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Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Crockpot Recipes: Herbed Beef Stew
FROM: SUE B.
HERBED BEEF STEW
INGREDIENTS: 2 to 2 1/2 lbs. lean chuck or round steak, 1/4 cup flour, salt and pepper to taste, 6 slices bacon chopped, 2 onions chopped, 2 cups beef broth, dash of ground cloves and nutmeg, 4 tbsp's. herb or wine vinegar, 2 tbsp's. brown sugar, 1 tsp. dried oregano, 1 tsp. dried thyme, 1 cup of small button mushrooms (optional).
DIRECTIONS: Cut meat into cubes, dredge in flour mixed with a little salt and pepper. Place bacon in skillet and fry a few minutes. Add pieces of meat and brown on all sides. Add onions and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to crock pot. Stir in beef broth, water, spices, vinegar, brown sugar and seasonings. Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours. Thicken juices with a mixture of flour and cold water if desired. Serve with potatoes or noodles.
Posted by HappySlob ::
8:56 AM ::