How to make it

  • Slowly saute stew meat in large, heavy & covered sauce pan, to seal in juices.
  • When almost browned add onion, salt & pepper, garlic & onion powder and continue sauteing until onions are clear & tender.
  • Add 4 cups of water, bay leaf, basil, oregano & parsley, bring to boil then simmer for 1 hour.
  • Add celery and potatoes and continue cooking until all are tender.
  • Add bag of frozen vegetables and cook until tender on simmer.
  • Taste to see if you want more herbs or seasonings.
  • Thicken with the flour & cold water mixture or your favorite thickening agent.
  • Serve with nice warm buttered bread. I had sunflower bread .
  • Leftovers can be served over thin egg noodles the next day.

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  • cabincrazyone 10 years ago
    For not having the usual ingredients, I'd say you rummaged very well. Sounds wonderful.
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  • shaunj 10 years ago
    how about some dark ale in there for colour? sounds good
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  • eeks 10 years ago
    very good...this is how i make my stew...
    Comfort food...with a nice crusty rye/caraway bread...yummy
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  • saltymike 10 years ago
    Thanks for sharing. Beef stew on mashed potatoes is one of my favorite dishes. I look forward to trying this recipe.
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  • lor 10 years ago
    This recipe looks just perfect!!! Thank you so much for sharing with all of us ;-)
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