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Shaker Herb Beef Stew

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Ingredients
  Beef stew meat 1 Pound, cut in 1-inch cubes
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, sliced
  Apple juice/Cider 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Rutabaga 1 Medium, peeled and diced
  Carrots 3 Large, peeled and diced
  Snipped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried marjoram leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Hot mashed potatoes 5
Directions

Coat beef cubes with mixture of 1 tablespoon flour, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper.
In 3-quart saucepan brown beef cubes in hot oil; add onion, apple juice, and 1 cup water.
Cover; simmer over low heat till meat is tender, 1 1/2 hours.
Add rutabaga, carrots, 1 cup water, parsley, the 3/4 tea spoon salt, marjoram, and thyme.
Simmer, covered, till vegetables are tender, 30 minutes.
Blend 1/4 cup water and the 2 tablespoons flour; add to stew mixture.
Cook and stir till mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Pour stew into serving dish.
Spoon potatoes around edge.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Beef

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