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Beef Stew Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c oil
2 lb lean stew meat
1 medium onion
6 medium potatoes, skin on, diced into 1" cubes
2 c petite baby carrots
2 c beef broth
2 c water
1 T garlic powder or minced garlic
1 T parsley flakes
salt & pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Heat the oil over medium high heat in a large dutch oven or heavy saucepan. Sear the stew meat in the oil on all sides. Add the onions, lower the heat to medium and cook until onions are softened. Add the beef broth, garlic, parsley, salt & pepper. Cover and lower the heat to simmer for about 30 minutes. Add potatoes, carrots, and water. Cover and simmer another 30 minutes, or until vegetables and stew meat are tender.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 1/2 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you prefer a red broth, add a small can of tomato paste.

 

 

 

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