Stews are convenient and a perennial family favourite in many households. Shaun Hill's beef stew recipe requires braising the meat for 2 to 3 hours before stewing with carrots and mushrooms in a rich red wine and tomato sauce. He serves the hot beef stew over a creamy mashed potato with leeks.
Beef, Guinness and Mushroom Pot Pie... and just listen to how adorably British the author of this blog is: "Winter is not over yet. Before we go a little too crazy with health kicks after holiday excesses, lets make a few more stews, pies and mash." Amen to that!
Beefless Stew: This hearty stew has everything you love about beef stew, but without the beef! It has large chunks of potato, carrot, celery, and onion, and portabella mushrooms stand in for the beef. Garlic, paprika, and fresh rosemary provide excellent flavor.
Beef Mushroom Braised Stew Recipe Tonight's dinner... OMG, WOW! did not use any alcohol (wine or brandy) and just used beef broth. sub cornstarch for flour to thicken and added about 3TBSP of balsamic vinegar at the finish. YUMMMY!