½ teaspoon Gathering Place sea salt
¼ teaspoon Gathering Place black pepper, freshly ground
- 1 lb stewing beef or chicken cubes, optional
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 whole onions, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon Gathering Place thyme
½ teaspoon Gathering Place oregano
1 tablespoon Gathering Place parsley
2 whole Gathering Place bay leaves
- 5 large carrots, chopped
- 3 stalks celery, chopped
- 2 cups vegetable or beef stock
- 1 large can tomato, diced
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes
- 4 large potatoes, cubed
- 1 cup peas frozen or fresh, optional
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
In Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown meat all over, adding more oil if necessary.
Reduce heat to medium-low. Add onions, garlic, thyme, parsley, oregano, bay leaf, salt & pepper and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
Add carrots, potatoes, celery, tomatoes along with stock and & bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer over medium-low heat or in 325 °F oven, stirring once or twice, for 1-1/2 hours.
Add peas, cherry tomatoes and vinegar; cook for 2 minutes. Discard bay leaves.