Old Fashioned Beef Stew
|All purpose flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Beef stew meat||2 Pound, cut into 1 inch pieces|
|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|
|Beef bouillon cubes||2|
Coat meat with flour mixture.
Melt shortening in large skillet.
Brown meat thoroughly.
Add water; heat until water boils.
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.