Scandinavian Beef Stew Recipe

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Scandinavian Beef Stew

Bonnie Beck

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@sailboat

This is my son, Jon, favorite stew. I know he is waiting for the cool weather and rains to come as that is when I make it.

I usually use a pressure cooker when I make this, but I will post the recipe for just using the stove.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

4 Hr

Ingredients

3 lb
lean organic beef, trimmed of silver
6 Tbsp
organic raw butter
1 lb
fresh mushroom...button, or mixed, sliced
2 medium
onions, sliced thinly
1 tsp
fine sea salt
1/2 tsp
freshly ground pepper, i love using a mixture of pepper
a pinch of allspice
1
oregon myrtle leaf, or you can use bayleaf
2 c
of beef bouillon or you can use 2 beef bouillion cubes and 2 cubes of water
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/2 c
water
1/4 c
sour cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Saute mushrooms in a little butter, remove from pan and set aside.
2
Brown the meat in remaining butter. Add salt and pepper. Remove meat.
3
Add the onions and cook until transparent. Add the meat back in.
4
Add the allspice, myrtle leaf, and bouillion.
5
Cook covered until meat is tender, on a medium low fire. Add more liquid if needed.
6
Mix the flour and water together ( do this even before I start the stew, I add the flour and water together in a jar and shake it, then shake again before I add it to the stew. That way I don't have any lumps.) Add slowly to stew and stir constantly until thick.
7
Lightly stir in the mushrooms.
8
Take off stove and stir in the sour cream slowly.
9
Return to low heat until hot...DO NOT LET IT BOIL or the sour cream will cruddle.
10
Serve over a baked potatoes or noodles or boiled potatoes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Hashtag: #stew