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Beef Stew Recipe

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This recipe for Beef Stew, by , is from The Zimmerman Family Reunion Cookbook - 2006, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Helen Markley Zimmerman
Added: Saturday, October 7, 2006


1 pounds of stew meat.
1 tablespoons shortening
1 med. Onion, chopped
tsp salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 can of tomato soup
1 can beef consumme
tsp. Powdered basil
tsp. Powdered thyme
cup catsup
3 med. Carrots
2 stalks celery
4 med. potatoes

Brown beef lightly in shortening in dutch oven. Add onion, saute until transparent. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Stir soup, consumme & cup of water. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add herbs and catsup. Cut carrots into pieces. Cut celery into 1 inch diagonal pieces. Pare and quarter potatoes. Arrange vegatables over beef. Cover all ingredients simmer for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until beef and vegatables are tender, adding additional water if necessary.




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