Rachael Ray's Sunday Beef for Weeknight

Total Time
55mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 10 mins

This seems like a LOT of ingredients, but the flavor is out of this world! I've never yet made this meal in 30 minutes (darned potatoes!), but it is SOOO worth it. Serve with a nice crusty bread and you'll be set!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat a deep, heavy bottomed skillet over high heat, then add 1 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil.
  2. Season meat with salt and pepper, then caramelize the meat 2 minutes on each side.
  3. Cut leek lengthwise, then cut into 1/2 inch slices across.
  4. Wash under running water in colander, separating all the layers, drain well.
  5. Remove steaks from pan and reduce heat to medium high.
  6. Add butter to the pan and the leeks, garlic, carrot, celery and potatoes.
  7. Season veggies with salt and pepper.
  8. Add thyme and bay leaves.
  9. Saute veggies 10 minutes.
  10. Add flour, cook 1 minute.
  11. Whisk in red wine and reduce 1 minute.
  12. Whisk in broth and bring to a bubble.
  13. Stir in jelly.
  14. Slide meat into pan.
  15. Simmer over medium heat 1 to 10 minutes.
  16. (After cooking the steaks, and letting them rest a few minutes, I cube the meat.
  17. We serve this stew-style in big shallow bowls.
  18. It's easier for us to have the meat cubed into bite sized portions.).

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