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Old-Time Beef Stew Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Hogue
Added: Monday, November 2, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 pounds beef chuck, cut in 1 1/2 inch cubes
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 large onion, cut into large chunks
1 or 2 bay leaves
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon pepper
6 carrots, cleaned and quartered
4 potatoes, peeled and quartered

Directions:
Directions:
In dutch oven, thoroughly brown meat in 2 tablespoons oil, turning often. Add 2 cups hot water and next 9 ingredients. Cover; simmer for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally to keep from sticking. Remove bay leaves. Add vegetables. Cover and cook 30 to 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender. (For a thicker gravy, combine 1/4 cup water and 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour and stir until smooth. Add to hot stew while cooking.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great for cooking in crock pot on low all day! Don't forget to brown the meat first.

from Linda Hogue

 

 

 

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