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    Basic (No Tomato) Beef Stew

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    2 hrs 50 mins

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    2 hrs 30 mins

    Dee514's Note:

    This is a "basic" beef stew recipe. Please feel free to add your favorite herbs, spices and vegetables to make this recipe "your own". Serve with crusty bread and a tossed green salad for a complete meal.

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    1. 1
      Place flour in a plastic bag, add a few pieces of beef at a time shaking well to coat.
    2. 2
      Heat oil in a Dutch oven or large sauce pan.
    3. 3
      Add meat and onions, brown meat well.
    4. 4
      Add beef broth (and wine if using), garlic, basil and thyme.
    5. 5
      Bring all to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 1/4- 1 1/2 hours (or until meat is tender).
    6. 6
      Add potatoes, carrots and celery, cover pot, and simmer for about 20-30 minutes (or until potatoes are almost done).
    7. 7
      Add green beans (or peas) and simmer 10-15 minutes more.
    8. 8
      Add salt and pepper to taste.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 10, 2003


      This stew has a wonderful flavor.We used peas instead of green beans and a Merlot for the wine. It was quite easy to prepare, and we will definitely make it again.

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    • on January 20, 2003


      Excellent stew.Even my 'stew-hating' husband loved it.I have been looking for a no tomato stew recipe for years,this one is it.It has wonderful,down home flavor,just like grandma used to make.

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    • on February 28, 2013


      Yum! The meat was tender and the gravy was flavorful. Thank you.

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    Nutritional Facts for Basic (No Tomato) Beef Stew

    Serving Size: 1 (645 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 543.0
    Calories from Fat 246
    Total Fat 27.3 g
    Saturated Fat 8.9 g
    Cholesterol 124.3 mg
    Sodium 930.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 31.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.7 g
    Sugars 6.5 g
    Protein 41.9 g

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