Pair a cabernet sauvignon with this delicious beef stew recipe!
Warm up on cold winter nights with this beef stew recipe. This hearty stew pairs perfectly with a nice full bodied cabernet sauvignon. Here’s what you need to get started.
2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 onion, chopped
1 1/2 cups beef broth
3 potatoes, diced
4 carrots, sliced
1 stalk celery, chopped
Get out the slow cooker! Start by cutting the vegetables and cubing the meat. Make sure the beef cubes around one inch pieces. Next, put the cubes in the slow cooker. In a small mixing bowl, prepare the spices. Combine the flour, salt and pepper, hold off on adding the other spices, you’ll need them later. Pour the mixture over the beef. Make sure that they’re well coated. Now add in the remaining spices. Add in the garlic, bay leaf, paprika, Worcestershire sauce, onion, beef broth, potatoes, carrots, and celery. Cover the pot and let it cook for 10 hours or so on the low setting.
**If you’re in a rush, speed up the cooking time by setting the heat to high. Then cook for four to six hours.**
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