Old Fashion Beef Stew

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By
@starryrose

An ALL-American Favorite and my favorite stew recipe to serve on a cold winter's night!! Well worth the work! Serve with warm biscuits.


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Ingredients

1 lb
lean stewing beef, trimmed and cut into bite-size pieces
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
2 tsp
vegetable oil
2 large
yellow onions, thinly sliced (about 3 cups)
2 c
mushrooms, sliced
2
garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp
tomato paste, italian
2 c
beef broth
4 c
carrots, sliced (i use baby carrots & slice in 1/2)
2 c
small red potatoes, thinly sliced
1 c
fresh sliced green beans (slice into 1-inch pieces)
1 Tbsp
corn starch
1 Tbsp
water
salt & pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Coat beef with flour, shaking off excess.
2
In large nonstick pot, heat oil over medium-high heat; add beef and saute until browned, about 6 minutes.
3
Remove and place on plate.
4
Add onions and mushrooms to drippings; saute for 6 minutes.
5
Add garlic; saute for 1 minute;.
6
Pour off fat and then return beef to pot.
7
Stir in tomatoe paste and broth.
8
Add enough water to cover meat; bring to boil.
9
Reduce heat to low; simmer until beef is tender, about 1 1/2 hours.
10
Skim off foam.
11
Add carrots, potatoes, and beans; Cover partially; simmer for 15 minutes.
12
In small bowl, mix cornstarch and cold water; stir into stew.
13
Increase heat and boil uncovered for 1 minute.
14
Season with salt & pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Soups