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Beefless Stew

Fall and Winter are by far my favorite seasons. Its an amazing time of year, filled with wonderful holidays and it brings the perfect weather for some fabulous outfits but the bite of that cold weather can be challenging at times. Alas, I have the resolution, Beefless Stew!

I needed a recipe for beef stew because my best friend is pregnant and she wanted beef stew "NOW"...baby gets what baby wants.

What you'll need:

1 package of Gardein Homestyle Beefless Tips
3 tbsp vegetable oil
10 oz pearl onions, if frozen thaw
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 celery stalks, thinly sliced
12 baby carrots
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp dried rosemary
3 tbsp Flour
3 cups stock, vegetable
1 cup dry red wine ( I used a Cabernet Sauvignon)
8 red potatoes, quartered


What to do:

Heat oil in a large saucepan on medium high heat, add beefless tips and brown on all sides. Remove from saucepan and set aside.


Add pearl onions, garlic and celery to saucepan and cook for 3 minutes. Add carrots, thyme, and rosemary and continue to cook for 3 minutes.

Sprinkle in flour, then slowly add broth and wine while stirring.

Add potatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

Add beefless tips back in and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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