How to make it

  • Cut beef in large cubes, if not already done. Marinate 3-4 hours in wine, oil, bouquet garni, and orange peel.
  • In a dutch oven fry bacon until soft, add carrots, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, garlic, parsley and seasoning. Stir, then cover and cook very gently for 5-10 min.
  • Add beef and marinade and stock. Bring to a boil.
  • Cover tightly and place in a 275°F oven for 2 1/2- 3 hours.
  • Add olives 30 minutes before cooking time is complete.
  • Remove bouquet garni and orange peel.
  • Serve hot over egg noodles or rigatoni or rice.
  • *Bouquet Garni
  • Wrap the following in cheese cloth and tie with cooking twine.
  • Small bunch of parsley or parsley stems, 8 sprigs of thyme, 1 bay leaf, 2 or 3 celery leaves

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  • mjcmcook 10 years ago
    By far this is the 'BEST' recipe for
    beef stew...on the planet!!!
    Leave it to the French to create
    great food...!
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