Braised Beef with Root Vegetables
Ingredients (for 2 people):
8 oz lean beef (chuck for braising) • 3 onions • 1/4 celery root • 1 garlic clove • 1 carrot • 1 leek stalk • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth • 2 Tbsp tomato paste • 5 oz red wine • 2 tsp canola oil • caraway seeds • cinnamon • marjoram • parsley • salt and pepper • 2 slices whole wheat bread
1 portion contains 500 cal
Cut up onions, celery root, carrot and leek in small pieces. Chop up garlic and dice beef. Heat the oil in a big pot and saute beef. Add onions and saute them as well. Season with salt and pepper. Add tomato paste and half of the wine and let simmer for about one hour. Add celery root and carrots and let simmer for an additional 30 minutes. When meat is tender add leek, herbs, and spices. Let simmer for another 10 minutes. Season with cinnamon. Serve with whole wheat bread.