Great-Grandma's Stew Beef
3 lbstew beef, well-marbled
1 pkgdry onion soup mix
3 cwater, plus tad more for thickening
1 tspblack pepper
1/2 tspground sage
1/4 cfresh parsley (optional)
1/2 chot, cooked rice per person
1/2 cred wine
How to Make Great-Grandma's Stew Beef
- Heat one tablespoon of vegetable oil in an extra deep, 12-inch, non-stick skillet. Brown the beef and one onion.
- Add the remaining onions, water,wine, onion soup mix, black pepper and sage. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 1/2 hours or until beef cubes are so tender that they fall apart.
- Just before serving, mix the cornstarch and about 1/2 cup of water in a jar with a lid, shaking vigorously to mix. Drizzle this mixture into the beef until desired thickness is achieved.
- Serve over cooked rice and enjoy! (would also be great over noodles or mashed potatoes)