrots and taters.  cook, covered, for 30-45 minutes longer.
  • thicken the juices with flour if needed
  • eat and savor!