Hearty Beef Stew

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READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
Recipe by cellogirl2

Another hearty stick-to-your bones soup. I like finding recipes like this because where I live winter is freezing, and we spend a lot of time out in our barn, so it's good to have hearty foods out in the cold.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place soup bones and water in a soup kettle or Dutch oven.
  2. Slowly bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2 hours. Set beef bones aside until cool enough to handle.
  4. Remove meat from bones; discard bones and return meat to broth.
  5. Add the potatoes, carrots, onion, barley, tomatoes, salt, pepper, garlic, and bay leaf.
  6. Cover and simmer for 50 - 60 minutes or until vegetables and barley are tender. discard bay leaf.
  7. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir into stew.
  8. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

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