Beef Tips and Caramelized Onion Casserole

Total Time
2hrs 40mins
Prep
40 mins
Cook
2 hrs

Beef tips and caramelized onions are baked and topped with cheese toast. This recipe is a cross between French Onion Soup and beef stew, only better. Recipe is from Paula Deen's magazine.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In large Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Sprinkle roast with salt and pepper.
  3. Brown roast, in batches, for 3-4 minutes per side; remove from pan and set aside.
  4. In the same Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat.
  5. Add onions, and cook, stirring frequently, for 15-20 minutes, or until onions are tender.
  6. Increase heat to medium-high, and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently, or until onions are caramel colored.
  7. Stir in garlic and flour, and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.
  8. Add roast, consomme, broth, Worcestershire, bay leaves and thyme.
  9. Simmer, stirring occasionally, uncovered, for 1 hour.
  10. Stir in cream, and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  11. Discard bay leaves.
  12. Preheat broiler.
  13. Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking dish.
  14. Spoon roast mixture into prepared baking dish.
  15. Place toasted French bread slices evenly over roast.
  16. Sprinkle with cheese.
  17. Broil, 5 inches from heat, for 3-4 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  18. Garnish with fresh thyme, if desired.
  19. Serve immediately.
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5 5

5 5

This was really good!!! My husband told me 2 or 3 times that he liked it. The worcestershire sauce adds a delicious richness in this dish. Be sure to keep a watchful eye on this when it is under the broiler, it could get a little darker then you want. I can't wait to make this again for guest someday. I know they will flip over the flavor. Made for *Gimme 5 Recipe Tag 2009* game

4 5

This is a nice change of pace from the typical beef-stew-style meals. It seems to be the perfect blend of ingredients. I was disappointed, though, that the onions really didn't carmelize as I had hoped, so it did not have quite the appearance of French Onion Soup. It was still quite tasty, though! Made for Please Review My Recipe Tag Game.