I enjoyed this, but my family only though it was ok. Next time i may add some stewed tomatoes and a few more spices.
I was looking for a tummy warming comfort food type recipe,and I came across this one and decided to try it.I made this on 3/30/09 for mine and SO's dinner.Due to what was one hand, a few changes were made to the recipe. I didn't have any baby carrots,so regular carrots were cut up and used.Since I don't care for mushrooms,those were left out.Instead of using wine, the same amount of a beef broth/water mixture was used.I cooked this on low for about 6 hours, and after a couple of hours the smell was fantastic.The amount of the flour/water slurry was "right on the money "After tasting, we both decided that it could use a bit more garlic powder and maybe some oregano.But this will be made again. Thanks for posting and,"Keep Smiling :)"
This is a great meal to have ready after working all day. I used frozen turkey meatballs, omitted the red wine and used 2 large potatoes cut in chunks. The mushrooms were fresh and were sliced and added the last hour of cooking. The broth was plenty thick and there was no need to thicken. This was served with a green salad.
I made this but didn't have the red wine. I didn't like it because it tasted like a boring tomato soup with vegies and meatballs and I guess I was expecting a stew flavor. Will not make again.
Great dish! So easy to make and delicious!
Made this for tonight's dinner but with alterations...I have a large-ish crockpot, so I added ingredients in larger amounts...Then I used homemade meatballs instead of frozen, undrained stewed tomatoes instead of tomato sauce, more beef broth instead of wine, 1 lb. polybag frozen mixed veg instead of just carrots & mushrooms and lastly, Mrs Dash 's Tomato Basil & Garlic blend for seasoning...Thanks for sharing this recipe!
We had this for dinner last night. It was very good! I made mine without mushrooms, and my meatballs were frozen. But after about 9 hours on low, the stew was just right. I laid a paper towel on top to remove the small amount of grease from the meatballs, and the broth from the stew was already thick enough to suit me, so I did not use the flour and water. Very nice taste to the whole thing and my family enjoyed it. We will have it again. Thanks!
We really liked this. I did not have quite enough red wine so I added extra beef broth. Next time I will add a few more meatballs. I only had 16 ounces of meatballs and upped the potatoes and carrots. We ran out of meatballs(I even cut them in half).
This is a great recipe. I pretty much cut the recipe in half, because it is just the 2 of us. I also was going to be gone all day, so I placed the crock pot on low and cooked for about 8 hours (small crockpot). It turned out perfect!!! Thanks for the great recipe.