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Platter Stew

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  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Condensed beef broth 10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fine dry crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Small, grated
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Yellow squashes 3 Medium, trimmed and sliced 1 inch thick
  Squashes 3 Medium, trimmed
  Carrots 8 Small, pared
  Evaporated milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Instant-type flour 1 Tablespoon

1) Take a medium-size bowl and mix together ground beef, 1/4 cup of the beef broth, bread crumbs, onion, salt, and pepper in it with a fork.
2) Figure the mixture into 20 small balls.
3) In a Dutch oven or a large frying pan, melt butter or margarine and brown balls in it.
4) Pour in remaining broth.
5) Surround the meat balls with squashes and carrots and then simmer, covered for 25 minutes until vegetables are tender.
6) Using a slotted spoon, take off the meat balls and keep in center of a deep serving platter, placing the vegetables around edge.

7) Take a cup and mix evaporated milk and flour in it.
8) Mix this with the hot liquid in pan and allow the gravy to thicken by stirring and boiling for 1 minute.

9) Pour the gravy over meat and vegetables and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 599 Calories from Fat 283

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g51.1%

Saturated Fat 13.2 g66.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 84.3 mg28.1%

Sodium 1090.2 mg45.4%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.2%

Dietary Fiber 13.3 g53.2%

Sugars 28.9 g

Protein 33 g66.1%

Vitamin A 279.2% Vitamin C 66.6%

Calcium 13.8% Iron 12%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Platter Stew Recipe