Old Fashion Beef Stew

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Cheri Lee

From Cooks.com, this recipe is gravy based instead of tomato based. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a plastic bag, combine flour with 1 teaspoon salt.
  2. Add meat cubes, shake to coat.
  3. In a large saucepan, brown meat, in the hot bacon drippings. Add water, soup mix and spices.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45-60 minutes, until beef is nearly tender.
  5. Add vegetables (except peas), cover and simmer for 30 minutes more. Add peas last 10 minutes.
  6. If you need to thicken the stew some, use 1/4 cup of the leftover seasoning flour, mixed with 1/2 cup cold water, (make sure there are no lumps) and stir into the stew. Cook an additional 5 minutes.

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