Monday, March 15, 2010
In the Kitchen - Easy Beef and Noodles
This is a tasty dish, good for when you have a tougher piece of meat. It only takes a few minutes to throw it in a pot to cook unattended for an hour or so.
1 package extra wide noodles
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
1 tsp thyme, crushed
1 clove garlic, minced
1 lb. boneless beef chuck roast
4 C good beef broth
1 bay leaf
1 tsp. vegetable oil
Trim fat from meat and cut into 3/4" cubes.
In 5 qt. dutch oven, brown half of meat in hot oil. Remove. Brown remaining meat with onion and garlic. Add more oil if necessary. Drain fat. Return meat to pan.
Stir in broth, bay leaf, thyme and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered 1 hour or until meat is tender.
Stir in noodles. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook, covered about 10 minutes or until noodles are tender. Remove bay leaf.