Hearty Red Wine and Beef Stew

Oxmoor House
Roasted red bell peppers, mushrooms, and red wine give traditional beef stew a sophisticated slant. We recommend using cabernet sauvignon or merlot in this recipe. Serve over pasta, couscous, polenta, or rice.
6 cups (serving size: 1 cup)


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1 1/2 pounds top sirloin steak, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
6 teaspoons olive oil, divided
2 carrots, chopped
1 cup chopped onion
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 (8-ounce) package mushrooms, quartered
1 tablespoon no-salt-added tomato paste
1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained and chopped
1 cup water
3/4 cup dry red wine
1/2 cup less-sodium beef broth


Prep: 22 Minutes
Cook: 2 Hours, 27 Minutes

Sprinkle beef with 1/4 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Place beef and flour in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal and shake to coat. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add half of beef; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently. Repeat with 2 teaspoons oil and remaining beef. Remove from pan; set aside.

. Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil to pan. Add carrot, onion, and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add mushrooms; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato paste; cook 1 minute. Add beef, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, bell pepper, and remaining ingredients to pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 2 hours.

Created date

March 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 312
Fat 9.4 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Protein 29.6 g
Carbohydrate 21.3 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 865 mg
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fiber 1.7 g
Calcium 71 mg