Hearty Beef Stew
Source of Recipe
Can also be done in a crock pot.
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 small onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, thickly sliced
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 can (14.5 oz.) recipe-ready diced tomatoes, undrained
2 small carrots, peeled and thickly sliced
1 teaspoon MAGGI Instant Beef Bouillon
1/2 teaspoon ground thyme
1 large potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
COMBINE flour, salt and pepper in medium bowl. Add beef; toss well to coat. Heat vegetable oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add beef, onion, celery and garlic. Cook, stirring frequently, for 6 to 8 minutes or until beef is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Add tomatoes with juice, carrots, bouillon and thyme. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover.
COOK, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes. Add potato; cook, stirring occasionally, for 25 to 30 minutes or until beef is tender.
CROCKERY COOKER METHOD:
COOK beef, onion, celery and garlic as above. Spoon beef mixture into crockery cooker; cover with potato, tomatoes with juice, carrots, bouillon and thyme. Cover; cook on high heat for 5 to 6 hours or on low heat for 10 to 12 hours or until beef is tender.
Serving Size: 4