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BEEF AND VEGETABLE STEW

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Beef and vegetable stew is the most savored dish of European cuisine. It is a wonderful side dish which is ideal for a party meal.
Ingredients
  Beef 3 Pound (For Stew)
  Salad oil 6 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Green pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Condensed beef broth 10 1⁄2 Ounce (Undiluted)
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Potatoes 2 Pound, halved (Pared)
  Carrots 3⁄4 Pound (Medium Sized)
  White onions 6 Small (Peeled)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Tomato 1 , cut in wedges
Directions

MAKING
1. Cut beef into 1-inch pieces.
2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over a medium flame.
3. Brown one-third meat at a time, just enough to cover the bottom of pan and brown it on all sides.
4. Remove from flame after it is browned.
5. Add chopped onion, green pepper, and celery to Dutch oven and sauté it for about 8 minutes or until it is tender.
6. Return beef to pan.
7. Add 1/2 cup of water, beef broth, tomato sauce, parsley, garlic, salt, pepper, thyme, and bay leaf. Bring it to a boil.
8. Reduce flame. Cover and let it simmer for 1 ¼ hours. Stir it off and on.
9. Add potatoes, carrots and onions.
10. Cover and simmer for a further 1 hour, or until meat and vegetables are tender.
11. Remove from flame. Skim off fat.
12. Mix flour with 2 tablespoons of water.
13. Stir into beef mixture.
14. Arrange tomato wedges, skin side up on top. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

SERVING
15. Serve beef and vegetable stew with cooked noodles.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
125 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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