Slow-Cooked Beef and Wine Ragu

Serving Size: 6
Prep Time:
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  • 3 Tbsp oil, divided
  • 0.25 tsp pepper
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 4 Ounce Philadelphia Cream Cheese, cubed
  • 0.5 cup dry red wine
  • 2 cup beef stock
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 Ounce tomato paste
  • 2 Pound boneless beef chuck eye roast, cut into 1-1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 Pound pearl onions, peeled, halved
  • 6 cup hot cooked rotini pasta


  1. HEAT 1 Tbsp. oil in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium-high heat. Add onions; cook and stir 5 to 6 min. or until golden brown. Remove from pan.
  2. HEAT remaining oil in pan. Add meat, in batches; cook 8 to 10 min. or until evenly browned, stirring frequently. Remove from pan. Add tomato paste and garlic; cook 1 min. Return meat to pan. Add stock and wine; stir. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 1-1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Add onions; cook 20 min., stirring occasionally.
  3. REMOVE small amount of liquid from pan. Add to cream cheese in small bowl; mix well. Return to pan; cook 10 min., stirring occasionally. Serve with pasta.


Kraft Kitchens tips:

Cook 1/2 lb. quartered fresh mushrooms with the onions.

Serve with roasted fresh vegetables or a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Light Dressing.