I once carried this up into the White Mountains of NH on a hike of a few 4,000 foot peaks. Makes for a heavy backpack, but a darned good meal at day’s end.
2# lean stew beef cut in 1″ cubes
3 T. butter
2 large onions
2 cloves garlic, chopped
3 T. flour
2 t. paprika
2 cups boiling beef broth
1 can tomatoes
1 cup red wine
1 jar boiled onions
1/2 cup sour cream (optional)
Melt butter, add onions and garlic, cook until slightly brown.
Add meat, brown.
Add flour, paprika, and stir thoroughly.
Add broth, tomatoes, wine.
Cover and simmer 1 1/2 to two hours and at the end add boiled onions and sour cream.
Sally is Sally Redmond, our across-the-street neighbor on Harrison Street in Newton MA. My favorite recipe from her is Cincinnati Chili, which I will be posting.
Great stuff. Nice to read some well written posts. A long way between them.