Easy Beef Stew
Heat oil in deep pot over medium-high heat. Add sliced onion and cook until softened, 5 minutes. Remove. Brown meat in same pot, 5 minutes. Add chile powder and salt.Advertisement
Remove meat from pot. Stir in wine and broth. Cook, stirring, over high heat, 2 minutes. Add meat and onion, reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer 45 minutes.
Add sweet potatoes, pearl onions and apricots. Heat over medium-high until bubbly; reduce to medium-low, cover and cook 30 minutes or until potatoes and meat are tender. Mix flour with 2 tablespoons water. Stir into stew mixture and cook until thickened, about 3 minutes.