" Secret Ingredient" Beef Stew

READY IN: 4hrs
Recipe by pies and cakes and

The secret ingredient is Italian salad dressing and the flavor it adds is wonderful. Comfort food at its best.

Top Review by Mandy

This was nice although I would have liked it a little richer in flavour, I think some tomato paste would have made all the difference. I threw all the ingredients in the slow cooker and served it with rice for a simple dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a big pot or dutch oven, brown meat in salad dressing. Add the next 9 ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1-2 hours or till meat is tender.
  2. Add the potatoes, carrots, pepper and onion.
  3. Cover and simmer another hour or until veggies are tender. Combine flour and cold water in a shaker, stir into stew and bring to a boil till thickened. Serve.

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