Merlot Beef

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 323.8
  • Total Fat: 15.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 85.4 mg
  • Sodium: 495.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 23.7 g

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A delicious slow cooker recipe A delicious slow cooker recipe
Number of Servings: 8


    2 lbs Chuck or Blade (stewing) beef cut into cubes
    2 onions sliced
    1 celery stalk sliced
    3 cloves garlic minced
    1 bay leaf
    2 Tbsp beef/steak seasoning
    1 tsp peppercorns
    1.5 c Merlot or other dry red wine

    1/3 c flour
    1 tsp salt
    2 Tbsp oil
    3 Tbsp butter divided
    2 Tbsp sugar
    c beef bouillon
    2 c carrots, coarsely chopped
    2 c mushrooms, sliced


Serve with bread or mashed potatoes - you'll want all the gravy!!


1. Combine beef to wine ingredients in large ziplock plastic bag or nonreactive bowl, and refrigerate for 12-24 hours.
2. When you are ready to start the slow cooker: Remove beef from marinade (reserve onion, celery wine etc), and place beef in bowl. Add 1/3-cup flour and 1 tsp salt and dredge (toss to coat) the beef in the flour mixture.
3. Heat 2 T oil and 2 T butter - brown beef in batches in frying pan. Transfer to slow cooker.
4. Add 1 T butter to the pan, add 2 T sugar and stir often until it is a deep nutty brown. Add the reserved marinade (onion, celery, wine etc) along with 1/2-cup beef bouillon. Bring to a gentle boil.
5. Add to beef in slow cooker, turn on low for 6 hours.
6. Add the carrots and mushrooms. Cook additional 1.5 to 2 hours.

Serving Size:8 servings

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