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Papa's Stew

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The trick here is to cook the meat sufficiently before adding the vegetables. If the meat is tough, you didn’t cook it long enough. If the meat falls apart, you cooked it too long. Good luck!


Place a large pot on the stove; turn heat to medium and fry:

When the onion looks good, add:

Brown the meat well (it will release water). Cook until most of the water is evaporated (30-40 minutes). Then add:

Cover and let wine absorb into meat for 20 minutes. Then add:

Bring to a boil and simmer uncovered until everything looks like stew (approx. 1½ hours).

Eat with bread or serve over short pasta.