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Old Fashioned Beef Stew

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Ingredients
  Stew beef 1 Pound
  Carrots 4 Medium, sliced in 1/2-inch pieces
  Potatoes 4 Medium, cut in eights
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Dry red wine/3/4 cup beef broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Monosodium glutamate 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1 Dash
  Canned whole onions 16 Ounce, boiled, drained (1 Jar)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a casserole, cook the beef in the microwave for 5 1/2 minutes, or until the beef changes colour.
2) Stir in rest of the ingredients, except the onions, cornstarch and water, then cover and cook in the microwave for 30 minutes.
3) Stir in the onions and cook for 6 minutes or until the vegetables and beef are tender.
4) Mix the cornstarch in water, then stir into the stew and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until thickened.
5) Remove and discard the bay leaf and stir before serving.

SERVING
6) Serve immediately in individual serving bowls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
39 Minutes
Ready In: 
49 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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