Cheesy Winter Beef Stew

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

Get ready for the hard winter to come by cooking yourself this savory and cheesy winter beef stew. Buy yourself the best cut of beef tenderloin and braise it in a rich sauce with lots of root veggies, topped with a delicious amount of Cheddar. It may not be fine dining, but it’s comfort food at its best!

Ingredients Needed for Cheesy Winter Beef Stew

14 ounces of beef tenderloin, chunks
1 cup flour
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
1 small carrot, diced
1 small parsnip, diced
½ cup vegetable stock
½ cup red wine
salt
pepper

For the cheese topping:

½ cup flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ cup milk
½ cup cheddar, shredded

How to Cook Cheesy Winter Beef Stew

  1. Add the flour in a large bowl and add it in a large bowl. Use the flour to coat the beef chunks.
  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the beef chunks and cook it until well browned.
  4. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  5. Add the onion, carrots, and parsnip and pour the vegetable stock.
  6. Add the bay leaf and pour the red wine. Add the beef and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  7. Preheat the oven to 380 degrees F/190 degrees C.
  8. Add the beef mixture in a round baking dish (or ramekin), around 4 inches (10 cm) in diameter. Slide it into the oven for the next 45 minutes.
  9. Sift the flour through a strainer in a large bowl. Add the baking powder and pour the milk.
  10. Mix with a fork until smooth. Add the cheddar and mix.
  11. Use the topping and add it over the beef. If you want, you can top it with some more Cheddar.
  12. Slide it into the oven for the next 15 minutes, at 360 degrees F/180 degrees C.

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