Daube Provençale

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Shopping list at a glance: beef chuck, bacon, onion, carrot, celery, garlic, tomato paste, red wine

From your pantry at a glance: flour, salt, pepper, olive oil 

Daube Provençale
Prep Time: 20m Cook Time: 7-8 hours LOW / 3-4 HIGH Servings: 4-6
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Ingredients
  1. 2 1/2 lbs beef chuck, cubed
  2. 2 tbsp flour
  3. 1 tsp salt
  4. 3 tbsp light olive oil
  5. 2 slices bacon, cut into 1″cubes
  6. 1 1/2 cups / 1 medium onion, diced
  7. 1/2 cup / 1 large carrot, diced
  8. 1/2 cup / 1 celery rib, diced
  9. 2 tsp / 4 cloves garlic, minced
  10. 2 tbsp tomato paste
  11. 1 Daube Provençale Blend
  12. 2 cups / 16 fl oz red wine plus 1/2 cup / 4 fl oz water
Instructions
  1. toss the beef in flour and salt to coat
  2. heat the oil in a skillet on medium; brown the beef
  3. transfer the beef to the slow cooker with the remaining flour
  4. in the same skillet sauté bacon, onion, carrot, celery and garlic for 2 minutes; add to the slow cooker
  5. stir in tomato paste
  6. sprinkle in the Daube Provençale blend; add red wine and water
  7. stir, cover and cook on LOW: 7-8 hours or HIGH: 3-4 hours
Notes
  1. serve over wide egg boodles with a side of buttered haricots verts
  2. pair with a tall glass or orange and club soda or a California Cabernet or Bordeaux
  3. ENJOY!
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2 thoughts on “Daube Provençale

  1. I made this together with my husband and 3 kids yesterday. It was a perfect family project on a gloomy, winter day. The kids were especially eager to eat it after they had rolled up their own sleeves to make it. We personalized it a bit to work better for our kids – we added some chicken broth to cut some of the wine flavor that may have been too strong for them. We also substituted turkey bacon for the bacon. A delicious and fun afternoon/evening!

    • Thank you for sharing your adventure with us! We loved that you included your family in the preparation and hope you enjoyed your “zen-like” afternoon together! Warmly-
      Meg & Jane

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