Beef, Bacon and Mushroom Stew

6
Total Time
1 hr 15 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
1 hr
Serves
6
Difficulty
Moderate
Bouillon cubes are a simple way to flavor a dish, but they are high in sodium, so use them sparingly.

Ingredients

uncooked lean trimmed sirloin beef

1 pound(s), tips, trimmed

cooked Canadian-style bacon

4 slice(s), chopped

uncooked onion(s)

12 small, baby onions, peeled

garlic clove(s)

4 medium clove(s), minced

table wine

1 cup(s), red

canned tomato paste

1 cup(s)

water

2 cup(s)

beef bouillon cube

2 serving(s), crumbled

fresh mushroom(s)

3½ cup(s), button

canned green chili peppers

1 tsp, minced

fresh tarragon

2 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Cut meat into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes.
  2. Coat a large nonstick pan with cooking spray, heat and cook onions and garlic until onions are lightly browned. Add meat and cook, stirring, until well-browned.
  3. Stir in wine, tomato paste, water and bouillon cube. Simmer, covered, for 45 minutes.
  4. Stir in mushrooms and chile. Cook for 10 minutes more. Stir in bacon and tarragon. Serve.

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