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Beef Stew (or soup) Recipe

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This recipe for Beef Stew (or soup), by , is from Family Favorite Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lyla Swahn
Added: Sunday, October 19, 2008


Lean chunks of beef for stew
4 cups boiling water
1 can beef broth (or 2 beef bullion cubes dissolved in 1 cup boiling water)
1 tbsp salt
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp worcestershire sauce
1 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp paprika
2 bay leaves
dash of allspice or cloves
little bit of onion
clove of garlic
peas, corn, or whatever you want

thickening if making like stew - 1/2 cup cold water and 1/4 cup flour (or cornstarch)

Cut beef into small cubes and brown in skillet slowly - about 20 minutes. Add 2 cups of boiling water to skillet to draw juice. Into slow cooker put 2 cups boiling water, 1 can beef broth. Add meat with all of the water. Then add the salt, lemon juice, worcestershire. sauce, sugar, pepper, paprika, bay leaves, clove, onion, garlic. Cover and simmer for a few hours (don't boil). Steam carrots and potatoes and add to soup. Add any other vegetables you want.

If you want it thick like stew, make the thickening and blend into the soup until it makes it like gravy.




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