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Savory Beef Stew With Couscous Or Rice

Courses: Soup

Recipe Ingredients

1 3/4 lbs 794g / 28ozBoneless beef bottom round
1 tablespoon 15mlOlive oil
3   Garlic cloves - crushed
14 oz 397gCanned beef broth
2 teaspoons 10mlDried thyme leaves
12 teaspoons 60mlMushrooms (medium)
6   Plum tomatoes - quartered, seeded
3   Onions - quartered (small)
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlOlive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlBalsamic vinegar - plus
2 teaspoons 10mlBalsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon 15mlCornstarch - dissolved in
2 tablespoons 30mlWater
3 cups 480g / 16ozCooked couscous or rice

Recipe Instructions

Trim fat from beef. Cut beef into 1-inch pieces. In Dutch oven, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat until hot. Add beef and garlic (1/2 at a time) and brown evenly, stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings. Season with 3/4 teaspoon pepper. Stir in broth and dried thyme. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover tightly and simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until beef is tender.

Meanwhile heat oven to 425 degrees. Lightly spray 15- by 10-inch jelly roll pan with vegetable cooking spray. Place vegetables in pan. Combine 1 1/2 tablespoons oil and 1 1/2 tablespoons vinegar; drizzle over vegetables, tossing to coat. Roast in 425 degree oven 20 to 25 minutes or until tender.

Bring beef stew to a boil over medium-high heat. Add cornstarch mixture; cook and stir 2 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened and bubbly. Stir in roasted vegetables and remaining 2 teaspoon vinegar. Serve with couscous.

This recipe yields ?? servings.

Jo Merrill/Dakotah on the Food BB


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