Lazy Oven recipes

The Best Slow Cooked Provençal Beef Daube

A great tasting French beef stew that is so easy to make.

Making dinner could sometimes be a stressful thing. This is especially true for working moms or dads who also do the cooking at home when they get back from a long day of work.

With this awesome slow cooker recipe, you wouldn’t have to stress yourself that much anymore. Dinner will be just a breeze if this is what you consider serving to your loved ones.

This is definitely beef stew at its finest. The slow cooking gives the dish a whole lot of rich flavors with the elegance of a restaurant dish you never thought you could have at your very own home. You can serve over egg noodles or polenta, or even with a crusty whole-grain baguette.

Check out the recipe below.

Slow Cooker Provençal Beef Daube

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2 pounds boneless chuck roast, trimmed and cut into chunks

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

6 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 cup boiling water

1/2 ounce dried porcini mushrooms

3/4 teaspoon salt, divided

Cooking spray

1/2 cup red wine

1/4 cup fat-free, lower-sodium beef broth

1/3 cup pitted niçoise olives

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced

1 large onion, peeled and chopped

1 celery stalk, thinly sliced

1 (15-ounce) can whole tomatoes, drained and crushed

1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns

3 flat-leaf parsley sprigs

3 thyme sprigs

1 bay leaf

1 (1-inch) strip orange rind

1 tablespoon water

1 teaspoon cornstarch

1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves

1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme



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