Savory Beef Stew

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Bread n Butter

I believe this recipe was passed down from my Grandma. I think it's interesting how the tapioca is used to thicken the stew. I recently took it to a fundraiser for charity and it was the only stew/soup that was gone by the end of the day.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the 1/4 cup vegetable oil in a large skillet.
  2. Brown the beef in the oil on all sides.
  3. Add the onion, tomatoes, tapioca, beef broth, garlic, parsley, salt, pepper, and bay leaf.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. Turn into a 3 quart casserole and cover.
  6. Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.
  7. Add carrots, potatoes, and celery.
  8. Bake covered for one hour until vegetable are tender.

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