Nothing beats a big bowl of Wintertime Stew when the chill begins to settle in the air… except a warm fire to enjoy it with! Big chunks of savory, succulent, steak-seasoned beef help bulk up each spoonful, with plenty of creamy, protein-packed beans to add even more filling fun! Herbaceous, flavorful, and oh-so warming, Wintertime Stew casts the cold right out the door!

Ingredients

  • 1 (2-pound) beef sirloin steak or chuck roast, boneless, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons Montreal Steak® seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 2 medium parsnips, peeled, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup dry red wine or reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons red currant jelly
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 fresh oregano sprigs
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • fresh parsley, optional, to taste, minced, for garnish

Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –In a bowl, add the beef, the flour, and the steak seasoning and toss to combine.

Step 3 –In an ovenproof Dutch oven over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil.

Step 4 –Add the beef to the hot oil in batches and cook until browned, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Step 5 –Transfer the browned beef to a plate using a slotted spoon and repeat until all of the beef is browned.

Step 6 –In the same Dutch oven, add and heat the remaining olive oil.

Step 7 –Add the onion, the celery, the parsnips, and the carrots to the hot oil and cook, while stirring, until the onion is tender, about 5 minutes.

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Step 8 –Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Step 9 –Add the tomatoes, the wine, the red currant jelly, the bay leaves, the oregano, and the browned beef and stir to combine.

Step 10 –Bring the mixture to a boil.

Step 11 –Cover the Dutch oven and bake for 1 hour 30 minutes.

Step 12 –Add the beans and stir to combine.

Step 13 –Cover the Dutch oven and bake until the beef and the vegetables are tender, about 30-40 minutes.

Step 14 –Remove and discard the bay leaves and the oregano sprigs.

Step 15 –Serve garnished with the parsley.