Happy Family Stew

Happy Family Stew Recipe

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  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3 lb
    boneless beef chuck, cut into 2" cubes
  • 2
    onions, coarsely chopped
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 c
    plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped, with juice
  • 1.5 can(s)
    beef stock
  • 1 c
    green chiles, mild
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 2 tsp
    cumin, ground
  • 3 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • ·
    "just a pinch" of salt
  • ·
    "just a pinch" of pepper
  • 3 c
    cooked rice

How to Make Happy Family Stew


  1. Heat enough oil to cover bottom of large, heavy pan until oil is sizzling.
  2. Dry meat well; add enough to pan to brown without crowding.
  3. Brown on high heat and turn when brown on one side.
  4. Brown the second and continue until all sides of meat are completely brown.
  5. Remove and set aside.
  6. Repeat with rest of meat.
  7. Reduce heat.
  8. Add onions and garlic to pan.
  9. Cook over low heat until soft.
  10. Return meat with its juice to pan.
  11. Add next six ingredients.
  12. Bring liquid to a boil.
  13. Reduce heat; simmer, partially covered, 2 to 3 hours or until meat is tender.
  14. With knife or spoon, break meat up into bite-size pieces.
  15. Season with salt and pepper and serve over rice.

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About Happy Family Stew

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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