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Old-Fashioned Beef Stew

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This old fashioned beef stew is a savory beef stew made with resh vegetables and spices to taste. cooked in water, the old fashioned beef stew is herbed with bay leaves and has cooked lean hamburgers in it. served over rice or with dinner rolls or biscuits, they are filling and hearty.
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1 Dash
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Carrots 2 Cup (32 tbs), quartered
  Potatoes 4 Medium, quartered
  Onions 3 Medium, quartered
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Lean hamburger 8 Ounce, browned
  Spice 1 Teaspoon (Gifford's Basic)
  Ground celery seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomato puree 2 Teaspoon
  Kitchen bouquet 1 Teaspoon
  Frozen peas 1 Cup (16 tbs), thawed

1. Combine Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, garlic, paprika, cloves, 1 1/2 cups water, and black pepper in a soup pot.
2. Add vegetables. Cook, covered, for 30 to 40 minutes.
3. Drain, reserving liquid. Set aside vegetables and remove bay leaves.
4. Add water to reserved liquid to equal 1 1/4 cups. Return to soup pot.
5. Whisk cornstarch into 1/4 cup cool water until smooth. Pour slowly into soup pot. Heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
6. Add meat and vegetables to soup pot. Heat thoroughly

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1403 Calories from Fat 178

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.9%

Saturated Fat 0.94 g4.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 611.9 mg25.5%

Total Carbohydrates 245 g81.5%

Dietary Fiber 42.6 g170.3%

Sugars 51.7 g

Protein 78 g156.2%

Vitamin A 942.8% Vitamin C 384%

Calcium 46.2% Iron 74.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Old-Fashioned Beef Stew Recipe