Amish Beef Stew

Amish Beef Stew

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Janice Splaha

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@janniann

Growing up I never liked Beef Stew. As an adult, a friend asked me to make a batch of stew for him. I don't like cooked carrots so I omitted them from the dish. He loved it and so did I. I wondered why and then I realized there were no carrots in the dish. Aha......the mystery of why I didn't like stew was solved. I really love this recipe and yes, you may add carrots if you want.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8 - 10
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    beef, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    large onion, chopped
  • 4
    ribs of celery, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    beef broth
  • 4
    large potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 3/4 c
    frozen green beans
  • 3/4 c
    frozen corn
  • 1 c
    tomato juice
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to your taste
  • ·
    garlic powder, to your taste
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 3 or 4 Tbsp
    corn starch

How to Make Amish Beef Stew

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil in stock pan. Add beef and brown. Add onion, celery, salt, pepper, beef broth and tomato juice. Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
  2. Add potatoes. Simmer 35 to 45 minutes. Add green beans and corn. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes. To thicken, mix water with cornstarch, add to stew.
  3. Cooks note: I have also used V-8 juice in place of the tomato juice.

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About Amish Beef Stew

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American



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