Baby, it's {NoT} Cold in here...


Those days that I am home all day {rare but a treat when it happens}. I love when the house smells of "good" food cooking in the crock pot or Dutch oven. I have tried MANY beef stews but this is one of my favorite recipes and so VeRy EaSy!

Get yourself a dutch oven....{if you don't have one-put it on your Christmas list}

In a large dutch oven (or you could do this in the crockpot), toss 2 lbs of beef (cubed),

1 pkg of baby carrots, 1 lb of small red potatoes (halved),1 chopped onion,

1 leek, 2 Tbs of flour, 1 pkg of 1.5 oz beef stew seasoning mix (i like McCormick)

and 1/4 tsp. black pepper. Toss until everything is well coated.

Stir in 1 cup of dry red wine and 1 cup of water.

Cook at 300 in oven for 4.5 hours in the oven.

(If using a crockpot -cook on high 4.5 hours or until meat and veggies are tender).

I serve with fluffy biscuits and honey. It's a delight and a great hearty meal!


18 comments:

Faye said...

This looks so good. I would love to try this! Thank-u for sharing. Hope you have a great day! Blessings

April said...

You can't beat a pot of beef stew in the winttertime! One of our favorite meals! Great recipe!

Busy Bee Suz said...

I can smell it now....yummy!

Astrid said...

That looks divine!!!! I can imagine the smell...yum!

Carrie said...

Love beef stew thanks for sharing!

Carrie

Jules said...

Wow, that looks really easy. I think I could even make that!

Thanks for sharing...

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Boy, that looks good! YUM!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Anonymous said...

Home alone on a winters day, cooking up a warm meal, thinking about the holidays, calling your mother......priceless

Jboo said...

Sounds great -- I'll have to try it! We love stew!

Janet

P.S. Wish I could send you some snow and cold weather -- we have a bit too much! :)

SPEAKING FROM THE CRIB said...

i just read your ornament post. i wrote something very similar yesterday. i hope you read it :) k

LuLu said...

I just need a whole file of recipes like this. It sounds delicious and one pot wonder is what i need! I keep getting so distracted i forget dinner until 4:30PM when the kiddos start swarming!
I missed your tree post... oh gosh now you have me bawling time does go by so fast! My 4 yr old helped me carry fresh garland from Lowes the other day... he use to be in a stroller! yikes it's fast,
xo,
LuLu

Maya said...

That really does look easy!
I have an award for you on my blog today!

Rambling Girl said...

This looks very yummy so off the print this and with the weather turning back cold this weekend it would be very inviting to eat.

Sarah said...

When's dinner? Leave the light on cause I'm coming over! It sounds and looks so good, especially on a cold winter day!

Ruby Red Slippers said...

This sounds sooooo goood, now that it is getting down right cold here. I better borrow my mom's dutch oven! LOL

Liz said...

That sounds very good!

Darlene said...

Yum that sounds delicious. I love the smell of a good stew cooking...makes the whole house smell cozy and delicious!

I tried a chicken stew last night (from one of my Gooseberry Patch) cookbooks and it was AWFUL! BOO. Usually those recipes are great but we actually threw it out.

Lisa & Gerald said...

mmm sounds yummy..