Savory Beef Stew

Mary Stroud

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@Mary_Stroud

I make this recipe quite ofter especially on cooler days. It is a favorite of my family and will warm your soul and wake up your taste buds with flavor.


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Serves:

6 to 8

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

7 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
beef chuck roast
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 can 28 oz
stewed tomatoes, undrained
6 medium
carrots cut into 1 inch pieces
3 medium
potatoes cut into 1 inch pieces
3 stalk(s)
celery chopped about 1 cup
1 medium
onion sliced
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 c
apple juice
2 Tbsp
dried parsley flakes
1 Tbsp
basil leaves
2 tsp
salt
2 clove
garlic minced
1/2 t tsp
black pepper or to taste
2
bay leaves
1/2 c
warm water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oil in large skillet over med-low heat. Brown meat on all sides. Drain excess fat.
2
Place meat and remaining ingredients except flour and water into slow cooker. Mix well.
3
Cover and cook on High for 6-7 hours.
4
Before serving, thicken broth to a gravy if desired by combining flour and warm water in small bowl. Stir well until all lumps are dissolved. Add this to the liquid in slow cooker and mix well.
5
Cook 10-20 minutes more or until sauce thickens. Remove and discard bay leaves before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy