Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

From my husbands recipe collection. Serve with pickled cucumbers, mixed pickles, beet salad and black bread with butter.


  1. Bring water to a boil in a large pot. Add stew
  2. meat. Boil 4-5 minutes. Skim foam from surface until clear. Add potatoes, onion, and salt. Tie bay leaves, peppercorns and cloves in a small piece of cheesecloth add to pot.
  3. Cover and cook 1 1/2- 2 hours.
  4. Potatoes and onions will become very soft and beef tender. Remove spice bag. Spoon stew into serving bowl. Sprinkle with parsley.