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Old Fashioned Beef Stew Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashioned Beef Stew, by , is from The Rio-Sandone Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Rio-Russomano
Added: Tuesday, October 25, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb beef chuck trimmed and cut into 1 inch cubes
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
2 tsp vegetable oil
2 lge yellow onions, thinly sliced (about 3 cups)
2 cups sliced mushrooms
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp beef broth
2 tsp tomato paste
4 cups sliced carrots
2 medium russet potatoes, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
1 cup 1-inch green bean pieces
1 tbsp cornstarch
1 tbsp cold water
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions:
Directions:
1. Coat beef with flour, shaking off excess. In a large nonstick pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add beef; saute until browned about 6 minutes. Place on a plate.

2. Add onions and mushrooms to pot; saute for 6 minutes. Add garlic; saute, stirring for 1 minute. Pour off fat. Return beef to pot; stir in tomato paste, then broth. Add enough water to just cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer until beef is tender, about 1 1/4 hours. Skim off any foam.

3. Add carrots, potatoes and green beans. Cover partially; simmer for 15 minutes.

4. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and cold water; stir into stew. Increasse heat and boil uncovered for one minute. Sprinkled with parsley and servie.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes

 

 

 

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