Beef Stew with Beets
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 180-210
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 1 lb grass fed stewing beef or rib steaks
  • 1/2 large sweet onion - diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic - minced
  • 3 - 4 carrots - sliced
  • 4 golden beets, cleaned, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 large potatoes - peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 celery stalks - sliced (I usually use fennel for extra flavor)
  • 2 cups of beef broth
  • 1 cup apple juice or cider
  • 1 cup tomato juice (can use tomato sauce or can of diced tomatos)
  • 1/4 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 275 deg.
  2. Brown meat in skillet or dutch oven
  3. Add onion and garlic and stir for 2 minutes or so to soften
  4. Tranfer to roasting pan if using skillet to brown
  5. Add rest of ingredients
  6. Cover with foil or lid and bake at 275 for 3 - 3.5 hours - low and slow
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Adapted this from a few recipes I found on line.