– Mix together the flour, paprika, salt and pepper. Dip the chunks of beef into the mixture to lightly coat each.– Heat olive oil. Sear the beef to brown each side, then transfer the browned beef to a plate.
– When all of the meat is seared and resting on the plate, add olive oil. Add the onion, peppers, and celery. Stir and cook to soften.– Add the garlic and tomato paste and cook, stirring.– Add the red wine, beef stock, and Worcestershire sauce.
– Add the meat and any accumulated juices to the pot, along with the Italian seasonings and bay leaves.– Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer.– Remove the lid and add the potatoes and carrots. Simmer, uncovered until the vegetables are cooked through and the meat is fork tender.