Total Time
3hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This came from a Mennonite recipe book that I puchased at a harvest fair. I vary it from time to time by adding wine or beer to the simmering pot. This stew really tastes great on cold blustery days.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large pot and brown beef with onions.
  2. Sprinkle flour to coat everything and cook 1 minute.
  3. Add water and chopped tomato.
  4. Cover and simmer for 2 hours.
  5. Add potatoes, carrots and spices.
  6. Simmer an additional hour.
  7. Add peas and red pepper and simmer an additional 15 minutes.
  8. Serve with fresh bread.

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