All-Day Beef Stew (No wine)

Recipe by Matt Smith
READY IN: 6hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Shake up flour, salt, pepper, and beef in a plastic bag.
  • Brown beef with olive oil.
  • Dissolve bouillon cubes into water Add beef, onions, potatoes, garlic, and broth to crock pot.
  • Simmer on low for 3 hours.
  • Add carrots, celery and spices (to taste).
  • Simmer another hour.
  • Turn off crock pot, remove half the broth to another pan.
  • Mix 2 tbsp corn starch with 1/4 cup cold water, add to broth and boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Repeat until as thick as you like, stir back into stew.
  • When stew is the right consistency, simmer until dinner time.
  • The longer it simmers the better, but check the veggies every hour so they don't get too soft.