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Basic Beef Stew

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Ingredients
  Boneless beef stew meat 2 1⁄4 Pound
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Beef broth 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Frozen pearl onions 10 Ounce, thawed (1 Box)
  Baby carrots 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Parsnips 2 Medium, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1. Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper, then dust with flour. In a 4-quart saucepot over medium heat, heat oil. Add half of beef and cook until browned all over, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer beef to a plate. Repeat with remaining beef, then return first batch of beef to saucepot. Pour in broth and 1 cup water and bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 1 hour.
2. In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add onions and cook, shaking pan occasionally, until golden, 4 to 5 minutes.
3. Add onions, carrots, and parsnips to saucepot and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes. Season to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 397 Calories from Fat 147

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.3%

Saturated Fat 5.1 g25.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 117.9 mg39.3%

Sodium 536.7 mg22.4%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.7%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 40 g80.9%

Vitamin A 130% Vitamin C 13.4%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 6.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basic Beef Stew Recipe