Flour -- as needed
6 pounds Lean Beef -- 2" chunks
1/2 cup Bacon Grease (or Olive Oil)
1 quart Burgundy
1 quart Beef stock
2 Tablespoons Tomato Paste
4 Cloves Garlic -- minced
1 teaspoon Thyme
2 whole Bay Leaves
2 pounds Mushrooms -- button
2 Tablespoons Butter
Salt and Pepper -- to taste
2 1/2 cups Pearl Onions
1 fluid ounce Butter
Water -- as needed
Roux -- as needed
[1) Dredge beef lightly in flour, brown lightly, Drain Fat...
[2) Add ingredients in Step Two to Beef and bring to a simmer,
Cover and place in preheated oven and cook @ 325 degrees for 2-3 hours
[3) Saute Mushroom...Toss with some Salt and Hold Aside
[4) Use EITHER Pearl Onions OR White Onions Saute Onions lightly...
Cover HALFway with Water, Cover and Simmer for 30 minutes.
[5) Combine Liquids from Beef & Onions, Simmer reduce a little, and thicken with Roux
[6) Add Mushrooms, Onions and Beef to liquid, and Simmer another 5 minutes.
Serving Ideas : Serve with Rice or Boiled New Potatoes.
Per serving: 692 Calories (kcal); 45g Total Fat; (64% calories from fat); 47g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 158mg Cholesterol; 1018mg Sodium