Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Add beef pieces; seal bag and toss to coat. Set aside. Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a stockpot over medium heat. Add coated beef pieces; sear until golden brown on all sides. Remove stockpot from heat; add rosemary and red wine. Return to heat and reduce wine mixture by 1/3.
When it's cold outside and you’re looking for a delicious way to warm up, this rustic recipe of beef stew perfectly paired with polenta brings warmth and joy to the table.
Servings and Ingredients
|¼ c. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour|
|½ tsp. Hy-Vee salt, plus additional to taste|
|½ tsp. Hy-Vee ground black pepper|
|2 lbs. Hy-Vee Choice boneless beef chuck steak, cut into 1-inch pieces|
|3 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil|
|2 sprig(s) fresh rosemary|
|1 ½ c. dry red wine|
|1 (15-oz.) can Hy-Vee crushed tomatoes|
|1 (14.5-oz.) can Hy-Vee beef broth, warmed; plus additional if desired|
|¼ c. Hy-Vee tomato paste|
|4 medium carrots, peeled and chopped|
|½ c. white onions, chopped|
|1 stalk(s) celery, chopped|
|4 c. water|
|Hy-Vee salt, to taste|
|1 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil|
|1 c. corn flour, or instant polenta; dry|
Things To Grab
- Large resealable plastic bag
- Stockpot with lid
- Large saucepan
Add crushed tomatoes, warm broth, and tomato paste. Reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 10 minutes. Add carrot, onion, and celery; season with salt. Cover and continue simmering 2 hours or until meat is tender, stirring occasionally and adding additional beef broth if necessary.
Meanwhile, bring 4 cups of lightly salted water to a boil over medium-high heat in a large saucepan. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and cornmeal. Cook and stir constantly with a whisk for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is well combined and liquid is absorbed.
To serve, place polenta in a shallow bowl; top with beef stew. If desired, drizzle with additional olive oil and season with freshly ground black pepper.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 24g
- Cholesterol: 130mg
- Sodium: 940mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 49g
- Protein: 51g
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