Braised Beef in Red Wine Sauce

Recipe by evelynathens
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READY IN: 5hrs 10mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Season beef (lightly if using salted broth).
  • Heat oil in large Dutch oven over high heat.
  • Add beef and brown on all sides, about 15 minutes.
  • Transfer beef to platter; reduce heat to medium.
  • Add onion and bacon to pot.
  • Sauté until onion is golden, about 8 minutes.
  • Mix in tomato paste, bay leaves, cloves and rosemary.
  • Add wine.
  • Return meat and any juices.
  • Cover and simmer 30 minutes, turning meat once.
  • M ix stock and tomatoes into sauce.
  • Cover and simmer gently until meat is tender, turning occasionally, about 2 hours and 45 minutes.
  • Transfer beef to platter.
  • Cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Strain sauce through fine sieve, pressing on solids.
  • Degrease sauce.
  • Return sauce to pot.
  • Boil until reduced to 2 cups, about 1 hour.
  • Add any beef juices from platter.
  • Cut beef across grain into 1/3 inch slices (can be prepared 1 day ahead. Rewarm gently before serving).
  • Arrange meat slices on a platter lined with pan-fried polenta and spoon sauce over.
  • Serve sautéed spinach alongside.
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