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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Old Fashion Beef Stew

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.

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About Old Fashion Beef Stew

Course/Dish: Beef Soups



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