Country French Beef Stew

Amy Herald


Hearty and delicious on a cold evening!

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


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2 lb
stew beef
1/4 c
all purpose flour
3 slice
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 pkg
onion soup mix
1/4 cups + 2 cups water
1/2 c
red wine
2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
carrots, scraped & chopped
1/2 lb
mushrooms, cleaned and halved
1/4 c
fresh parsley, minced
salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Country French Beef Stew


  • 1Lightly toss beef with flour; set aside. In Dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp; remove. Reserve drippings. Heat oil with drippings and brown beef in 3 batches over medium high heat; remove beef and set aside. Into pot add 1/4 cup water and cook 1 minute until only a thin glaze remains.
  • 2Stir in onion soup mix blended with 2 cups water, wine and mustard; bring to a boil; add beef and bacon. Simmer covered, stirring occasionally for 1 1/2 hours. Stir in carrots, and simmer 25 minutes. Add mushrooms and simmer another 5 minutes.
  • 3Add Parsley and salt & pepper to taste. Serve over parslied egg noodles.

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About Country French Beef Stew

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: French

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