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Beef-and-Celery Root Stew

Yield 6 to 8 servings


  • 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds celery root, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 to 4 medium carrots, cut diagonally into 1-inch slices
  • 2 medium onions, cut into 8 wedges
  • 2 (10 1/2-ounce) cans beef consomme
  • 1 cup dry red wine or water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • Hot cooked rice

How to Make It

  1. Dredge beef in flour.

  2. Brown beef in hot oil in a Dutch oven; add celery root, next 5 ingredients, and 2 tablespoons parsley. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 2 hours. Remove and discard bay leaves. Serve over hot cooked rice, and sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons parsley.