Chocolat; Boeuf en Daube
Cuisine: Meat
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  • 1 kilo chuck beef, chopped into 2 inch/5 cm pieces
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup red wine
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 sliced brown onion
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • black pepper
  • ¾ cup of tomato paste
  1. In a bowl, mix together the oil, wine, pepper, thyme, bay leaves, garlic and chopped onion. Pour over the beef, cover with cling wrap and place in the refrigerator to marinate overnight.
  2. The next day, preheat the oven to 300F, place all the ingredients in a heavy duty casserole pot/dutch oven and cook in the oven for 5-6 hours. Serve over white rice.
Recipe adapted from the book, Literary Feasts by Barbara Scrafford
Recipe by In Literature at