Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

I recieved this recipe from a great cook/co-worker years ago. It is one of my favorite stew recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a plastic bag, toss beef cubes with flour to coat, reserving the remaining flour.
  2. In a Dutch oven, brown beef 1/3 at a time in hot oil.
  3. Return all meat to pan and remove from heat.
  4. Add 2 cups of water, mustard, salt, garlic, chili powder, worcestershire and pepper.
  5. Simmer covered for 1 to1 1/2 hours or until meat is almost tender.
  6. Add 1 1/2 cup water, potatoes, onions, carrots, celery and simmer covered for 30 minutes.
  7. For Gravy, remove meat and veggies, skim fat from liquid.
  8. If necessary, blend the 1/4 C water into the reserved flour until smooth.
  9. Slowly stir into hot liquid. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  10. Season with salt and pepper, return meat and veggies to the gravy mixture and heat through.

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