Beef Braised in Red Wine
As a main course for an authentic Italian dinner, this beef dish braised in red wine is sure to please the entire family.
  • 3tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 onionsfinely sliced
  • 2 garlic cloveschopped
  • 2lb braised beefcut into thick strips
  • 2tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4cups red wine
  • 2 fresh sprigs of sage
  • 1cup beef or vegetable stock
  • 1tablespoon tomato paste
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsleyto garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 300° degrees F. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet, then add the onions and garlic and cook over medium heat for 6-8 minutes stirring constantly. With a slotted spoon, remove and transfer to a casserole dish.
  2. Heat the remaining oil in a skillet. Add beef and cook over high heat for 3-4 minutes until browned. Sprinkle in flour and stir to prevent any lumps from forming. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat and stir in wine. Bring to a boil and stir frequently.
  3. Move the contents into the casserole dish and then add sage, stock and tomato paste. Cover and cook in the center of the oven for 2 1/2 -3 hours.
  4. Remove from oven and discard the sage. Add salt and pepper if needed and sprinkle with parsley.
Recipe Notes

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