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Beef Stew Jeanne's Way
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Slow Cooker Crock Pot
red potatoes, sliced in half
yellow onion, sliced
handfuls fresh green beans, trimmed & split in half
1 - 1 lb.
whole tomatoes, puréed, i used hand blender
diced tomatoes w/basil, garlic & oregano
summer savory, optional
seasonings of your choice
canola oil, add more if needed
How to Make Beef Stew Jeanne's Way
1In a skillet warm Canola Oil over medium to medium high heat.
2Season stew meat with Sea Salt and pepper.
3Place meat in skillet in stages (don't overload skillet) and brown. Turn over and sauté until browned.
4Place browned meat in a 5 quart or larger slow cooker.
5Add flour to oil to make a roux and stir scrapping bottom of pan with spoon to loosen dredgings.
6Cook roux until it is golden brown in color.
7Add enough water to roux to make a gravy like consistency. Bring to boil and cook until thicker.
8To gravy, add puréed tomatoes and diced tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper, Summer Savory (optional) and any seasonings of your choice.
9Add all veggies to meat.
10Add gravy sauce to meat and veggie mixture.
11Stir all ingredients until well blended.
12Cover slow cooker with lid and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours
13Enjoy a delicious pot of Beef Stew!
If you get a late start on your stew then cook on high for two hours and turn down to low for the remainder of cooking time.
Picture is from night 2 leftovers when I added frozen peas!
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Posted: Sun, Jan 12, 2014