Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson
Save Recipe Print
Sunny's Beef and Barley Stew with Crusty Pepper Bread
Total:
3 hr 5 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
3 hr 5 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Crusty Pepper Bread:

Directions

Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F.

Trace and cut a piece of parchment paper to fit the size of the top of the Dutch oven to use as a lid. Set aside.

In a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, add the butter and olive oil. Season the beef cubes with salt and pepper and, when the pan is hot enough, add the beef. Be careful to cook the beef in batches if there isn't enough space. (Overcrowding will cause steaming, not searing.) Sear the cubes on each, and side then remove to a plate with a slotted spoon. In the fat left from the searing, add the carrots, parsnip, celery, onions, thyme, paprika, a pinch of salt and a grind or 2 of pepper. Saute until tender, about 8 minutes. Raise the heat and pour in the wine. Using a wooden spoon, scrape up any bits on the bottom of the pan. Raise the heat to a simmer, and then add the beef cubes back to the pot along with the bay leaves and beef broth. Cover with the prepared parchment paper and cook in the oven for 2 hours.

At the 2 hour mark, remove the parchment, taste, and season with salt, if needed. Add the barley, and stir in 1 cup of water if the stew looks too dry. Cook, covered with the actual lid for this step, until the barley is cooked through and tender, 40 to 45 minutes. Remove from the oven and garnish with chopped parsley. Serve with Crusty Pepper Bread.

Crusty Pepper Bread:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Brush both sides of the bread slices with olive oil and season with a pinch of salt and pepper on both sides. Place on a baking sheet and bake until the edges of the bread just begin to turn golden, about 10 minutes.

More from:

Potluck Parties

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48

A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Sunny's Tuna Noodle Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Ground Beef Empanadas (Picadillo)

Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid

Chicken Stew with Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Sunny's Hot Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Braised Beef Brisket

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Jamaican Beef Patties

Recipe courtesy of Cheryl Smith

Grilled Beef Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

White Chicken Chili Stew

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.