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Skillet Garden Beef Stew

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Ingredients
  Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
  Beef 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1 1/2 inch chunks (For Stew)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Basil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 1
  Carrots 6 Medium
  Small red potatoes 1 Pound, each cut in half
  Chinese pea pods/One 6-ounce package frozen chinese pea pods, thawed 1⁄4 Pound
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Cherry tomatoes 1⁄2 Pint
Directions

1. In 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, in hot salad oil, cook beef chunks until browned on all sides. Add salt, basil, pepper, and 1 1/2 cups water; over high heat, heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 hour.
2. Add whole carrots and potatoes; cover and simmer 20 minutes. Add pea pods; cover and simmer 5 minutes longer or until meat and vegetables are tender. Skim fat from liquid in skillet.
3. In cup, stir flour and 2 tablespoons water until blended. Gradually stir flour mixture into simmering liquid in skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens slightly and boils. Add cherry tomatoes and heat through.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday

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