Main Course: Tender Beef Stew
Servings: 8-10 servings
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 60 minutes
- 3 tablespoons
- vegetable oil
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 2 pounds lean stew beef or wild meat, trimmed and cut into small cubes
- ¼ cup flour
- 2 ½ cups water
- 2 cloves garlic, minced or ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- 4 cups frozen vegetables, any type
- 1 package onion soup mix
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- Seasonings (optional) 1 bay leaf, 2 teaspoons dried parsley, salt, and pepper to taste
- 4 medium potatoes peeled and diced
Directions for Preparation
- In a large pot, fry the onion in the oil until softened.
- Sprinkle the beef with the flour. Add to the pot and fry until the beef is browned.
- Add the rest of the ingredients except for the potatoes.
- Bring up to a boil. Lower the heat and cover with a lid.
- Cook stirring occasionally for 30 minutes.
- Add the potatoes. Cook for another 30- 40 minutes or until the beef is tender. Add water if needed.
This one-pot beef stew recipe is a classic and perfect for a cold day! Using frozen vegetables in this recipe cuts down preparation time. Frozen vegetables are just as healthy as fresh!