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1 lb of Stew Meat (4 serving)
1 bay leaf
1 Teaspoon of Italian Seasoning
1 Teaspoon of Paprika
1 Teaspoon Fresh Crush Pepper
1 Teaspoon of Salt
2 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
1 1/2 Tablespoon of Flour
1 Small Onion Dice
1 Pint of White Button Mushroom Slice
2-3 Small to Medium Potatoes
1/2 cup of Beef Broth


Season meat with the above ingredients
Salt, pepper, italian seasoning, paprika, worcestershire sauce.
1 tablespoon and a half of flour stir into the raw stew meat
1 small onion dice
Scrub 2-3 potatoes well, dice 1/4 inch cube
1 Pint of white button mushroom slice
Add to 4-5 quart crockpot in this order
Dice potatoes,
Dice onions,
Slice mushroom,
Stew meat,
1 tablespoon of worcestershire sauce
1 bay leaf,
1/2 cup of beef broth

Set the Crockpot on high 4 hours to 6 hours or low 8 hours
depending on what time you want your dinner.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes-Cook Time 8 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
In this cold weather all we look forward to comfort food that warms our belly and satisfied our hunger. Why not start making life easier by adding all ingredients to a crockpot and let it cook. Don't we all prefer to be under a cover reading a book, watching a movie or blogging instead in the kitchen on a cold day. Let the aroma come out of your crockpot once you make this stew you will want to keep the recipe. Here are the steps to make a comfort stew you and yours will enjoy as much as my family does.
You could add any of these vegetables celery, carrots or even green olives.




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