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Old Fashioned Beef Stew

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  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Beef stew meat 2 Pound, cut into 1 inch pieces
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Potatoes 3 Medium, pared and cut into 1 inch cubes
  Turnip 1 Medium, cut into 1 inch cubes
  Carrots 4 , cut into 1 inch slices
  Green pepper 1 , cut into strips
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Onion 1 Medium, diced
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Beef bouillon cubes 2
  Bay leaf 1

Coat meat with flour mixture.
Melt shortening in large skillet.
Brown meat thoroughly.
Add water; heat until water boils.
Reduce heat.
Cover tightly; simmer 2 hours.
Stir in' vegetables and seasonings.
Cover and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.
If desired, thicken stew.
Shake 1 cup water and 2 to 4 tablespoons flour in covered jar; stir slowly into stew.
Heat, stirring constantly, until stew boils.
Boil and stir 1 minute. (Can be served immediately.)
Cover and refrigerate.
15 minutes before serving, heat Old fashioned Beef Stew over medium high heat.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 236 Calories from Fat 116

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.8%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 45.1 mg15%

Sodium 661.7 mg27.6%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 17 g33.8%

Vitamin A 53.9% Vitamin C 29.4%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 7.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Old Fashioned Beef Stew Recipe