Coffee Beef Stew
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Serves: 4 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 pound beef stew meat, trimmed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup strong brewed coffee
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • water
  • 3 carrots, cut into large chunks
  • 1 large shallot, chopped
  • Mashed potatoes
Instructions
  1. Place flour in a zip topped bag; add beef chunks and coat completely with flour. In a dutch oven pot, heat oil over medium-high heat and cook beef 8 to 10 minutes, turning to brown all sides.
  2. In a separate dish mix coffee, vinegar, garlic, sugar, cinnamon, salt, pepper and mustard; mix well and then add water to bring mixture to 1½ cups total.
  3. Add coffee mixture to the dutch oven and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 1 hour.
  4. Add carrots and shallot and simmer 50 to 60 more minutes.
  5. Serve over mashed potatoes.
Recipe by Three Different Directions at https://www.threedifferentdirections.com/coffee-beef-stew.html