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Spicy Brown Beef Stew

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Ingredients
  Beef stew meat 2 Pound, cut into 2 inch cubes
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fat 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Celery salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Catsup 2 Tablespoon
  Whole cloves 6
  Onions 1 Pound (1 Can)
  Frozen peas and carrots 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Potatoes 1 Pound (1 Can)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Into a plastic bag, add flour and salt.
2. Add the pork into the flour and toss to coat. Set aside

MAKING
3. In a large skillet or Dutch oven, heat shortening over a medium flame.
4. Fry the pork for 5 minutes, until lightly browned all over.
5. Using a slotted spoon, remove meat on a platter and set aside
6. Into the fat in the skillet, add the remaining flour in the bag, celery salt, thyme and garlic. Sauté for 2 minutes until well blended.
7. Pour water, stirring constantly to make a smooth gravy.
8. Bring gravy to a boil, stirring constantly until thickened.
9. Stir Worcestershire sauce and catsup into the gravy
10. Tip in the browned pork into the gravy.
11. Cover the skillet and reduce flame to low.
12. Simmer pork for 2 hours.
13. Add clove studded onions, carrots and potatoes to the stew and continue to simmer for 30 minutes until the pork and vegetables are tender.

SERVING
14. Dish out into a tureen or casserole.
15. Serve the stew hot with steamed rice, over noodles or with crust bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
150 Minutes
Ready In: 
160 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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