“One of my all time favorite Stews! Very Rich, very good!”
READY IN:
27hrs
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Marinade beef with first ingredients 24 hours, discard marinade.
  2. Cook bacon until crispy and set aside. Brown Meat on all sides, remove with bacon.
  3. Add Butter if you need more Oil.
  4. Cook carrots, celery, onion 10 min in bacon fat.
  5. Add Garlic and cook 3 minute more. Salt & Pepper!
  6. Add Cognac & light to burn off liquor.
  7. Add tomato paste and thyme, parsley, bay leave & wine.
  8. Add meat (chuck & bacon) Cover meat with Beef stock and Worcestershire.
  9. Cook 10 minute & skim off brown foam (blood, yuck).
  10. Simmer 2 hours or more to liking. Salt & pepper.
  11. Add butter flour mixture (3 tbs butter room temp & 3 tbs. flour mixed well).
  12. Whisk into stew until blended well.
  13. Saute mushrooms in 2 Tbs. butter 10 minute add onions 2 minute more. Then add to stew.
  14. Cook 15 minute more and Eat with crusty bread!

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