Rustic Red Wine and Herb Beef Stew

700g onion, finely chopped
100g bacon, cut into small strips
Oil for frying
1kg beef cubes
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
1 teaspoon rosemary
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon sweet paprika
2/3 tablespoon hot paprika
2 tablespoons tomato paste
300ml red wine
300ml water
3 bay leaves
Peel and finely chop the onion. Cut the bacon into small strips.
Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the bacon and fry until it begins to brown. Remove the bacon and set aside.
In the same pot, add the beef cubes and fry for a few minutes until browned. Remove the beef and set aside.
Add the chopped onion to the pot and sauté until soft.
Return the beef and bacon to the pot. Add salt, pepper, rosemary, thyme, cumin, sweet paprika, hot paprika, and tomato paste. Stir to combine.
Pour in the red wine and water, and mix well. Add the bay leaves.
Cover the pot with a lid and simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the beef is tender.
Remove the pot from heat and serve hot.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes
Kcal: 450 kcal | Servings: 6 servings

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