This is another family favorite recipe!
Recipe: Beef Burgundy
from the South Beach Diet Cookbook
Makes 4 servings
Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
· 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
· 1/4 teaspoon salt
· 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
· 1 1/2 lbs round steak, cubed
· 2 tablespoons olive oil
· 1/2 pound pearl onions
· 1 pound mushrooms, quartered
· 3 clove garlic, minced
· 3 cups burgundy wine
· 4 cups beef broth
· 1/4 cup tomato paste
· 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
· 2 bay leaves
In a zip-top plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add the beef and toss to coat well.
Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large sauce pan over medium-high heat, Working in batches, add the beef and cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until browned. Remove to a plate and repeat with remaining beef.
Add the rest of the olive oil to the pan. Add the onions, mushrooms, and garlic and cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes.
Add the wine, broth, tomato past, cocoa powder, bay leaves, and beef. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 2 hours. Remove and discard the bay leaves. Serve with whole wheat pasta, if desired.