Beef In Red Wine Sauce


6 lb Sirloin tip or steamship round
1 ts Dry parsley
3 c Dry red wine
1 Bay leaf
2 c Carrots, sliced
1 ts Salt
1 c Water
2 tb Vegetable oil
2 ea Clove garlic, minced
1 c Tomato sauce
2 Onions, large, sliced
1 cn Condensed beef broth
1/2 ts Pepper
3 tb Cornstarch
1/2 ts Thyme
3 tb Water


Make a marinade with the wine, water, onion, carrots, garlic, parsley, thyme, bay leaf, salt and pepper.

Put the meat in a bowl and pour the marinade over it. Cover tightly and refrigerate overnight or longer.

Remove the meat from the marinade and wipe with paper towels. Heat the oil in a heavy pan and brown the meat on all sides. Discard any fat left in pan. Put meat in baking pan and pour over it the beef broth, tomato sauce, and marinade. Cover and bake at 325 degrees for 2-3 hours or until meat is tender or as desired.

Remove meat from pan and strain juices. Mash onions and carrots. Mix cornstarch in water and stir into juices and mashed vegetables until thickened. Add additional salt if needed. Strain over the sliced meat or serve separately at table.

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