Wednesday, October 1, 2014

What's for Dinner Wednesday~

With fall in the air, and craving some much needed comfort food, we made a wonderful pot of Beef Stew Stroganoff the other night.

This recipe is super simple, yet oh so delicious!!

Beef Stew Stroganoff
Makes 6 servings

Gluten Free Bible cookbook (we picked this up at  Target and it did not disappoint)

2 TBS olive or canola oil
1 1/2 pounds lean boneless beef (bottom round), cut into 1-inch cubes
1 tsp caraway seeds
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp dried thyme
2 cans (about 14 ounces each) gluten-free beef broth
1 cup sliced mushrooms (we omitted as hubby detests them, and I have a slight night shade allergy and need to limit)
1/2 C thinly sliced carrots
1/2 C chopped red bell pepper
6 ounces unpeeled baby red potatoes (about 6 small), quartered
1/4 C sour cream (Whole Foods now carries a wonderful lactose free version)


1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat.  Add beef; cook and stir until meat juices evaporate and begin to caramelize. Add caraway seeds, salt, black pepper and thyme.  Pour in broth, stirring to scrape up browned bits.  Bring to a boil.

2.  Add mushrooms, carrots and bell pepper to saucepan.  Reduce heat; cover and simmer 1 hour.

3.  Increase heat; add potatoes.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes.

4.  Stir in sour cream; cook 2 minutes or until heated through.

Editorial note:

We cooked in our Staub Dutch Oven.
During step one, hubby added 1/4-1/2 Cup Red Wine.
Step 3, he simmered about 30-40 minutes (this made the meat extremely tender).
Toward the end of step 4, he added about 2 TBS corn starch.
We served over a bit of white rice.

A wonderful hearty fall dish!!


Katie Clooney said...

I could use some of that now! It's freezing and rainy!! Looks delish.

Val said...

Perfect comfort food.

NanaDiana said...

Well, you KNOW I can't resist making fun of everyone/anyone/someone.

This recipe sounds delicious EXCEPT
I DON'T HAVE 1/2 tsp of SLAT...can I use SALT instead? Just wonderin' Love ya, kiddo- xo Diana

Mike @TheIronYou said...

I love me a good beef stroganoff, and I really like that you made a non-dairy version of it. Very clever!

Dee D said...

It's been years since I made beef stew and as soon as I visited your blog, I knew what I'd be making for dinner this weekend. Thanks for the recipe and the great idea... :)

Allison said...

I haven't had beef stroganoff in years. That is a perfect dinner for fall and winter months. Looks delicious Lauren!

Melanie Robinson said...

Yummmm!! This sounds so good and I wish I had it today here in GA...Fall just came and the high today is only going to be in the low-mid 60's. I'm going to have to try your recipe :)