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Beef Stew - a Yankee Doodle Stew with Vegetables

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Beef Stew - a Yankee Doodle Stew with Vegetables




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Prep: 35 minutes, Cook: 1 hour 50 minutes Makes 6 to 8 main-dish servings. Nutritional facts per serving calories: 558, total fat: 34g, saturated fat: 11g, cholesterol: 103mg, sodium: 278mg, carbohydrate: 31g, fiber: 4g, protein: 32g


  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 pounds beef stew meat, cubed.
  • 3 Tbls. cooking oil (optional-I didn’t use any oil)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 small to medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, paprika
  • Dash ground allspice
  • 5-6 small potatoes, cubed (4 c.)
  • 12 oz mini carrots or carrot slices
  • 1 can mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbls. cold water
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry (optional)
  • Snipped parsley (optional)


<ol> <li><p>Place the 1/4 cup flour in a plastic bag. Add the meat pieces, a few at a time, shaking to coat. In a 4-quart Dutch Oven brown meat, one-third at a time, in hot oil. Drain well. Return all the meat to the Dutch oven. Add the 4 cups water, the chopped onion, garlic, and bay leaves to meat. Stir in the sugar, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, paprika, and allspice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 1-1/2 hours or until meat is nearly tender.</p></li> <li><p>Add the potatoes, carrots, and mushrooms. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 to 30 minutes more or until vegetables are tender. Discard bay leaves. Remove meat and vegetables to a serving dish. Cover and keep warm.</p></li> <li><p>For gravy, in a small mixing bowl stir the 1 tablespoon flour into the 2 tablespoons cold water until smooth. Stir into the mixture in Dutch oven. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. If desired, stir in sherry. Pour gravy over meat and vegetables. If desired, sprinkle with snipped parsley.</p></li> </ol>






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