Beef Daube Provencal

Beef Daube Provencal

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Ingredients

  • 2

    teaspoons olive oil

  • 12

    garlic cloves, crushed

  • 1

    (2-pound) boneless chuck roast, trimmed and cut into 2-inch cubes

  • teaspoons salt, divided

  • ½

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided

  • 1

    cup red wine

  • 2

    cups chopped carrot

  • cups chopped onion

  • ½

    cup less-sodium beef broth

  • 1

    tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1

    teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary

  • 1

    teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

  • Dash of ground cloves

  • 1

    (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 1

    bay leaf

  • 3

    cups hot cooked medium egg noodles (about 4 cups uncooked noodles)

  • Chopped fresh thyme (optional)

Directions

Preheat oven to 300°. Heat olive oil in a small Dutch oven over low heat. Add garlic to pan; cook for 5 minutes or until garlic is fragrant, stirring occasionally. Remove garlic with a slotted spoon; set aside. Increase heat to medium-high. Add beef to pan. Sprinkle beef with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Cook 5 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove beef from pan. Add wine to pan, and bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Add garlic, beef, remaining 1 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, carrot, and next 8 ingredients (through bay leaf) to pan; bring to a boil. Cover and bake at 300° for 2 1/2 hours or until beef is tender. Discard bay leaf. Serve over noodles. Garnish with chopped fresh thyme, if desired. Note: To make in a slow cooker, prepare through Step 2. Place beef mixture in an electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 5 hours. Wine note: This satisfying beef stew deserves a rich, earthy, and soulful wine--one with a soft, thick texture. I love the complexity and juiciness of the Kuleto Estate Syrah 2004 from Napa Valley, California ($45), which elevates this stew into a princely dinner. --Karen MacNeil


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