The cooler weather just sings soup and all things starchy and roasted. Monday nights dinner was a light beef root veggie stew with homemade beef broth. Stephen helped me with it before he headed into the office on Monday. We used Julian Child'' directions. I didn't cook the broth down since I wanted a broth rather than a glaze.
Luscious Light Beef Stew
About 1 lb stew beef - Browned in my pressure cooker then filled the bottom with beef broth and cooked for 12 minutes at high pressure. I ended up using only half that amount because my soup bone was quite meaty.
1 large rutabaga cubed
1 large leek chopped
4 garlic cloves chopped
1 large sweet potato cubed
1 pablano pepper chopped
2 ribs of celery chopped
6 cups beef broth
Add some oil or ghee to the pan ans saute the leeks, celery for a bit then add the garlic and peppers. After a bit add the the other veggies and cook a bit more. Add the beef and top it off with about 6 cup beef broth.
Heat to a simmer for 20 minutes or until the veggies are tender. When done add more broth if you want a lighter soup. I added about 3 more ladles of broth.
Serve with a salad or roasted veggies. I had roasted brussel sprouts and carrots.