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Beef Stew with Red Wine and Chocolate

08:35:00 8 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each
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8 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each

Come home to the awesome aroma of this savoury beef stew. Flavoured with onions, garlic, red wine, chili sauce and chocolate, this Beef Stew with Red Wine and Chocolate is sure to become a new family favourite.

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  • Place meat in slow cooker sprayed with cooking spray; top with vegetables, chocolate and bay leaves.
  • Mix next 7 ingredients until blended; pour over ingredients in slow cooker. Cover with lid.
  • Cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours (or on HIGH 4 to 5 hours).
  • Mix flour and water until blended. Add to ingredients in slow cooker; stir until blended. Cook, covered, on HIGH 20 min. or until sauce is slightly thickened.
  • Remove and discard bay leaves before serving stew.
Please use alcohol responsibly.

Beef Cuts for Stews

Almost all cuts from either the beef chuck or round sections of the animal are suitable for use in making stews.

Special Extra

Garnish with fresh thyme leaves.

Make Ahead

The delicious flavour of this slow-cooked Beef Stew with Red Wine and Chocolate is even better when prepared ahead of time. Cook stew as directed; cool, then refrigerate up to 24 hours. Reheat just before serving.


Omit the wine, and increase the beef broth to 2-1/2 cups.


  • 8 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each
Calories 410
% Daily Value
Total fat 21g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 390mg
Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 8g
Protein 25g
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 30 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 30 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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