By: E Ross
My new favorite beef stew, with added twists for more flavor
I used 3.5 lbs Flank Steak, 1 3/4 cups chicken broth, 1/4 cup of sherry vinegar, and 1/2 cup red wine (Malbec).
I put the liquid in the crockpot with the onions and celery, then I added the steak and covered with garlic and 2-3 TBLS Cumin, sprinkled kosher salt over lightly and a few twists of fresh ground pepper. The broth and wine mostly covered the base mixture.
Then I covered the base with red potatoes, baby bella mushrooms, cherry and yellow tomatoes, the remaining celery and red bell pepper on top. I did not mix it in. I added a dash more kosher salt and pepper. I cooked on low for 7 hours
This was the best beef stew I have made. We topped with the cilantro and pickled jalapenos...nice touch!
Pros: This base recipe is excellent