My Son’s Favorite Beef Stew

DIANE KOCHILAS
22Ingredients
85Minutes
2140Calories

Ingredients

US|METRIC
  • 5 pounds beef (/ 1.8 – 2 kilos boneless, cut into stew size pieces)
  • semolina flour (Fine, for dredging meat)
  • 1 cup olive oil (extra virgin Greek)
  • 2 red onions (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 fennel bulb (trimmed and chopped)
  • 2 large carrots (peeled and quartered lengthwise)
  • 6 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 2 cups dry red wine (such as Xinomavro or Aghiorgitiko)
  • 1 can plum tomatoes (with juices)
  • 12 pitted prunes (4 of them very finely chopped)
  • 1 Orange (small, unpeeled and cut into 8 to 10 sections)
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1 cinnamon stick (large)
  • 10 allspice berries
  • 4 dried sage leaves
  • 10 sprigs fresh thyme
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (plus extra for seasoning)
  • 3 tablespoons molasses (grape, petimezi or pekmez, plus extra for seasoning)
  • 3 tablespoons honey (Greek, plus extra for seasoning)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste (good quality)
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    NutritionView More

    2140Calories
    Sodium30% DV720mg
    Fat215% DV140g
    Protein224% DV114g
    Carbs29% DV87g
    Fiber56% DV14g
    Calories2140Calories from Fat1260
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat140g215%
    Saturated Fat42g210%
    Trans Fat6g
    Cholesterol385mg128%
    Sodium720mg30%
    Potassium3570mg102%
    Protein114g224%
    Calories from Fat1260
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate87g29%
    Dietary Fiber14g56%
    Sugars48g96%
    Vitamin A180%
    Vitamin C140%
    Calcium35%
    Iron100%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.