Description Edit

Beef stew is a thrifty, tasty and tummy warming dish perfect for a cold day. Enjoy the stew with some homemade biscuits or corn bread.

  • Sources and Citations: Aunt Sammy's Radio Recipes and USDA Favorites, #215
  • Serves 6

Ingredients Edit

Things You'll Need Edit

  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Dutch oven or large saucepan

Steps Edit

  1. Brown meat on all sides in fat in a large, heavy saucepan.
  2. Add 3 cups water and bay leaf.
  3. Cover tightly.
  4. Simmer about 2 hours or until meat is tender.
  5. Add vegetables and seasonings and continue cooking, covered, about 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  6. Remove bay leaf.
  7. Stir flour into ⅓ cup water until smooth.
  8. Stir flour mixture gently into stew.
  9. Continue stirring only as needed to prevent sticking until stew thickens.
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