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Stay-a-Bed Stew Recipe

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This recipe for Stay-a-Bed Stew, by , is from The Heinrichs Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Brian and Jaclyn Heinrichs
Added: Sunday, July 19, 2009


2 lbs stewing meat
1 cup tomatoes (or 1 can V8 juice)
1 diced onion
6 carrots
7 potatoes
1/2 cup diced celery
1 cup water
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 tsp sugar
3 tsp Minute Tapioca
1 1/2 tsp salt

Put meat in casserole. Cover with rest of ingredients. Bake for 3 1/2 hours at 325. Can also use slow cooker if desired.




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