Fork-tender and richly flavored.
Gooseberry Patch DECEMBER 2010
Brown beef in oil in a large stew pot. Add all vegetables, except tomatoes, and saute over medium-low heat for 5 minutes.
Sprinkle flour over meat and vegetables and stir to coat. Add broth, wine or broth, seasonings and tomatoes. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours, or until meat is very tender, stirring occasionally.
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