Old Time Beef Stew

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a dutch oven brown stew meat in hot shortening, turning often making sure all sides are very brown.
  • Slice onion very thin and pull apart rings.
  • Add 2 cups hot water, Worcestershire, garlic, onion, bay leaf, salt, sugar paprika and pepper. Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours, stirring occationally to keep from sticking.
  • Remove bay leaf.
  • Peel and quarter carrots.
  • Peel and slice potatoes into 2 inch pieces.
  • Add carrots, potatoes and pearl oinoins on top of beef in dutch oven.
  • Sprinkle with additional salt and pepper. Cover and cook 30-45 minutes low/medium heat, or until vegetables are tender.
  • Slowly blend 1/3 cup cold water into 3 tablespoons flour.
  • In dutch oven push vegetables to one side and slowly stir flour mixture into the other side with liquid. Cook and stir all ingredients until bubbly.
  • Add frozen peas, stir and cook three minutes longer.
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